Real’s attack or Atletico’s defense, who will win the final – The two best clubs of Spain Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will be playing the final of third UEFA Champions League between on Saturday at the San Siro in Milan. Every football analyst and former players will be keeping an eye on the match. When both of them had faced each other in the last final of 2014, Atletico Madrid defeated by a huge margin of 4-1 by Real Madrid. Both Real and Atletico got 90 and 88 points and finished second and third in La Liga, respectively.
Real has an edge over Atletico according to SPI, and there are chances that Real will win the trophy of Champions League. The Spanish club Real Madrid is second-highest rated offensive team and Atletico is the highest-rated defensive team. Previous records are favoring Real over Atletico. Real scored 100 goals in this season of La Liga and is on the second place for the most number of goals scored in five major European Leagues that includes Spain, England, Italy, Germany, and France.
With 28 goals, Real is the team which has scored less than what the top scoring team has scored and is the second-highest scoring team in this Champions League. Atletico has scored 18 goals in 38 league matches which are the record of fewest goals in the European leagues. The team did not score even a single goal in the 24 match which is also the record. While on the other side, in out of 38 league matches it happened that Real scored three or more goals in it and hold the record for most goals scored in the top European leagues.
As per records, Real Madrid does goal more often than any other team in the five major European leagues and takes a lead in both total shots and shots on goal. 40 percent of their shots that Real played was on target. It is the second-best in La Liga and sixth best in the five major European Leagues. Atletico defense has been his strong area as it has allowed the second-fewest shots and fewest shots on target in La Liga, and 27 percent of shots were put by the opponents on target which is also the fewest in La Liga and in the five major European leagues it is third-fewest.
When Real played against Atletico, Atletico stops Real Madrid to a total of one goal. Real were able to take only 24 shots in those two matches against Atletico, out of them only five hits the target. This is the Real’s worst record against any opponent this season. Real star player Cristiano Ronaldo scored 35 La Liga goals and become the player to score the highest goals for Real and overtook Paul who was the highest goal scorer. Ronaldo is on the fourth place in the number of goals scored by any player in the five major European leagues. He led all players in shots (227) and shots on goal (97) this season.
He took averaged 2.7 shots on target per La Liga match this season while Atletico has allowed just 2.6 per match as a team. Both the teams are looking strong, it will be a fight against the defense of Atletico and Real’s attack. The results will come out on Saturday when both of them were on the field because the previous records don’t matter when you are on the field.
- In history of past four years, this is the third instance that teams from the same national has been playing the final Champion League. The teams from Germany in 2013, Spain in 2014 and again Spain this year.
- Out of 16 games that Atletico played against Real Madrid, Atletico won seven.
- Christian Ronaldo playing for Real has scored 16 goals and is on the top of table in the leading goal-scorer.