Atletico - Bayern: facts
Bayern Munich finished first in Group A with two games remaining, while Atletico Madrid have work to do to join their Round 5 rivals in their last 16 games.
• The title holders have won all four games this season, extending their record UEFA Champions League win streak to 15 matches. Athleti is seven points behind five, two points ahead of Lokomotiv and four behind Salzburg. The Spanish team can make progress in the 5th round, but they will need to beat Bayern, and Lokomotiv will not be able to win at home against Salzburg.
• In the first round, Bayern Munich suffered the worst defeat in Europe in Munich. Kingsley Coman have scored twice, while Leon Goretzka and Corentin Tolisso have scored one each in a 4-0 home win.
• Each team won 1-0 in the 2016/17 group stage. Yannick Carrasco scored the only goal in Madrid, Robert Lewandowski did the same in Munich - the last result in the 6th round prevented Atlety from winning all six matches in the section, although they still finished three points ahead of the runner-up " Bavaria ".
• As a result, the 2015/16 semi-finals Atlético Madrid runner-up beat Bayern Munich on away goals thanks to a 1-0 home success. Saul Niguez scored a goal. Bayern won the return 2-1, with Xabi Alonso and Lewandowski scoring on either side of Antoine Griezmann that night as Thomas Müller (Bayern) and Fernando Torres (Atlético) saved a penalty.
• Previously, the clubs met in the 1974 European Cup final in Brussels, where Bayern won after a second game - the only time that happened in the final. Atlético was seconds away from winning the first leg after a goal by Luis Aragones (114), but Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck's equalizer in the 120th minute saved Bayern Munich, who won the replay 48 hours later, scoring two goals by Uli Hoeness and Gerd Müller and scoring his first European Cup.
• Rohiblancos reacted to an initial 3-2 defeat to Bayern Munich at home against Salzburg, followed by a 1-1 away draw and a 0-0 home draw with Lokomotiv.
• Third in Spain in the 2019/20 season, Atlético's 11th UEFA Champions League group campaign and eighth in a row; all but two of the previous ten made the playoffs.
• Diego Simeone's side finished second in his section last season behind Juventus with ten points. They both lost to Bayer Leverkusen (1-2) and Juve (0: 1); Athletes did not lose at home in the group stage, collecting two wins and a draw.
• Atlético beat Liverpool impressively in the round of 16 (1-0 h, 3-2 aet), but lost 2-1 to Leipzig in the quarterfinals in Lisbon.
• The Madrid club have advanced to the quarterfinals or better in five of the last seven UEFA Champions League campaigns - all under Simeon.
• Atlético have lost only seven of their last 35 games in Europe (W20, D8), although four of those losses have been in the last ten.
• Rohiblancos have reached the UEFA Champions League twice and have reached the UEFA Europa League final three times in the past 11 seasons.
• The 2-1 Chelsea defeat in Matchday 2 of the 2017/18 season is Atlético's only defeat in their last 28 European games at their own stadium (W22, D5).
• Atlético have lost their last three games to German clubs, although they have an unbeaten streak of ten at home against a Bundesliga rival (B8, H2) following a 1-0 defeat to eventual winner Dortmund in the 1996/97 UEFA season. Champions League group stage.
• Simeone recently beat Leverkusen 1-0 at home in Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League last season.
• The German giants have extended their competitive winning streak to 15 this season following a home defeat to Atlético with victories at Lokomotiv (2-1) and Salzburg (6-2) ahead of a home win over Austrian 3-1 side sealed progress.
• Bayern won their sixth European Cup in 2019/20 and third in the UEFA Champions League, beating Paris Saint-Germain in Lisbon 1-0.
• Last season's final marked Bayern's 11th consecutive tournament victory, surpassing the record set between April and November 2013 and which Real Madrid matched from April 2014 to February 2015. Bayern Munich became the first undefeated champion since Manchester United in the 2007/08 season.
