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UCL Preview: Atalanta vs Valencia

Every year in the Champions League, there are one or two teams that are always the most sought after draws. Invariably they are teams that manage to score an upset or two in the Group Stage or maybe finished second place on goal difference, perhaps? With all due respect, Valencia and Atalanta are two of these “preferred draws” but they both have certain qualities that could pose a challenge for other teams. Thankfully for both, they face each other in the Round of 16.

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UCL Group H: What To Expect

In the most wide open group of this Champions League campaign, drawing a favourite from the teams is nigh on impossible as each team has separate advantages and drawbacks to them. All have a fine balance of both youth and experience and, with that, all have reasons why each team could progress and just as many reasons as to why they could not.

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