Here is the latest on the form and team news for Atletico Madrid and Manchester United:
Atletico Madrid may have started the season strongly but have since fallen into a bad patch of form, evident in their performances of late. Over their last 10 games, they have just 4 wins, 1 draw, and 5 losses. They remain 5th in the league standings, level on points with Barcelona, who have played a game less.
Atlético Madrid have 12 league wins, 6 draws, and 7 losses and have scored 45 goals while conceding 34. In Europe, their form has been less than average with 2 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw from 6 group stage games in which they scored 7 goals and conceded 8.
Antoine Griezmann is their leading goalscorer with 4 goals and 1 assist. For their team news, Atlético Madrid have several players missing, including Mattheus Cunha and Daniel Wass, who are injured. Yannick Carrasco is suspended, and Thomas Lemar is inactive.
Ralf Ragnick’s Manchester United looks like they have finally begun to click, recording back-to-back league wins after two successive draws. They have broken into the top four in the league and have won 13 games, drawn 7, and lost 6 of their 26 league games this season, scoring 44 goals and conceding 34.
United have been above average in the Champions League this season, with 3 wins, 2 draws, and 1 loss in the group stage. They scored 11 goals and conceded 8 in those games. Cristiano Ronaldo remains their top scorer in the UCL with 6 goals.
For their team news, Manchester United will be without Nemanja Matic and Edinson Cavani when they travel to Lisbon as they are both sidelined with injuries.