Two 0-0 draws in a row—the latest against Sevilla—are a puzzle the boss needs to find the remedy for, fast. Success in both competitions depends on it, quite possibly in the space of a few days. Barcelona await at the weekend, but the Celta back line must be breached first. Date: Wednesday, 27 JanuaryTime: 7:30 p. m. GMT/2:30 p. ETVenue: Vicente Calderon, MadridTV Info: TVE La1 (ESP)Live Stream: LaLigaTVCopa (UK), beIN SPORTS CONNECT (USA)The TeamsAtletico Madrid head into the match as favourites to progress, by virtue of their league position as well as by being the home side.
Atletico Madrid vs. Celta Vigo: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Stream, TV InfoMIGUEL RIOPA/Getty ImagesThe second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Celta Vigo takes place on Wednesday night, with the tie finely poised after a goalless first 90 minutes at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos. In some ways, a 0-0 scoreline is the near-typical embodiment of Atletico Madrid at present: perfectly resolute, organised and untroubled in defence, but frustratingly off-key once inside the attacking penalty box, missing chances and with the strikers not firing on all cylinders.