Preview: Atletico Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund

Atletico Madrid are playing Borussia Dortmund at the Quarterfinal of Champions League on April 10.

Atletico Madrid (also known as At. Madrid, Athletico Madrid, Atl. Madrid, Atletico, ATLÉTICO DE MADRID, Atlético Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, C. Atlético de Madrid, Club Atlético de Madrid or Club Atlético de Madrid) and Borussia Dortmund (commonly referred to as BVB or Dortmund) meet again 5 years after the Group stage Group A match which Atletico Madrid won 2-0. Atletico Madrid are approaching this clash after a victory over Villarreal in La Liga on April 2, however, one part of Atletico Madrid has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 8 consecutive matches now.

Borussia Dortmund, on the other hand, are preparing for the match after a loss against Stuttgart in Bundesliga last Sunday.

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Atletico Madrid have won Villarreal in their previous match while Borussia Dortmund have lost to Stuttgart in their previous match. Overall, Atletico Madrid have won 11 of their last 20 matches, losing 7 and drawing 2, while Borussia Dortmund have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 3 and drawing 8.

Atletico Madrid have won 3 times (1-2 against Villarreal on 2nd of April, 2-1 against Inter Milan on 14th of March and 2-1 against Real Betis on 3rd of March) and lost 3 times (0-3 against Barcelona on 18th of March, 2-0 against Cadiz on 9th of March and 3-0 against Athletic Bilbao on 1st of March) in their most recent 6 matches.

Borussia Dortmund have won 5 times (0-2 against Bayern Munich on 31st of March, 3-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt on 18th of March, 2-0 against PSV on 14th of March, 1-2 against Werder Bremen on 10th of March and 0-2 against Union Berlin on 2nd of March) and lost once (0-1 against Stuttgart on 7th of April) in their most recent 6 matches.


Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund have met twice since October 2018. Atletico Madrid have won once while Borussia Dortmund have also won once. The most recent match between them took place on November 7, 2018 at the Group stage, Group A of Champions League where Atletico Madrid won 2-0. Atletico Madrid have scored 2 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while Borussia Dortmund have scored 4.

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