With Barcelona looking for their winning form after two draws, they are up against a team that will not be willing to give up their winning form. Atletico Madrid is on fire with four league victories in a row and is eager for more.
Do you dare to call this one? Because we don’t! It is what makes this such an interesting match though. Looking at the last five encounters between these teams in La Liga, Barcelona managed to win just one while the rest ended up in a draw.
Even though the scoreboard showed 3-0 on after 90 minutes last week, it wasn’t all that obvious throughout the match that it would. Jurgen Klopp called the performance of his squad ‘the best European away game’ thus far this season, indicating how good Liverpool was.
In old mythical tales, the entire earth would shake when two titans faced off in battle. The match tonight already has a mythical status, prior to being played. Two five time Champions League trophy winners are trying to get their sixth at the expense of the other. It is Lionel Messi versus Virgil van Dijk; the world trembles…