Football Predictions shows the La Liga clash on Sunday between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, including hunches, betting tips and possible lineups.
One of the most outstanding games on the La Liga calendar will be played in Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday afternoon, as Atletico Madrid to receive Real Madrid for the Derby madrid.
Atlético currently leads the table, with a five point advantage over Real Madrid, in third place, while Diego simeoneThe team’s team still has a game less against Los Blancos and Barcelona, in second place.
Atlético have been excellent in La Liga this season, winning 18, drawing four and losing just two of their 24 games to score 58 points, which left them in a strong position at the top of the table.
As mentioned, Simeone’s team has a five-point advantage over second-placed Barça and third-placed Real Madrid and also has one less game for both teams, which can be decisive.
Atlético in fact had a fluctuation in the championship between 8 and 20 February, as they won just one of their four matches, suffering a shocking 2-0 home defeat by Levante in their last match at Wanda Metropolitano.
The giants of the capital returned to their victories in an impressive way last weekend, however, with a goal against Alfonso Pedraza and second half Joao felix effort saw them record a 2-0 away win for Villarreal.
The Reds and Whites are struggling to win their 11th La Liga title and their first since 2013-14, and there is no doubt that they have been the best team that Spain’s top division has to offer this season.
Simeone’s team is the second biggest scorer behind Barça, scoring 47 goals in 24 matches, 16 of which came from Luis Suarez, which proved to be an inspired signing for the club.
In defense, Atletico was once again excellent, suffering only 16 times, which is not new the best record of the first division of Spain, ahead of Sevilla, who registered only 18 goals.
The 10-time Spanish champions are in charge of the title race, but it would be fair to say that they have a lot of work ahead of them in the Champions League, after having suffered a 1-0 defeat by Chelsea in the first leg of the tie tie finals. .
A home team win in this match could shatter Real Madrid’s hopes of retaining the title, but a draw or defeat would certainly open the door to Los Blancos, while Barça, who travel to Osasuna on Saturday night, also believes that they are able to catch Atlético in the coming weeks.
Real Madrid, as mentioned, currently occupies the third position in the league table, having added 53 points in 25 games this season thanks to 16 wins and five draws.
Zinedine zidaneThe team has been fighting during periods of the season and will enter this match after a 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad, on March 1st; PortuThe visitors’ goal, in the 55th minute, seemed to guarantee the three points for the visitors, just for Vinicius junior to level the score in the 89th minute.
However, Los Blancos are in good shape, winning five of the last six championships in all competitions, including four of the last five in Spain’s top flight, leading up to the title at this stage.
The Spanish champions are also in a strong position to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League, after beating Atalanta BC 1-0 in the first leg of the round of 16 on February 24.
Injuries have been a major problem for Real Madrid in recent weeks, but they have managed to overcome a difficult period with a series of impressive results, and a series of relatively kind games will lead them to face Elche, Celta de Vigo and Eibar in the next one. three league encounters after this one.
The club is experiencing difficulties due to the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak, and it is difficult to imagine them with funds to sign a Erling Braut Haaland or one Kylian Mbappe This summer.
Eden Hazard is out of action again due to injury, and there is no avoiding the fact that the Belgian international has been fighting since his transfer of money from Chelsea; Karim Benzema contributed 12 league goals this season, but the Frenchman is struggling to be available for this competition.
Real Madrid’s good form this season will certainly give them reason to be optimistic, having added 28 points from 13 games played and suffered just one defeat. However, Atlético have the best home record with 29 points from 12 games and are looking to inflict a big blow on their bitter rival.
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Atlético should be without the defender’s services again Jose Gimenez due to an adductor injury, but the home team should be driven by the return of Yannick Carrasco, who recently was on the sidelines with a foot problem.
Kieran Trippier is also available, having served a 10-week suspension on betting, and the England international is being tipped to line up in the XI title holder of the Madrid classic.
Felix could get the nod Angel Correa to start alongside Suarez in the final third of the field, while Saul Niguez expected to leave Thomas Lemar to present in the middle of the park.
As for Real Madrid, Hazard, Mariano Diaz, Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos are unavailable due to injury, while Benzema is in doubt as he struggles with an ankle problem.
Los Blancos have recently been driven by returns from Federico Valverde, Marcelo and Rodrygo Goes, however, and all three players are available for selection in the Madrid classic.
Zidane may decide to revert to midfield four for this game, with Valverde joining Toni Kroos, Casemiro and Luka Modric behind one of the two in front, which should include Benzema, with the Frenchman participating in Friday’s training for the defending champion.
Vinicius could be rewarded for his goal against Real Sociedad with a spot next to Benzema in the attack, which means that Marco Asensio it is likely to fall into the bank.
Possible starting line-up for Atlético de Madrid:
Oblak; Savic, Felipe, Hermoso; Trippier, Llorente, Koke, Saul, Carrasco; Felix, Suarez
Possible starting line-up for Real Madrid:
Courtois; Vazquez, Nacho, Varane, Mendy; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde; Benzema, Vinicius
In all competitions, there were a total of 226 matches between these two teams, with Real Madrid leading the record for head-to-head with 112 against 56 from Atlético.
Los Blancos have won 89 of their 167 La Liga games, losing 39 times, while also winning the last two league games between the two teams, including a 2-0 win in the reverse game at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium in December.
Atlético have not really beat Real Madrid in the league since the 1-0 win at the Santiago Bernabéu in February 2016, although there have been many draws in recent years, with the pair sharing points in five of the last eight games in the lead. Spain fly.
Probability: Atletico Madrid 1-1 Real Madrid
This is a very, very difficult match to call for obvious reasons, and there is simply no way to minimize the importance of the dispute for both sides. Atlético have managed to recover a number of important players for this game, which should give them an advantage, but Real Madrid’s injury situation is improving and a return from Benzema can help them score a point at Wanda Metropolitano.
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