Olympiakos vs Atletico Madrid – Preview – UEFA Champions’ League Group A

Olympiakos’ home ground – Karaiskakis Stadium

Olympiakos vs Atletico Madrid

Kick-off 19:45 (GMT)

Date Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Competition UEFA Champions’ League Group Stage – Group A

Olympiakos

A 4-2-3-1 formation is likely to be deployed, with Roberto in goal, covered by defenders Arthur Masuaku, Eric Abidal, Alberto Botia and Leandro Salino. Delvin Ndinga and Giannis Maniatis will be in the middle of the park, anchoring above them being attacking midfielders Ibrahim Afellay, Allejandro Dominguez and Pajtim Kasami, who look to support striker Dimitrios Diamantakos. Dimistrios Siovas is injured while Giannis Maniatis’ starting place looks doubtful as he hasn’t fully recovered from injury.

Atletico Madrid

A 4-4-2 formation could be played here, with Moya in goal. Defenders will include Guillhereme Siqueira, Diego Godin, Miranda and Juanfran, ahead of them being central midfielders Gabi and Tiago, along with wingers Antoine Griezmann and Koke. Strikeforce will be supplied by strikers Raul Jimenez and Mario Mandzukic. Cristian Rodriguez is the only player with a problem, as he is doubtful after to picking up an injury.

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