After the winter break, started on the stage of the playoffs main football club European football tournament – the Champions League. And in the first match of 1/8 final clash between holders Liverpool FC and two-time finalist in the last six draws Atletico Madrid. In the first match was won by “plans” – 1:0.
ahead of the game in the capital of Spain, numerous experts drew analogies and Parallels in the fate of these two teams compared their leading players and coaches Diego Simeone and Jurgen Klopp. And most importantly, what agree experts, is that two-legged tie will be very interesting and perhaps unpredictable, despite the fact that the Liverpool five’s champion in England, and Atletico Madrid is struggling in the Spanish La Liga only for 3-4-5-th place.
well, some predictions come true, but something is not quite. First, rivals as it were afraid of each other, and considerable forces concentrated in defense. So all decided the only goal scored by the Spaniard Saulem already on 4-th minute after a corner.
secondly, despite the fact that both teams are long out of short winter break, their game in this particular meeting was very reminiscent of the so-called “spring football,” with its unpredictability and errors.
Finally, in the third, the result of the first leg leaves chances for both teams before re-Dating in Liverpool. Yes, on the one hand, atlético won and has some minimal, but the advantage. But on the other, a guest leaves a narrow defeat and the English “red” excellent chances of success. And, I think, “pluck” at home will make every effort to win.