Benfica comes after two victories in a row in Portugal and a 2-2 draw in Champions League against FC Astana. In the last six official games played in Champions League they have recorded a draw, a defeat and three victories.
Atletico Madrid managed and a direct qualification for the Champions League because they finished on the 3rd place last season in the Primera Division – Spain. Atletico comes after 6 victories in a roow, last one was against Granada CF in La Liga. In Champions League last round Atl. Madrid managed a 2-0 victory against Galatasaray. The team is the big favorite tonight, and we expect them to lead this competition and put pressure on Benfica from the outset. Atletico need only a draw to secure their place in the next round of the Champions League.
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