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      21.02.2019 10:00 - in: UCL S

      Atletico-Juve, Talking Points

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      Here are some stats from the Champions League match in Madrid.

      Atletico Madrid won the first of the two legged affair for the Champions League Round of the Last 16 clash, which took place in Madrid. Here are some of the facts from the match.

      ANALYSIS OF THE NUMBERS

      Juventus played more balls than Atletico, as seen above. The Bianconeri also prevailed in the percentage of useful balls played, while they also completed the most passes. Unsurprisingly, the first six players with the most balls played comes form Juventus. 

      But Atletico was more incisive. As shown by the following data.

      USEFUL BALLS PLAYED IN THE OPPOSITION'S AREA

      Analysing the offensive phase, there's a noticeable element that could be key to the match: the play in the opposition's area. Atletico prevailed, even with regards to shots within the area.

      LEO AND GIORGIO'S NUMBERS

      Leonardo Bonucci played his 500th game of his club career, while Giorgio Chiellini became the most capped player for Juventus in the Champions League with 69 appearances.

      ATTENTION TO SET PIECES

      Six of the last seven goals Juventus have conceded in the Champions League have come from set-pieces. 

      A STAT TO END IN THE RETURN LEG

      Atletico Madrid are the only team Juventus have faced where they have failed to find the back of the net. That is, until the match at Allianz Stadium.

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