Atletico vs Juventus – LIVE: Stream, score, goals and latest updates from Champions League clash at the Wanda Metropolitano

Back-to-back defeats against Real Betis and Real Madrid ended Atletico’s long run of 19 unbeaten matches. Bouncing back with a win at the weekend against second from bottom Rayo Vallecano was essential for the vital fixture against Juventus.

Diego Simeone reached the Champions League final in two of the last five seasons and having narrowly missed out, he claims to be “stubborn” over completing the task. Atletico lost just one group match, 4-0 away at Borussia Dortmund whilst Juventus lost two. Both 2-1 defeats, to Manchester United and Young Boys respectively.

A tough test for Massimiliano Allegri’s side who lead Serie A by 13 points. Like their opponents, Juve have contested two of the last five finals and are equally obsessive in their desire for a Champions League title. The Old Lady have not won the competition since 1996 and hope the addition of five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo will secure them the trophy on this occasion.

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  • Michael Jones
  • 20 February 2019 19:27

Atletico Madrid make five changes to the starting line up from their win over Rayo Vallecano.

Alvaro Morata, Santiago Arias and Angel Correa drop to the bench with Vitolo and Lucas Hernandez missing out, the latter with a knee injury.  

Diego Costa, Juanfran, Koke, Rodri and Thomas Partey all come in.

 

Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic all start for Juventus as the Serie A leaders make three changes.

Alex Sandro, Blaise Matuidi and Miralem Pjanic come in with Sami Khedira, out for a month with a heart problem, Joao Cancelo and Emre Can also out.

 

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