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[14th-Apr-15] Match Preview: Atletico Madrid – Real Madrid

Real boss Carlo Ancelotti said forward Gareth Bale will be vital to their chances of a La Liga and Champions League double and that the Welshman is 100% fit ahead of Tuesday’s clash with Aletico Madrid. It means that for the first time in 5 months, Ancelotti will have a fully fit squad to choose from, as is also the case with Atletico manager Diego Simone with the return of Raul Garcia and Mario Mandzukic.

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Real won the Champions League meeting between the two sides last time out, overcoming a 1 goal deficit to lift the trophy 4-1 in last season’s finale. Since that game, Atletico are unbeaten against Real, winning 3 and drawing 2, inlduing beating the side in the Spanish Super Cup, twice in the league, and knocking the side out of Copa Del Rey as well.
Prediction: Tough first leg to call but I can see it heading back to Real on level terms.
Atletico 1-1 Real

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@Spudsy2061 Think it might be Atletico.
@GermanBumbleBee Yeah this week's 2nd leg seems like 1 club will regret not being more aggressive in this 1st leg.
@GermanBumbleBee Lost opportunities on both sides.
Was a testy game. Neither side wanted to lose it.
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