Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid Prediction & Betting Tips, 1st October 201930th September 2019 / lee
Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid Champions League Preview, 1st October 8.00pm
Atletico Madrid mounted a big fightback at home on matchday one to take a point against Juventus. At the end of the day, they will have been happy with that. They will next face Lokomotiv Moscow who opened their account with a win over Leverkusen. So the Russians will probably be happy with a point in this one. Read our Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid betting tips for more.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid Betting Odds*
Lokomotiv Madrid 9/2
Atletico Madrid 4/6
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 28th, 2019 at 1:17 p.m.)
Lokomotiv Moscow News and Form
Moscow opened their account with a good away win over Bayer Leverkusen. They will be facing a tougher opponent in this one of course. That was their first away victory in the Champions League since 2002 when they won at Galastarary. It was a span of thirteen games (D4 L9) without a win between the two victories for Moscow. This is the fifth time that Lokomotiv have been in the group stage of the tournament.
They were in last season’s group stage and finished bottom, taking a home win over Galatasaray only. The Russians had been on a six-match losing streak in Europe before that. Lokomotiv suffered home defeats against Schalke and Porto last season. There have been five wins in their last 13 European home games. They have won two of their last nine against Spanish opponents.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid Head to Head
Atletico are W2 D1 from three previous meetings
They were more recently together in the 2018/19 Europa League
Atletico won both games that season
The three previous meetings have gone over 2.5 goals
Atletico Madrid News and Form
Atletico had to mount a fightback on matchday one. They found themselves 2-0 down at home against Juventus before responding in the final twenty minutes. They were on a nine-match winning streak at home in Europe before that. Atletico have suffered only the three defeats in their last 11 European games (W3 D5). Surprising last season they were hammered 4-0 at Borussia Dortmund in last season’s group.
Their second away defeat last season happened in the round of sixteen at Juventus. Atleti have suffered three defeats in their last 23 European fixtures (W14 D5). They have been to Russia six times before and have an unbeaten record there of W4 D2. They have won their two last trips there. Atletico picked up a home draw against Real Madrid in their big derby clash in La Liga on the weekend.
Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid Tips & Odds
Who will win – Lokomotiv Moscow v Atletico Madrid Predictions
Dealing with Leverkusen will have ended up being a lot easier than what Moscow will find in trying to deal with Atletico Madrid. The Spaniards possess the quality to go and nab a good three points on their long trip out east.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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