Atletico Madrid will welcome city rivals Real Madrid in a La Liga outing hoping to get maximum points to maintain the gap at the top of the table.
However, the visitors will not be letting the points go easily considering the fact that it will hurt their chances of winning the league title in the ongoing campaign.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Latest Odds
The hosts have been enjoying a relatively good run at home and have managed to claim maximum points in three out of five recent league matches. They are tipped to defeat their sworn rivals at (2.66) with Bet9ja.
Los Blancos have won their last three league games on the road. They are backed to continue with their run at (2.83).
Chances of the game ending in a draw are tipped at (3.10).
El Cholo’s men welcome Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid to the Wanda Metropolitano to set up a mouth-watering clash for matchday 26 of La Liga Santander. The game is set to kick off on Sunday afternoon at 15:15 GMT, with referee Alejandro Hernandez allotted to oversee the proceedings.
I think it’s fair to say that this is the most awaited Madrid derby in recent years because of what’s at stake here — 90 minutes of football that could completely change the course of the title race. Los Blancos will be eyeing to cut the deficit to two points while the neighbours will be hoping to take all 3 points which could put them in pole position to bring the La Liga trophy to the red and white side of Madrid.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Team News
Kieran Trippier is available for the hosts after serving his suspension, however, having spent two months out, he might not start the game. Los Rojiblancos might be welcoming Yannick Carrasco back but Jose Maria Gimenez is still injured.
Real Madrid predicted XI: Courtois, Vazquez, Varane, Nacho, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Asensio, Vinicius, Benzema.
Atletico de Madrid predicted XI: Oblak, Felipe, Hermoso, Savic, Trippier, Koke, Llorente, Carrasco, Correa, Felix, Suarez.
Real Madrid will welcome back striker Karim Benzema, however, Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, and Eden Hazard remain sidelined.
El Wanda Metropolitano acoge el duelo por La Liga. Atlético de Madrid y Real Madrid se ven las caras en un encuentro en el que los de Simeone buscarán dar un golpe de efecto que puede ser definitivo para la lucha por el campeonato. El cuadro blanco, a cinco puntos del Atlético, recupera a Benzema, pero no a Sergio Ramos ni a Hazard para un duelo que puede definir la temporada de los dos equipos.