ATN Vs RM Fantasy Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Atalanta in with a real chance of gaining a crucial advantage over Real Madrid today.
When Atalanta would have found themselves paired alongside Real Madrid for their round of 16 Champions League affair, jitters are bound to have gone through the Serie A side’s ranks.
With Real Madrid in stellar touch at the moment and Atalanta torn into shreds by Liverpool, the Italian outfit knew it faced a daunting task. However, the last couple of weeks have seen Atalanta been talked about as outright favourites to win today’s showdown.
Its down to Real Madrid’s appalling dip in form at the moment. With the club riddled with injuries, the side’s second fiddle players have failed to up the ante and guide the club past the finishing line.
ATN Vs RM Fantasy Probable Winner
Atalanta know only one way to approach matches and its by giving everything they have to attack. They’ll deploy the same modus operandi today as well, one we envision mortifying a mundane Real Madrid side.
Probable Playing 11
- The hosts are going to be without the injured Hans for the outing.
- Real Madrid are reeling with injuries with Eden, Ramos, Rodrygo, Federico, Daniel, Eder, Karim and Alvaro all out of the encounter.
Gollini, Toloi, Djimsiti, Palomino, Maehle, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens, Ilicic, Zapata, Muriel
Courtois, Vazquez, Varane, Nacho, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Asensio, Diaz, Vinicius Jr
Champions League 2020-21
Match: Atalanta Vs Real Madrid
Date And Time: 25th February, Thursday- 1:30am IST
Venue: National Arena, Bucharest
Telecast: Sony Ten 2/HD
- Zapata: 3 Goals, 1 Assist
- Karim: 4 Goals
Fantasy Team Picks
Atalanta are bound to plunder Thibaut Courtois’ goal but we do envisage the Real Madrid shot stopper recording a solid amount of saves.
Given the nature of both of these teams’ backline, a cleansheet looks the last thing either side will be emerging with. It sees us limit our side to the measly three picks in this docket with all being of the attacking minded defenders.
It sees us begin with Ferland Mendy from Real Madrid, a player who has embarked on marauding runs into the opposition’s side of the pitch.
Atalanta on the other hand will see their sturdy CBs, Cristian Romero and Berat Djimsiti be inducted in our unit owing to the two cleansheets they recorded against Ajax and Liverpool.
He might have only the one assist in the Champions League till now but Toni Kroos dictated proceedings in attack for Real Madrid.
Luka Modric who has the one goal and Casemiro will be completing the triad from the club. Atalanta on the other hand as ever see us immerse in the services of their wingback, Robin Gosens, a player who has become the talk of the town owing to his versatile skill set.
Remo Freuler and his ability to scour past tight spaces see him complete the duo from the club.
The strike partnership of Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel has scored the four goals for Atalanta to see it be a must have pick for us.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Toni Kroos and his ability to both score and assist makes him our captain while Zapata is the vice-captain.
Courtois, Mendy, Djimsiti, Romero, Kroos, Casemiro, Modric, Freuler, Gosens, Zapata, Muriel
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Fantasy Team Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.