Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview. Check the match preview, betting tips, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma in Champions League.
Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma Match Preview
Atletico Madrid will look to improve their flagging fortunes when they take on a confident AS Roma side in the Champions League. This Group C fixture will be played at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday, November 22, so read the betting preview, betting tips and predictions for this game.
Atletico’s season is not going according to plan and manager Diego Simeone is struggling to live up to the lofty standards set by him in the previous seasons. The weekend stalemate at home to Real Madrid left them 10 points behind Barcelona in the La Liga which is already looking like a lost battle. Worse still, they have picked just 3 points from 4 games in the Champions League and stand on the verge of elimination. That would be a shock considering they have reached the final twice in the last 4 years but on current form, they are not worthy of a knockout place. Two points were picked from draws against minnows Qarabag while looking out of place against Chelsea at home in a 2-1 loss. Can they find their mojo back and make a dash for a change of their fortunes?
Roma, on the other hand, sit atop the group standings coming into the penultimate group of games with 8 points but only 1 above second-placed Chelsea. They got the better of the Blues at home thrashing them 3-0 while grabbing a well-deserved point at Stamford Bridge after a 3-3 draw. They look well placed to qualify for the next stage but with just one-point advantage over Chelsea, they would like to get maximum out of this fixture. Does that mean alarm bells for the hosts? Roma come into the game on the back of a 2-1 derby win over Lazio on Saturday making it six wins on the trot in all competitions. They have scored 12 goals in this period and look more settled than Atletico ahead of this fixture.
Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma H2H
The goalless draw in September between these two sides was the first ever meeting.
Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma Team News
Atletico will not have the services of Stefan Savic who is suspended for this clash. Apart from that, Simeone has a fully-fit squad at his disposal.
Roma will not have the services of Rick Karsdorp who is out with a cruciate ligament rupture while Patrick Schick in unlikely to take a part.
Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma Probable Line-ups
Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Juanfran, Gimenez, Godin, Filipe Luis, Partey, Gabi, Saul, Koke, Griezmann, Torres.
AS Roma: Alisson, Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov, Nainggolan, De Rossi, Strootman, El Shaarawy, Perotti, Dzeko.
Atletico Madrid vs AS Roma Predictions
Roma found the back the net in all their away games this season and that should be a pointer to their scoring form. Atletico are regular scorers at their new home which draws us toward the pick of both teams to score. Roma’s win also looks a more likely event.