La Liga 22/23 – How to watch Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Preview, Lineups & Prediction

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On Sunday evening, Atletico Madrid will meet city rivals Real Madrid at Civitas Metropolitano and we are here for Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Preview, Team News, Predictable 11, and More.

After two consecutive victories at home against Porto and Celta Vigo, Atletico was upset on the road by Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday.

After five LaLiga Santander games this season, Diego Simeone’s squad has accumulated just 10 points.

Meanwhile, league leaders Real Madrid have gotten off to a fast start in 2022/23. After winning LaLiga Santander and the Champions League last season, Los Blancos have won all their official matchups thus far, with nine consecutive victories in all competitions.

How to Watch Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Match:

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Preview & Team news

Atletico Madrid

Given his team’s significant injuries, Simeone may regret scheduling this match at this time.

Due to injury, Jan Oblak is expected to return after missing Atletico’s last two games. Still, Sergio Reguilon remains sidelined, and Stefan Savic, Jose Maria Gimenez, and Thomas Lemar are questionable. Simeone could benefit from a back three of Axel Witsel, Reinaldo, and Mario Hermoso. Consequently, Yannick Carrasco could be an option at left wing-back, whereas Nahuel Molina is the favorite to start on the right side.

Marcos Llorente, Koke, and Rodrigo De Paul might constitute the Atletico Madrid midfield. Saul Niguez is also an option for Simeone, but the midfielder will likely remain on the bench.

Simeone is anticipated to start Joao Felix and Alvaro Morata up front as he continues to employ a two-striker attack. Antoine Griezmann and Angel Correa continue to be deployed as bench options.

Real Madrid

Ancelotti would be eager to see Benzema return to action as soon as possible, as the Frenchman remains out due to a fitness issue. In his absence, Rodrygo and Vinicius have stepped up to score goals, and the duo will continue to play prominently in the attack.

After missing the last two games, Eder Militao is back in full training. If the Brazilian is healthy, Ancelotti may have difficulty deciding whether to start Militao. If so, Antonio Rudiger could be displaced. Alternatively, the manager might maintain the German’s cooperation with David Alaba.

Luka Modric and Toni Kroos will be able to contribute more in the final third if Aurelien Tchouameni continues to hold the midfield together.

Rodrygo will likely play the false-nine position again, with Vinicius and Valverde flanking the young Brazilian attacker.

As for Real Madrid, both Lucas Vazquez and Karim Benzema are currently sidelined due to injury.

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Preditable Linups

Atletico Madrid Lineup (3-5-2) :– Jan Oblak; Witsel, Hermoso, Reinildo; Molina, Llorente, Koke, De Paul, Carrasco; Morata, Felix

Real Madrid Lineup (4-3-3) :– Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Modric, Tchouameni, Kroos; Valverde, Rodrygo, Vinicius


Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid Stats

  • Atletico has a perfect record of 34 wins and zero losses in their last 38 home matches played in La Liga.
  • Since February 2016, Atletico Madrid has only one victory to their name against Real Madrid.
  • Real Madrid hasn’t lost a single one of their last 33 league matches played away from home in La Liga.
  • In each of their past five matches played in La Liga, Real Madrid has scored at least two goals.
  • This season, Real Madrid has been victorious in all eight of their competitive matches.


Atletico Madrid 1-2 Real Madrid

It might be one of the season’s classics, with Atletico’s tenacious performance versus Real Madrid’s fluidity. Nonetheless, the visitors may have an advantage this time due to Simeone’s defensive issues.

In recent games, the indifferent backline has been dubious, alerting Real to the problem. With Vinicius and Rodrygo in peak form, they may be able to defeat Atletico and maintain their perfect record for the season.

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