Pep Guardiola may be preparing to leave Bayern Munich following this season, but he’d like to end his run in Germany with some hardware.
The Germans are leading the Bundesliga and the odds favorites to win the Champions League, and now only Atletico Madrid stand in their way of a return the the final in Milan.
Atletico Madrid will bring their stout defense to Allianz, after shutting down Messi and Barcelona in the previous round.
Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid Betting Info
First Leg Moneyline (from SkyBet): Atletico Madrid 19/10, Bayern 7/5, Draw 23/10
Outright Odds to Advance (from SkyBet): Atletico Madrid 11/8, Bayern 8/15
These teams have only met once before, when Bayern defeated Madrid 1974 European Cup final. First Madrid played to a 1-1 draw, but Bayern won the replay 4-0 to capture the title.
Atletico haven’t lost to a German club since falling to Dortmund in the group stage of the 1996-97 campaign. Madrid are no stranger to the late rounds, having reached the UCL final in 2014. Diego Simeone’s club still have eyes on a Spanish double, trailing Barcelona by only three points in La Liga. Los Colchoneros have done it with defense, conceding just 16 goals in 32 league matches this season.