• The Munich club are only the seventh team - and the first from Germany - to win all six UEFA Champions League group stage matches last season, with major wins over Tottenham (7-2) and Red Star (6-0). Bayern Munich finished as the top scorer in the 2019/20 group stage with 24 goals, one less than the record set by Paris in the 2017/18 season. They have scored 15 goals in their first four games this season.
• The German champions have since gone through the playoffs, beating Chelsea in the round of 16 (3-0 in 4-1 h) and then one-off victories over Barcelona (8-2) for the first time Bayern Munich "scored. eight goals in the UEFA Champions League match - Lyon (3-0) and Paris in Lisbon.
• Bayern's 43 goals in last year's UEFA Champions League campaign are the highest ever scored by any club since the format changed in 2003/04. The all-time record for a single campaign is 45 goals scored by Barcelona in 1999/2000, although they played 16 matches, up from 11 in the 2019/20 season.
• Lewandowski became the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League top scorer with 15 goals, two less than Cristiano Ronaldo's 17 goals for Real Madrid in 2013/14. The goal he scored against Salzburg in Matchday 4 this season was 71st in the UEFA Champions League, catching up with Raul Gonzalez and finishing third in the tournament's history of top scorers.
• This is Bayern's 24th UEFA Champions League group campaign, behind Barcelona and Real Madrid (25 each). They have now won their sections 17 times, including in each of the past three seasons. Only Barcelona did it more often (21).
• German champions for a record 30th time last season - with a landmark eighth straight Bundesliga title - Bayern have advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals or better in eight of the past nine seasons, save for a defeat to eventual Liverpool champions in the final. 2018/19 1/8 finals.
• Bayern have already won European silver this season, beating UEFA Europa League winner Sevilla 2-1 after extra time in the UEFA Super Cup in Budapest on 24 September thanks to goals from Leon Goretzky (34) and Javi Martinez (104).
• Bayern have won 16 consecutive UEFA victories this season, with their only loss in their last 25 away games to Europe being a 3-1 home defeat to Liverpool in the 2018 UEFA Champions League round of 16 return / 19 (B20 H4).
• Bayern are unbeaten in 15 European away games (W12, D3) - one short of Manchester United's record - following their 3-0 defeat in Paris in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League first round. Outside Munich, they won ten in a row.
• Despite wins over Barcelona last season and against Sevilla and Atlético this season, Bayern have won just four in their last nine games against Spanish clubs (D2 L3).
• Bayern's record on the road against Spanish clubs is W8 D6 L15. The 2-1 win over Sevilla in the first leg of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals (2-1 aggregate) is their only win in their last seven visits (D1 L5). Most recently, they drew 2-2 against Real Madrid in the second semi-final match that season (3-4 in total).
Links and trivia
• Lucas Hernandez came through the Atlético youth system, joining the club in 2007. Seven years later, he burst into the main squad and played 67 league appearances, winning the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup in 2018 and then moving to Bayern Munich. next year.
• Also played in Spain:
Javi Martinez (Athletic Club 2006-12)
• Martinez was in the 2012 UEFA Europa League final with Athletic, losing 3-0 to Atlético.
• International teammates:
Thomas Lemar and Lucas Hernandez, Benjamin Pavar, Kingsley Coman, Corentin Tolisso (France)
• Coque competed in UEFA club competition for the hundredth time in Matchday 5, when Angel Correa competed for the 50th time.
• Athletes are the only team that have not yet lost in the league this season (W6 H2). On 21 November they won 1-0 at home against Barcelona, ending a 20-game streak without beating the Catalan club (D6 L14) *.
• Atlético Madrid are unbeaten in their last 24 League games (W15, D9), a club record *.
• Luis Suarez scored his 150th league goal in a 2-0 win at Celta on 17 October in his 196th appearance in the tournament. Only Cristiano Ronaldo (140 matches) surpassed this mark in the 21st century.
