LionsBet Preview: FC Copenhagen v Atletico Madrid: Back Los Rojiblancos to keep a clean sheet

Pierre-Philippe Marcou
Diego Simeone’s men have been solid defensively lately and will be expected to continue with the impressive form when they clash with the Lions

Atletico Madrid travel to Telia Parken for their clash in the round of 32 of the Europa League with Copenhagen on Thursday.

Diego Simeone’s men failed to make the knock-out stage of the Champions League after finishing behind Chelsea and Roma in Group C.

However, they seemed to have rediscovered their form after a three-game winning streak in the Spanish Primera Division which sees them just seven points behind league leaders Barcelona.

Diego Simeone Atletico Madrid Sevilla Copa del Rey

Given that Atleti claimed maximum points in their only meeting with Stale Solbakken’s men back in 2007, they should have little difficulties coasting to another victory at the odds of (1.60) with LionsBet.

A share of spoils at the end of 90 minutes is available at the price of (3.95).

On the other hand, Copenhagen qualified for this stage of the competition after finishing in the second spot behind Lokomotiv Moscow in Group F of the Europa League.

Nonetheless, they have not been brilliant on their patch lately winning just once in their last three games. Thus, they will have to upset the odds of (7.00) for them to turn the table against their visitors.

FC Copenhagen v Atletico Madrid

Though Atletico won their last two games, they only registered a goal on each of the occasions, which signifies that not many goals will be expected in this tie. The bookmakers are offering 1.60) for under 2.5 goals to surface.

The only encounter between both teams ended 0-2 in favour of the two-time Europa League champions and odds of (1.50) are up for grabs for both sides NOT to score.

Atletico Madrid have not conceded in their last three matches and punters looking to make cool returns can back them at the price of (1.75) to keep a clean sheet with LionsbBet.