Contradanyc.com – Porto Vs Atletico Champions League And The final matchday of Group B of the 2022/2023 Champions League will bring together FC Porto with Atletico Madrid at the Do Dragao Stadium. The two teams carried out a different mission in the duel which took place on Wednesday (2/11/2022) night WIB.
Atlético Madrid has definitely been knocked out of the 2022/2023 Champions League. Diego Simeone’s troops slumped in third place in Group B. From five matches, Atletico only got five points.
With five points, Atlético can’t catch up with the leaders Club Bruge with FC Porto in second. Atletico just struggle to maintain the third position which means a ticket to the Europa League. They are only one point ahead of caretaker Bayer Leverkusen.
As for FC Porto, they have secured a ticket to the round of 16. But they still need to win over Atletico if they want to win Group B. Porto are now just one point adrift of Bruges. Selengkapnya.
Ahead of the clash on the sixth matchday of the Champions League, FC Porto and Atletico both won negative results in the domestic league which lasted all weekend.
Porto Vs Atletico Champions League only drew 1-1 with Santa Clara. As a result they are increasingly left behind from Benfica who reigns at the top of the standings. The distance is eight points.
Atlético is even worse. They lost 2-3 when hosted by Cadiz in La Liga on 29 October thanks to Ruben Sobrino’s decisive goal in the final minute. Atletico are now eight points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Entertaining Atletico, Porto could not lose two of its flagship senior players, Pepe and Joao Mario. Both must be absent due to injury. Meanwhile, Mateus Uribe and David Carmo were suspended.
Atletico will also limp. Alvaro Morata, Koke, Thomas Lemar and Marcos Llorente will not play due to injury. Joao Felix who will be Atletico’s mainstay to steal goals.
Joao Felix is at his best. He scored two goals in Atletico’s loss to Cadiz. Joao Felix also knows Porto very well. He is a former Benfica player.
Porto: Costa; Aquino, Cardoso, Marcano, Sanusi; Otavio, Costa, Eustaquio; Evanilson, Taremi, Galeno
Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Savic, Gimenez, Reinildo; Molina, De Paul, Kondogbia, Witsel, Carrasco; Griezmann, Felix