Atletico Optimistic Will Turn the situation in Calderon
Leverkusen – Opportunity to qualify yet closed for Atletico Madrid after a 0-1 defeat at home to Bayer Leverkusen. At home, Atletico determined to improve her appearance in order to ensure their escape.
Melakoni first leg of the round of 16 at the Bay Arena last night, the runner-up last season has failed by a single goal Hakan Çalhanoğlu created in the 57th minute. This means that in the second leg, Atletico must win at least 2-0 or better, while Leverkusen just need a minimum of a draw.
Atletico finish the game with 10 players. Tiago Mendes receives expelled from the game after receiving a second yellow card in the 76th.
Although the upper hand, Die Werkself not deserve to relax. You see, Atletico has a slick record at home. Vicente Calderon has not been tarnished by defeat in since 2013-14. Of the nine home games that have been passed in that period, one draw (against Chelsea 0-0) is the worst outcome.
“This is the Champions League, we were in the Big 16 and the game will not be easy,” said Diego Godin in As.
“Our intention is to work very hard at home and turn things around in the second leg. We are confident to do so,” said the Uruguayan defender.
Tiago red card means he can not go down in the return match together Godin, who must undergo an automatic suspension results yellow card accumulation.