All the eyes will be on the Camp Nou tomorrow as the defending European champions FC Barcelona take on La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final at the Nou Camp on Tuesday, four days after losing El Clasico 2-1 to Real Madrid. Get Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Highlights just after the match here.
FC Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid – Highlights
[ UEFA Champions League, 1st Leg ]
- 25′ 0 – 1 Fernando Torres scored totally against the run of play when he finished off a great counter attacking move.
- 35′ Fernando Torres got sent off in 35th minute for his second yellow card in space of 5 minutes.
- 63′ 1 – 1 Luis Suarez flicked home the equalizer from close range bring Barcelona back in the game.
- 73′ 2 – 1 Luis Suarez finished off a superb Dani Alvez cross to get Barcelona 2-1 in front.
After going 39 matches without defeat Barcelona, the Real Madrid broke the street on the weekend. While Barcelona were, of course, undefeated but they are undefeatable, like every other team, Barça also had their weaknesses.
Atletico will be looking to get one over Barcelona having lost match back in January in the league. Barca’s confidence might have hurt due to defeat by Real Madrid and this will definitely help Atletico Madrid this Tuesday night.
This is the 13th meeting between Barcelona and Atletico in less than three years.
Barcelona have won the past six meetings, with Atletico’s last victory in the Champions League quarter-finals in April 2014.
Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid head to head
BARCA VS ATLENTICO LAST MEETING
FC Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid – 30th January 2016 – La Liga
The Blaugrana came from behind to claim victory in this ill-tempered affair, as Atletico Madrid ended the match with nine men as Filipe Luis and Diego Godin both saw red.
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez, Neymar
Atletico (4-2-2-2): Oblak; Juanfran, Godin, Gimenez, Luis; Gabi, Tiago; Koke, Saul; Griezmann, Torres
Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Match Prediction
This match, Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid will be the most tense match of the season.
Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Highlights:
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