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Uefa Champions League 2015-16

Everything you need to know about tonight’s Uefa Champions League semi-final showdown: Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid

The Bavarians host Atletico in the Uefa Champions League semi-final second leg at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday looking to make up a one-goal deficit

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 03 May, 2016, 2:09pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 03 May, 2016, 2:42pm

Bayern Munich host Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Champions League semi-final second leg at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday looking to make up a one-goal deficit.

Here’s the tale of the tape between the two:

1st leg

Wednesday, April 27

At Madrid

Atletico Madrid (ESP) 1 (Saul Niguez 11) Bayern Munich (GER) 0

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Atletico Madrid exploited Bayern Munich’s slow start, admits frustrated Pep Guardiola

Form

Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich had to wait to have their historic fourth consecutive Bundesliga title confirmed after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday. Thomas Mueller’s first-half header was cancelled out by Andre Hahn’s superb second-half strike for Gladbach.

Bayern are away to mid-table Ingolstadt next Saturday, then host relegated Hanover on the final day of the season in a fortnight.

There was some good news for Bayern as Jerome Boateng started his first game since January.

Atletico

Antoine Griezmann came off the bench to score the winner as Atletico maintained their La Liga title hopes with a 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano as coach Diego Simeone made seven changes from the side that started the first leg against Bayern.

Atletico remain level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga with just two games remaining.

Coaches

Bayern Munich – Pep Guardiola (ESP) – 45 years old

Atletico Madrid – Diego Simeone (ARG) – 46 years old

Respect: Pep Guardiola hails rival manager Diego Simeone as Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid face off

Leading scorers in all competitions:

Bayern Munich – Robert Lewandowski – 38 goals

Atletico Madrid – Antoine Griezmann – 30 goals

Road to the semi-finals

Bayern Munich

Winners of group F ahead of Arsenal

Beat Juventus (ITA) 6-4 on aggregate in the last 16

Beat Benfica (POR) 3-2 on aggregate in quarter-finals

Atletico Madrid

Winners of group C ahead of Benfica

Beat PSV Eindhoven (NED) on penalties after 0-0 aggregate draw in last 16

Beat Barcelona (ESP) 3-2 on aggregate in quarter-finals

European Cup/Champions League best performances:

Bayern Munich – Winners 1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013

Atletico Madrid – Runners-up 1974, 2014

Other honours:

Bayern Munich - 25 x German champions, 17 x German Cup, 4 x German Supercup, 1 x European Cup Winners’ Cup, 1 x Uefa Cup/Europa League, 1 x European Supercup, 2 x Intercontinental Cup, 1 x Fifa Club World Cup

Atletico Madrid - 10 x Spanish champions, 10 x Spanish Cup, 2 x Spanish Super Cup, 1 x Cup Winners’ Cup, 2 x Uefa Europa League, 2 x European Super Cup, 1 x Intercontinental Cup

Previous meetings before this season:

European Cup

1973/1974: Final – 1-1; Replay – Atletico 0 Bayern Munich 4

 

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