Bayer Leverkusen are in Madrid for their round of 16 second leg against Atletico later on Wednesday. But a four-two reverse in the first leg means they travelled more in hope than expectation.
Bayer Leverkusen have gone out of the Champions League with a whimper after a goalless draw against Atletico Madrid. Julian Brandt and Javier Hernandez went close, but the Spanish side were always in control.
Four different players scored for Atletico Madrid, who produced a brilliant display of attacking football against Bayer Leverkusen. Roger Schmidt's side are left staring at a last 16 exit in the Champions League.
Bayer Leverkusen will be out for revenge after the Spanish side knocked them out of the competition two years ago. Following an undefeated run in the group stage they may be in luck.
In a repeat of last season's final, holders Real Madrid have been drawn to play city rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semis. The other last-four clash pits Juventus of Italy against Ligue 1 side AS Monaco.
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