Written by Hani Abdel Nabi
Thursday, 5th October, 2023 01:00 AM
The team succeeded Atletico Madrid The Spaniard secured a deserved 3-2 win over his Dutch rivals Feyenoord in the second round of Group E in the Champions League at the Civitas Metropolitano Stadium on Wednesday evening. 2023-24 for the current season.
Mario Hermoso and David Hanko scored own goals in the 7th and 34th minutes for Feyenoord, while Atletico Madrid’s brace Alvaro Morata scored twice in the 12th and 47th minutes and Griezmann scored in the 45th minute.
Atletico Madrid vs Feyenoord
Atletico Madrid entered today’s match with strong domestic performances, during which they managed to beat Real Madrid and Cadiz respectively in the Spanish league, benefiting from the skills of a fiery attacking line-up that included many names including Frenchman Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata. and Angel Correa, who managed to score two of three goals in the match.
Feyenoord come into the match carrying the confidence of their fans after Ajax’s slump in the current season and top of the Dutch league table.
Atlético Madrid topped Champions League Group E with 4 points after winning one match and drew a similar match with Italian Lazio in the last round, scoring 4 and conceding 3.
Today’s match is a first in history as the two teams have never met in the Champions League or Continental Championships in recent years.
The most expensive player in the competition is Rojiblancos star Rodrigo de Paul at €40m, compared with Atletico Madrid’s €442m and Dutch side Feiner’s €204m.
At European level, the team won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1962, and were runners-up in the Champions League three times in 1974, 2014 and 2016. Won the Europa League and European Super Cup three times in 2010. , 2012 and 2018. Atlético won the Europa League title three times in 2010, 2012 and 2018. He won the European Cup Winners’ Cup once in 1962.
At the continental level, Dutch Feyenoord won three titles: the Champions League in 1970 and the Europa League title in 1974 and 2002..
In 1970, Feyenoord became the first Dutch club to win the Champions League title, defeating Scottish club Celtic 2–1..
Four years later, Feyenoord also became the first Dutch club to win the Europa League title, defeating Tottenham Hotspur in the final..
Feyenoord’s third continental title also came in the Europa League, but this time in the final of the 2001–02 season with a 3–2 loss to Borussia Dortmund..
Feyenoord’s fourth and final appearance in European competition was in the 2021–22 European Conference League, the only European final in which they were defeated..
The Atletico Madrid formation is as follows:
Defensive Line: Molina, Azpilicuda, Witzel, Hermoso, Leno.
Midfield: De Paul, Koke, Saul.
Attacking line: Morata, Griezmann.
Feyenoord’s formation is as follows:
Defensive line: Gertrude, Trauner, Hanko, Hartman.
Midfield: Weaver, Gerogui, Wood.
Offensive Line: Stings, Yuta, Paixao.