BARÇA-ATLETICO

Five reasons why Atletico can overcome Barcelona

1 | Oblak and a solid defense : Atleti have only conceded 15 goals in LaLiga (0.48 per game) being the second best team defensively in major Euro leagues behind Bayern (13).

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2 | Antoine Griezmann : The French striker is in a rich vein of form, scoring in each of his past six games (season total 26).

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3 | Fernando Torres : El Niño has scored 10 goals in the 16 matches he has played against the Catalan side with three goals coming at Camp Nou.

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4 | Simeone's mentality : The Argentine coach is supreme at pre-match planning and has shown to be a specialists in cup ties. Atleti reached the 2014 final eliminating Barça on the way.

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5 | Barca's state of mind : Saturday was a blow for Barça as the team fall apart in the final 15 minutes of the game. Can Atleti avail of their state of mind?

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