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Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Atletico to qualify with a win in Austria

  • Salzburg host Atletico knowing that a victory sees them qualifying for the KO round
  • Jesse Marsch’s team have lost 5 of their last 9 and 2 in a row at home
  • Atletico have won 7 of their last 10 matches
  • Simone’s team have won 3 of their last 5 matches on the road
Atletico Madrid vs Salzburg
Atletico Madrid won 3-2 in Madrid in their last match against Salzburg (Getty Images)

Salzburg host Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League at the Red Bull Arena in Wals-Siezenheim on Wednesday. The home side can progress with a win whilst a draw or better would take Atletico into the round of 16. There is everything to play for in this massive encounter.

Salzburg Form

Since the UEFA Champions League group stage began, Salzburg have had a big drop in results in all competitions. In Europe, Salzburg have lost away at Atletico Madrid and home and away to Bayern Munich. 

Their four points came from a 2-2 home draw with Lokomotiv Moscow and a 3-1 away win against the same opponents.

In their last match, Salzburg lost 1-0 away to Admira having made eight changes to their starting XI with the Atletico Madrid match in mind.

Salzburg Team News

Salzburg have fewer midfield options for this match due to injuries. Youba Diarra and Ousmane Diakite both have serious knee injuries. Antoine Bernede has a fractured tibia and misses out in the engine room as well.

Atletico Madrid Form

Atletico have not had their finest UEFA Champions League campaign thus far. They have one win, three draws and a 4-0 loss to Bayern Munich in their five matches. They drew 1-1 against a much-changed Bayern team in their last  Champions League match.

Quite to the contrary, Atletico have made a superb start to the La Liga season with eight wins in their 10 matches whilst only conceding two goals. The other two matches have ended in draws.

Prior to their draw against Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid defeated Valencia 1-0 away from home and then beat Real Valladolid 2-0 in their last match. Thomas Lemar and Diego Llorente scored the goals.

Atletico Madrid Team News

Luis Suarez and Lucas Torreira both returned from COVID-19 against Real Valladolid and will boost the attack and midfield respectively.

Jose Maria Gimenez is ruled out due to a knee injury at centre-back. Diego Costa and Yannick Carrasco are both out injured in the attacking areas while midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia is ineligible for the UEFA Champions League.

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid Head to Head

Atletico Madrid hold a 1-0 advantage over Salzburg with only one match played.

Their only meeting with in October as Atletico won 3-2 in Madrid.

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid Odds

Atletico Madrid are favourites to win at 2.10 with Salzburg priced at 3.20. A draw can be back at 3.70.

Over 2.5 goals is available at 1.67 while under 2.5 goals is priced at 2.20 with bet365.

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid Match Up

Both teams rested players over the weekend to ensure they had fresh line-ups for this crunch match. Salzburg have to attack at home and try to win but they play that way anyway. 

Atletico Madrid will be able to soak up pressure and find Luis Suarez and Joao Felix on the counter attack.

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid Stats

  • Salzburg have seen over 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Salzburg have lost 5 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Salzburg have kept 1 clean sheet in their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Salzburg have lost their last 2 home matches (all competitions).
  • Atletico Madrid have won 7 of their last 10 matches (all competitions).
  • Atletico Madrid have won 3 of their last 5 away matches (all competitions).

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid FAQ

What is the best bet in Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid?

Atletico Madrid are backed to win this match against Salzburg.

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Where is Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid being played?

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid is being played at the Red Bull Arena in Salzburg, Austria.

When is Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid being played?

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid is being played at 20:00 GMT on Wednesday 9 December 2020. The game is taking place at the Red Bull Arena.

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What competition are Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid playing in?

Salzburg vs Atletico Madrid are playing in the UEFA Champions League. Atletico Madrid won 3-2 when they met earlier this season.



I'm tipping Atletico Madrid to win this match with 2-1 being the likely scoreline.

Best Bet: Atletico Win Full Time Result @110.00 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Correct Score Tip: Atletico Win 2-1 Correct Score @800.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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