Madrid, who this Wednesday will visit the Atalanta of Bergamo in the first leg of the round of 16 Champions League, has taken the measure of Italian teams in recent times.
The white box has won ten of the last eleven games of the Champions League, except for the 1-3 defeat in the quarter-final second leg against Juventus that did not prevent them from reaching the 2017/18 final of Cardiff, since in the first leg they had won 0-3.
In fact, they have won their last five games. He has not lost in Italy since May 5, 2015 also against him Juventus in the semifinals, in which Alvaro Morata and the Argentine Carlos Tevez surpassed the target of the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo to sign 2-1.
That result, together with the tie to one of the return leg at the Santiago Bernabéu, with goals from Christian, from a penalty, and Morata, meant the last elimination of the Real Madrid against an Italian team.
Since then, they have won in Rome twice 0-2, in the first leg of the second round and in the group stage, in Naples in the second leg of the second round (1-3), in Turin in that 0-3 with a double by Cristiano , and in Milan to Inter this season in the group stage (0-2), with a penalty from the Belgian Eden Hazard and another in the Moroccan's own goal Achraf hakimi.
This Wednesday will be the first meeting of the Real Madrid with Atalanta, which already last year eliminated Valencia. The set of Zidane will try to maintain the trend of successes against the Italian teams. The balance has become positive, with 76 games played (in official competitions), 39 wins, eleven draws and 26 losses, 122 goals for and 93 against.
25.11.20 Group stage Inter 0 – Real Madrid 2 (Hazard pen, and Achraf pp)
03.11.20 Real Madrid 3 group stage – Inter 2 (Benzema, Ramos, Rodrygo; Lautaro, Perisic)
27.11.18 Group stage Roma 0 – Real Madrid 2 (Bale and Lucas Vázquez)
19.09.18 Gase groups Real Madrid 3 – Roma 0 (Isco, Bale and Mariano)
04.11.18 Real Madrid 1 – Juventus 3 Quarters (Cristiano p; Manzukic 2 and Matuidi)
03.04.18 Quarters Juventus 0 – Real Madrid 3 (Cristiano, 2, and Marcelo)
03.06.17 Final Juventus 1 – Real Madrid 4 (Mandzukic; Cristiano 2, Casemiro, Asensio)
07.03.17 Eighth Naples 1 – Real Madrid 3 (Ramos, Mertens pp and Morata)
02.15.17 Eighths Real Madrid 3 – Napoli 1 (Benzema, Kroos, Casemiro; Insigne)
08.03.16 Eighth Real Madrid 2 – Roma (Cristiano, James Rodríguez)
02.17.16 Eighth Roma 0 – Real Madrid 2 (Cristiano and Jesé)