SportsLIVE: Atalanta vs Real Madrid February 24, 2021 Share0 Madrid are making their 24th consecutive appearance in the Champions League knockout phase, the longest run in the competition’s history. Zinedine Zidane and his men are starting to find their form now after a patchy start to the season. They know what it takes to win this competition. Can Atalanta repeat the shock Ajax gave them at this stage two seasons ago? This is the first ever meeting between Atalanta and Real Madrid as Atalanta continue to entertain on the European stage. Gian Piero Gasperini’s team are the first since Sevilla in the late 2000s to reach the knockout phase in their first two Champions League appearances. Now they face their biggest test yet in the form of continental heavyweights Madrid. Hello! Welcome to our live text commentary of this UEFA Champions League match between Atalanta and Real Madrid at Gewiss Stadium.