Atletico Madrid will face Real Madrid in the 2019/2020 La Liga continued later this morning. The match seemed to mark a new round of rivalry between the two teams.
The clash of the two Spanish giants took place in the 7th week of La Liga, Sunday (9/29/2019) early morning hrs. The match is predicted to take place fiercely, considering that in preseason matches the two teams clashed Diego Costa bought up four goals and one red card.
Real Madrid’s performance is not stable. After losing 0-3 against host PSG in the Champions League, Madrid then successfully recorded two consecutive wins without conceding in La Liga.
Similar to El Real, Atletico Madrid are also in unstable performance.
Los Rojiblancos failed to win in three La Liga competitions, one of which was a 0-2 defeat at home to Real Sociedad.
Atletico Madrid then came back midweek yesterday, they won 2-0 at home to Real Mallorca. And, now Atletico Madrid wants to improve their performance record by beating Real Madrid.
Ahead of the match, Alvaro Morata and Vrsaljo could not strengthen Atletico Madrid because of an injury. Meanwhile, in the stronghold of Real Madrid, there are quite several absent players.
Names like Asensio and Mendy have been ruled out due to injury problems. Meanwhile, other players such as Luka Modric, Isco and Marcelo are doubtful because of fitness conditions.
Atletico Players (4-4-2): Oblak; Lodi, Gimenez, Savic, Trippier; Lemar, Partey, Saul Niguez, Koke; Diego Costa, Joao Felix.
Coach: Diego Simeone.
Madrid (4-2-3-1): Courtois; Nacho, Ramos, Varane, Carvajal; Kroos, Casemiro; Hazard, James Rodriguez, Bale; Benzema.
Coach: Zinedine Zidane.