Duván Zapata and Luis Fernando Muriel will have one of the most important matches of the season. Atalanta receives Real Madrid at Gewiss Stadium for the first leg of the Champions League round of 16. The Colombian forwards are key pieces for the Bergamo team to continue making history.
UEFA, on the official website of the international tournament, dedicated a few lines to the society of the attackers, who were important to get the classification to the final phase of the championship. El Toro contributed with three goals and two assists, while the Atlantean scored two goals in the group stage.
“A curious situation that will occur in Atalanta – Real Madrid. The two biggest Italian goalscoring threats come from Colombia. At 29 years old and after many years in European football, Luis Muriel and Duván Zapata share the second surname, ‘Goleador’. Companions in the Colombian team and in the Bergamo team. The challenge is enormous, since in front of it will be a Real Madrid full of titles, “they published.
Atalanta will seek to qualify for the second time in history to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. In front will have Real Madrid that is not going through a good time and must rebuild its present in the international tournament. Those led by Zinedine Zidane want a good result in Italy for the second leg at the Alfredo Di Stefano.
Before the game in the Champions League, the Goddess will face Napoli for the 23rd round of Serie A at Bergamo. Those of Gian Piero Gasperini face a direct rival in search of the top positions in the tournament. Both clubs have 40 units and are ranked fifth and sixth.
The match between Atalanta and Real Madrid, valid for the first leg of the Champions League round of 16, It will be played on Wednesday, February 24 at 3:00 pm (Colombian time) in the certain stage.