The Champions League returns to the Wanda Metropolitano with a massive game between Atleti and Juventus. The group stage opener is to be played at 9 pm CET.
- Our team has faced the Italian side four times in the Champions League (2W, 1D, 1L).
- In our previous two games against Juventus, we earned two wins (1-0 and 2-0).
- We also faced the Italians in the pre-season, when we won thanks to a Joao Félix brace.
- Atleti have only lost one of the eight matches played against Italian clubs in the Champions League.
- Since Simeone made his debut as a manager in the European competition in September 2013, our team has kept the most clean sheets (34).
- Diego Costa has scored nine goals in 13 Champions League games with Atleti, averaging one goal every 99 minutes and converting 26% of his strikes.
- Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri is the current Europa League champion, having won the title last season with Chelsea.