Real Madrid – Atletico Madrid betting tips for today, August 15, 2018.
Football: UEFA – Super Cup
Tip: Over 1.5 Goals
Match Result: 2:2 WON!!!
|The Champions League (CL) winners meet the Europa League (EL) champions in this all-Madrid affair, as Real Madrid and city-rivals Atlético descend on Estonia for the UEFA Super Cup.|
|Tallinn hosts this year’s Super Cup, with history being made as two teams from the same city compete in the competition for the first time.|
|European champions Real Madrid qualified for the tie after a 3-1 victory over Liverpool last May – their third successive CL final win. Having won the last two Super Cups, Real – under new coach Julen Lopetegui – will look to become the first team in history to win three Super Cups in a row.|
|Atlético put three past Marseille with no reply as they won the EL last season. This Super Cup game marks their third, having previously won in 2010 and 2012. If Atlético win here, they will be the first club in history to win three Super Cups in three games.|
|While this game is a historic first for the competition, these two clubs are no strangers to meeting each other in Europe. In nine European H2Hs, Real hold the bragging rights winning five (W5, D2, L2).|
|Players to watch: Gareth Bale inspired Real to victory with two goals in the CL final; with Cristiano Ronaldo gone, this may be Bale’s season to shine.|
|World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann (Atlético) has scored five of his club’s last eight goals in Europe, including two against Marseille.|
|Stat attack: Real Madrid have scored in each of their last 30 UEFA matches.|
|In 22 games played against Spanish opposition in Europe, Real have won 12 (W12, D6, L4).|
|Atlético won ten of their 14 games in Europe last season (W10, D2, L2), scoring an average of 2.5 goals per game.|
|If this game goes to penalties, Real may feel more confident – they have won 50% of their penalty shoot-outs in Europe (W2, L2), compared to 33% for Atlético (W2, L4).|
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