• The Celta win marked Simeone's 200th league win as Atlético's coach in his 330th match. He is the second league boss to reach this single club mark after former Real Madrid coach Miguel Muñoz (257 appearances).
• Suarez scored a penalty in Uruguay's 3-0 win in Colombia in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on 13 November, but has since been retired due to illness. *
• Lucas Torreira, who also played for Uruguay, is also supported *.
• João Felix scored a goal in Portugal's 7-0 friendly win over Andorra on 11 November and a 3-2 UEFA Nations League win in Croatia six days later. The striker has scored eight goals in his last nine club and international * appearances.
• Marcos Llorente made his Spanish national debut in a 1-1 friendly against the Netherlands on 11 November, following the lead of his father Paco Llorente and grandfather Ramon Grosso. This is the second family to represent Spain for three generations in a row, after Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso, his father and grandfather.
• Diego Costa came on as a second-half substitute against Barcelona, who have been eliminated since 17 October with a hamstring injury.
• Héctor Herrera has not played since the 4-0 win over Cadiz on 7 November with a hamstring injury *.
• Yannick Carrasco returned to score Atleti's winning goal against Barcelona, who have not played since 24 October due to a hamstring problem.
• Chime Vrsaljko, who is not on the UEFA Champions League Atletico team, has been out of the game for a long time due to a knee injury.
• Joshua Kimmich's next appearance in the UEFA Champions League from the group stage to the final will be his 50th. He played his 50th UEFA club competition in round three.
• Thomas Müller has played 119 UEFA Champions League games, from group stage to final; no German played in the tournament anymore. Manuel Neuer (115) is also ahead of previous record holder Philippe Lam, who has played 112 games.
• Bayern have won 37 of their 40 games in 2020. After a 0-0 home draw at Leipzig on 9 February, they had 23 consecutive wins - a new record for Germany - and 32 unbeaten games before losing 4-1 at Hoffenheim on 27 September.
• Following the defeat at Hoffenheim, Hansi Flick's side have won 11 of 12 matches with a total of 39 goals. The exception came on November 21, when in the Bundesliga they played 1-1 at home at Werder Bremen.
• The 3-2 win at Dortmund on 7 November marked Müller's 358th Bundesliga appearance and 261st win, surpassing Oliver Kahn's Bayern record.
• Robert Lewandowski has scored 11 goals after eight Bundesliga rounds *.
• The Dortmund game marked Lewandowski's 300th appearance for Bayern Munich and his 259th goal. *
• Lewandowski has scored 247 league goals together for Dortmund and Bayern Munich, the third highest scoring in the Bundesliga all-time behind former Bayern striker Gerd Müller (365 goals) and Klaus Fischer (268). His goals against Arminia Bielefeld on 17 October means he has scored to all 18 current Bundesliga teams, including Bayern Munich. *
• Leroy Sané scored a goal in Germany's 3-1 UEFA Nations League match over Ukraine on 14 November.
• Benjamin Pawar and Kingsley Coman hit the French side's target in a 4-2 win against Sweden. The world champions will take part in next year's final.
• On 17 November, Manuel Neuer won his 96th match for Germany against Spain in the UEFA Nations League, surpassing Sepp Meier's national goalkeeper record. The 6-0 loss was the first time he conceded six goals per game in his professional career.
• Jamal Musiala, who became the youngest Bundesliga scorer at 17 and 205 days after his 8-0 win over Schalke on 18 September, scored a goal in his first starting lineup for England U21 against Albania in the European tournament. Qualifying matches of the championship on November 17.
• Bouna Sarr (thigh) and Niklas Süle (fitness) have missed the last two Bayern Munich games *.
• Corentin Tolisso last appeared on November 7th due to muscle problems *.
• Kimmich suffered a knee injury against Dortmund and has not played since.
• Alfonso Davis was substituted just three minutes after a 5-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on 24 October after an ankle injury and has not played since, although he returned to light training *.
• Malik Tillman has been out since 2 October with a knee injury *.
* Subject to weekend updates