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UEFA Champions League 2016: Atletico Madrid’s Road To The Final

UEFA Champions League 2016: Atletico Madrid

UEFA Champions League 2016: Atletico Madrid

Group Stage

  • 16th September 2015: Galatasaray 0-2 Atletico Madrid
  • 1st October 2015: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica
  • 22nd October 2015: Atletico Madrid 4-0 Astana
  • 3rd November 2015: Astana 0-0 Atletico Madrid
  • 26th November 2015: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Galatasaray
  • 9th December 2015: Benfica 1-2 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid won 4, drew 1 & lost 1 in the group stages, scoring 11 goals and conceded 3 in the process.

Round of 16 (vs PSV Eindhoven)

  • 1st Leg – 25th February 2016

PSV Eindhoven 0-0 Atletico Madrid

  • 2nd Leg – 16th March 2016

Atletico Madrid 0-0 PSV Eindhoven

No goals were scored over the two-legs. Match had to be settled with a penalty shootout which Atletico won 8-7.

Quarter Final (vs Barcelona)

  • 1st Leg- 6th April 2016

Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid

  • 2nd Leg- 14th April 2016

Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona

A crucial away goal in the first leg and a thumping 2-0 home win in the 2nd leg helped Atletico knock-out defending Champions Barcelona and progress to the semifinals.

Semi Final (vs Bayern Munich)

  • 1st Leg- 28th April 2016

Atletico Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

  • 2nd Leg- 4th May 2016

Bayern Munich 2-1 Atletico Madrid

A second-leg away goal ensured Atletico progressed to their second UEFA Champions League final in three years, despite scores being level on 2-2 after 2 legs.

 Top goal scorers for Atletico de Madrid:

  • Antoine Griezmann- 7
  • Saul Niguez- 3

 

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