Atalanta will face Real Madrid today of the Champions League at Gewiss Stadium on Wednesday, February 24. The match will be kick-off at 3 p.m ET. Follow this article for the Real Madrid vs Atalanta live stream guide, time, predictions, team news and more.
How to Watch:
What: Real Madrid vs Atalanta
When: 3 p.m ET on 24th February
Where: Gewiss Stadium
Live Stream: CBS All Access
Preview of the match:
Atalanta finished behind Liverpool in second place in their UCL Group D standings and managed to progress to the knockout stages without winning a game at home (D2 L1). Gian Piero Gasperini’s men will be looking to correct this poor run at home when they take on a depleted Real Madrid side. Atalanta are currently in fifth place on the Serie A table and are just a point off the Champions League places.
Real Madrid, on the other hand, are lacking some serious depth and their defence is far from ideal against an attacking Atalanta unit. However, Los Blancos are in good form coming into this game and they will look to make it 5 wins in all competitions. Despite their recent run of form, they are still behind Atlético Madrid in LaLiga by 3 points, having played a game more. However, we still expect Real Madrid to edge past Atalanta 2-1 in the first leg of the UCL Round of 16 ties.
Real Madrid vs Atalanta: Where and when is the match?
Kick-off is set for 9 pm CEST local time today, February 24. That makes it an 8 pm GMT start for those tuning in from the UK and Ireland and a 3 pm ET / 12pm PT kick-off start for U.S. folks tuning in. If you’re looking to watch the match in Australia, it’s a 7 am AEDT kick-off on Thursday morning.
This UEFA Champions League round of 16 stage game between Real Madrid and Atalanta is being played at the neutral venue of the Arena Naţională in Bucharest. due to coronavirus travel restrictions.
What TV Channel will broadcast the match?
Atalanta vs Real Madrid will be broadcast live on BT Sport 3. Coverage begins at 7.30 pm – half an hour before kick-off.
In India, the match will telecast on Sony Six, Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2.
Read to get a live stream of this UEFA Champions League clash between Atalanta and Real Madrid with our guide below.
How to Live Stream Atalanta vs Real Madrid match?
The Real Madrid vs Atalanta live stream is available via CBS All Access. You can watch all four matches that can be live-streamed on fuboTV and CBS All Access. CBS All Access is the only place to get all four matches in English for viewers in the United States.
How to watch Atalanta vs Real Madrid live online in the US:
CBS Sports recently became the exclusive English-language home of the Europa League and Champions League in the United States, including this game. This clash between Atalanta and Real Madrid is available to stream live via CBS All Access. The kick-off for this game is at 3 pm ET / 12pm PT.
Alternatively, TUDN has Spanish-language coverage of the game and you can use FuboTV to watch live.
CBS All Access
CBS All Access is the best place to stream the UEFA Champions League for fans in the United States. It has English-language live streams for all four matches this week, and the entire Round of 16, which carries on into March. It comes with a 1-week FREE trial.
Champions League matches on CBSSN can also be live-streamed on fuboTV (1 week free) and Hulu with Live TV. Matches on Galavision and TUDN can be streamed in Spanish on fuboTV. These services are available on Amazon Fire, Apple and Android devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and more devices.
How to watch Atalanta vs Real Madrid live free in the UK:
The Atalanta vs Real Madrid match will be broadcast live on BT Sport, the exclusive rights holder for the UCL in the UK. The match being shown on its BT Sport 3 channel as well as via its BT Sport app for streaming.
How to watch Atalanta vs Real Madrid live in Canada:
DAZN has the rights for the UEFA Champions League in Canada and will be showing this game with kick-off set for 3 pm ET / 12pm PT.
The online-only network is offering a one-month free trial that will allow you to watch Atalanta vs Real Madrid without paying a dime. If you decide to keep DAZN, you’ll pay $20-a-month or an annual subscription of $150. The dedicated DAZN app is available for iOS and Android phones and tablets, as well as Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Apple TV plus most modern Smart TVs. Canadians outside of the country can follow the VPN route above and tune in with a DAZN log-in all the same.
How to watch Atalanta vs Real Madrid live in Australia:
If you want to stream Atalanta vs Real Madrid live in Australia, then you’ll need to be an Optus Sports subscriber as the network holds exclusive live broadcast rights to the game Down Under.
Kick-off in Australia is at 7 am AEDT on Thursday morning.
How to watch Atalanta vs Real Madrid live in India:
In India, the game will telecast live on Sony Ten 2 and Ten 3 — SD & HD. The Atalanta vs Real Madrid live stream in India will be available on the SonyLiv app and website. Live scores and updates will be available on the Twitter handles of both teams.
Atalanta: Atalanta’s attack has been on fire, as usual, but the defense has conceded multiple goals in four out of their last seven games. That free-flowing attack will result in the opposing team getting chances as a lot of the players to get forward, and it will be wise to try and avoid a shootout here, as the away goals rule comes into play. Atalanta will get their chances, but playing three at the back might not be wise here. Expect a central defender or for the outside midfielders to play a bit more reserved.
Real Madrid: Los Blancos haven’t been very convincing in any competition this season, but they are on a good run of results and back in the race in La Liga. But to keep going in the UCL, they are going to need a defense-first mentality against the lethal attack of Atalanta. Rarely do we ever see Real sit back and focus on defense, though we could see that here with the Italian side’s ability to get forward. With no Karim Benzema for Real, who is going to apply the pressure in the attacking third to aim to create turnovers and go on the counter? In defense, all eyes will be on Nacho, who must be at the level of Raphael Varane if they have any chance of recording a clean sheet.
Atalanta’s Hans Hateboer is currently injured and he could well be the big miss going into this fixture.
Real Madrid’s crisis with the injury has not relented one bit. Karim Benzema confirmed as an absentee for this game. Apart from him, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Eden Hazard and Eder Militao remain out of contention.
Real Madrid vs Atalanta Line-ups:
Atalanta: Gollini; Toloi, Djimsiti, Palomino; Maehle, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Ilicic; Zapata, Muriel
Real Madrid: Courtois; Vazquez, Varane, Nacho, Mendy; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Asensio, Diaz, Vinicius Jr
Real Madrid are in better form than their Italian opposition entering the first leg, and especially without a raucous Atalanta crowd in attendance. The Spanish champions would be expected to come out on top here. Their injury issues might complicate matters, though. Atalanta 1-1 Real Madrid.