LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen overcomes Atlético Madrid with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Andrich (84′) and a goal from M. Diaby (87′).
The match was played at the BayArena stadium in Leverkusen on Tuesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Oliver who was helped by Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was Darren England. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant at 19.2 degrees Celsius or 66.51 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.
Atlético Madrid had a strong ball possession 55% while Bayer 04 Leverkusen was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Atlético Madrid was more pushing with 53 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Bayer 04 Leverkusen was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target. Regarding the opposition, Atlético Madrid shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen received 3 yellow cards (O. Kossounou, J. Tah and R. Andrich). Regarding the opposition, Atlético Madrid didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this contest, Bayer 04 Leverkusen has 3 points to occupy the 2nd place in the standings. On the opposite side, Atlético Madrid stays with 3 points (3rd).
In the next match in the Champions League, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will host Club Brugge on the 1st of November with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Club Brugge (1 draw).
Atlético Madrid will play away agasint Porto on the 1st of November with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Atlético Madrid (3 draws).
Bayer 04 Leverkusen – Formation
Bayer 04 Leverkusen started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Gerardo Seoane decided to play with the following team: Lukáš Hrádecký, Odilon Kossounou , Jonathan Tah , Edmond Tapsoba , Piero Hincapié , Robert Andrich , Kerem Demirbay , Moussa Diaby , Adam Hložek , Callum Hudson-Odoi and Patrik Schick .
The home team had on the bench: Charles Aránguiz, Mitchel Bakker, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Jeremie Frimpong, Nadiem Amiri, Maximilian Neutgens, Sardar Azmoun, Niklas Lomb and Paulinho.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen made 5 changes: A. Hlozek for J. Frimpong (69′), E. Tapsoba for M. Bakker (89′), P. Schick for C. Aranguiz (89′), M. Diaby for S. Azmoun (89′) and C. Hudson-Odoi for N. Amiri (90′).
Best player: Jeremie Frimpong
The player that probably impressed the most for Bayer 04 Leverkusen was Jeremie Frimpong even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 8 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 69′.
Atlético Madrid – Formation
Atlético Madrid started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Diego Pablo Simeone played with: Ivo Grbić, Nahuel Molina , Axel Witsel , Felipe , Mario Hermoso , Reinildo Isnard Mandava , Marcos Llorente , Koke , Saúl Ñíguez , Álvaro Morata and João Félix .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Alberto Moreno, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Antoine Griezmann, Rodrigo de Paul , Matheus Cunha , Marco Moreno, Sergio Diez Roldán, Antonio Gomis, Sergio Mestre, Ángel Correa and Yannick Carrasco .
Atlético Madrid made 5 changes: S. Niguez for R. de Paul (46′), R. Mandava for Y. Carrasco (62′), N. Molina for A. Griezmann (63′), Joao Felix for A. Correa (73′) and A. Morata for Matheus Cunha (73′).
Best player: Felipe
The player that probably impressed the most for Atlético Madrid was Felipe.
His rating iswith 54 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Champions League.