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Facing Atalanta will be good opportunity - Zidane

Mon 14 December 2020 | 18:02

Zidane has a positive view of meeting Atalanta in the first round of the Champions League.

Real Madrid

coach Zinedine Zidane has claimed that facing

Atalanta

in the round of 16 of the Champions League will be a good opportunity for his team.

The Champions League Round of 16 matches will follow in February, and Zidane's side will face Atalanta, who have reached the knockout stages for the second time in a row. Last season, they eliminated Valencia 8-3 overall at this stage, and in the next stage, they were eliminated with two late goals against Paris Saint-Germain. This will be Los Blancos' first encounter with the Italian team.

Zidane's team won the final match of the group stage against Monchengladbach and were able to advance to the knockout round as the leaders, and now Zidane spoke about the opportunities ahead for his team.

Zidane told reporters:

“We know who the team and there is a lot of respect for them. This will be played at the end of February but what matters to me is tomorrow’s game (against Athletic). It (the Champions League tie) is another great opportunity for us.”

Real Won the prize with Zidane in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and they are looking to break the spell of the last two years of climbing this stage.

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