Atlético Madrid need just a draw against Galatasaray on matchday five to book their place in the knockout stage, while victory is the minimum requirement for the Turkish side.
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Triumphant when the teams met on UEFA Champions League matchday one, Club Atlético de Madrid host Galatasaray AŞ requiring only a draw to reach the knockout stage.
• While a point will suffice for Atlético, victory is essential for Cimbom to still have a chance of going through.
• Atlético got their campaign off to a successful start as Antoine Griezmann doubled his tally of UEFA Champions League goals in a 2-0 win in Turkey on 15 September.
• Galatasaray have drawn both previous away games against Atlético: 0-0 in the 1973/74 European Cup first round and 1-1 in a 2009/10 UEFA Europa League round of 32 tie.
• In the most recent game, Kader Keïta cancelled out José Antonio Reyes's 23rd-minute opener.
• The lineups at the Estadio Vicente Calderón on 18 February 2010 were:
Atlético: De Gea (Asenjo 71), Valera, Forlán (Jurado 58), Raúl García, Agüero, Paulo Assunção, Ujfaluši, Domínguez, Reyes (Salvio 86), Simão, Perea.
Galatasaray: Leo Franco, Uğur Uçar, Elano (Ayhan Akman 82), Arda Turan (Barış Özbek 90), Keïta, Neill, Mehmet Topal, Mustafa Sarp, Hakan Balta, Servet Çetin, Caner Erkin (Dos Santos 36).
• Hakan Balta played in both legs of the tie while Sabri Sarıoğlu and Emre Çolak also remain in the Galatasaray squad.
• The 2014 finalists continued their sixth group stage campaign with a 2-1 home loss to SL Benfica on matchday two, their first continental defeat at the Vicente Calderón since a 2-0 reverse against FC Rubin Kazan in the UEFA Europa League round of 32 in February 2013.
• Atlético are taking part in the competition for the third year in a row – the first time they have achieved that feat.
• Last season they put together four successive home victories, winning their three group games in Madrid with a 10-0 aggregate score. They overcame Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1-0 at home in the round of 16 to draw the tie 1-1 on aggregate, winning the ensuing penalty shoot-out 3-2.
• The Rojiblancos then drew 0-0 at home to city rivals Real Madrid CF in the quarter-finals before bowing out 1-0 on aggregate.
• Atlético have lost just one of their 13 fixtures against Turkish sides, 1-0 at MKE Ankaragücü in the 1999/2000 UEFA Cup first round second leg having won 3-0 at home.
• The Turkish double winners continued their 14th group stage campaign with a 2-2 draw at FC Astana on 30 September.
• On matchday three they recorded their first European victory in 11 games with a 2-1 defeat of Benfica, who prevailed by the same scoreline in the reverse fixture.
• In last season's group stage Galatasaray suffered successive 4-1 defeats on their travels – against Arsenal FC and Borussia Dortmund – before a 2-0 reverse at RSC Anderlecht. They finished bottom of Group D.
• Galatasaray have not won an away UEFA Champions League match since a 3-2 success at FC Schalke 04 in the 2012/13 round of 16 second leg – their third away victory in a row and one that secured a 4-3 aggregate triumph. Their away record since then is D2 L8.
• Cimbom's best performance came in 1988/89 when they reached the European Cup semi-finals.
• The 3-2 defeat of Real Madrid in the 2012/13 quarter-final second leg (3-5 overall) ended Galatasaray's 12-game winless run against Spanish sides stretching back to another 3-2 success against the Merengues in the 2000/01 quarter-final (another 5-3 aggregate defeat).
• Their record against Liga opponents is W8 D6 L16 (W1 D4 L9 away).
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• While with SS Lazio, Diego Simeone lost 1-0 to Galatasaray in the 2001/02 first group stage.
• Galatasaray signed José Rodriguez from Atlético's city rivals Real Madrid in summer 2015.
• Wesley Sneijder (2007–09) and Hamit Altıntop (2011/12) have had spells at Real Madrid.
• Have played together:
Diego Godín & Fernando Muslera (CD Nacional, 2006/07)
Godín, José María Giménez & Muslera (Uruguay)
Óliver Torres & José Rodriguez (Spain Under-21)
Yannick Carrasco & Jason Denayer (Belgium Under-21)
• Atletico are eight games unbeaten (W5 D3) since their matchday two loss to Benfica.
• Fernando Torres is on 99 goals in all competitions for Atlético. He has not scored since 19 September.
• Filipe Luís's first international goal helped Brazil to a 3-0 defeat of Peru in a FIFA World Cup qualifier on 17 November.
• Luciano Vietto returned from appendicitis as a second-half substitute in Sunday's 1-0 win at Real Betis Balompié. He had not played since equalising against Real Madrid on 4 October.
• José María Giménez (thigh) and Juanfran (adductor) are doubtful; Jackson Martínez (ankle) has been ruled out.
• Selçuk İnan and Burak Yılmaz are serving one-game bans.
• Galatasaray parted company with Hamza Hamzaoğlu on 18 November, naming goalkeeping coach Cláudio Taffarel as his temporary replacement the following day.
• Taffarel watched his side squander the lead three times on Saturday in a 3-3 home draw with Antalyaspor.
• On Monday Mustafa Denizli, who had spells as coach of Galatasaray between 1987 and 1989, and from 1990 to 1992, agreed an 18-month deal to replace Hamzaoğlu. Taffarel will remain in charge against Atlético.
• Appointed last December, Hamzaoğlu guided Cimbom to the Turkish Super League title, Turkish Cup and Turkish Super Cup. His record as Galatasaray coach was: P52 W33 D9 L10.
• Galatasaray's eight-match unbeaten run ended with defeat by Benfica on 3 November. They lost again four days later – 4-3 at Rizespor, who struck twice in added time – their cause harmed by the 88th-minute dismissal of Umut Bulut.
• The Turkish double winners, having led 2-0, drew 3-3 with Bosnian champions FK Sarajevo in a friendly on 14 November. Olcan Adın and Sinan Gümüş were among the scorers.
• Hamit Altıntop has resumed training, having undergone a left knee operation in early August. Lionel Carole (out since 25 October, hamstring) is still injured.
• Emre Çolak earned his second cap, three years and one month after his first, as Turkey drew 0-0 with Greece on 17 November.