Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid Match Analysis and Prediction

All roads will be leading to Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday 28th September 2019 when Laliga bitter rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid clash against each other. The two city rivals are back-to-back in the table standings with Real Madrid on top of the table. This match is scheduled to kick off at 20:00GMT.

Atletico Madrid did well in their midweek fixture to defeat Mallorca 0-2 on Wednesday. This follows their upsetting draw against Celta Vigo last weekend. They come this fixture full aware of what is at stake. A loss for them means they lose their grip among the top four. This is something they want to avoid oscillating within the top four will see them remaining the biggest contenders to the Laliga cup. Anything short of that is a disappointment to their fans who have waited long for the cup.

Real Madrid is hoping to extend their winning streak to three matches in a row when they face their city rivals. This follows back-to-back wins against the likes of Osasuna and Sevilla. The Los Bloncos did well in their mid-week match on Wednesday in their 2-0 win over Osasuna.

Seeing that the two sides had the best of their time in their mid-week fixtures, they are ready for the Saturday action with each well rejuvenated. The Madrid clubs are leading the table and are hoping to remain so to the end. Seeing that their major rival in the La Liga contenders, Barcelona are fifth of the table standings, they have to enjoy the top positions while it lasts. We believe there is great value in betting for a draw.

Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid Head to Head

The two Madrid clubs have faced each a record of 53 times. Of their meetings, Atletico Madrid has won only 11 matches while Real Madrid has won 26. 16 of their meetings ended in a draw. A look into the two teams’ 8 most recent head to head action, here is the kind of scores we were treated to:

  • Atletico Madrid 1-3 Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid 0-0 Atletico Madrid
  • Real Madrid 2-4 Atletico Madrid
  • Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid
  • Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid
  • Atletico Madrid 2-1 Real Madrid
  • Real Madrid 3-0 Atletico Madrid
  • Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Team News

Atletico Madrid will be more than happy to have the services of Thomas Lemar and Borja Garcés after nursing their ACL and thigh injuries respectively. However, the services of Sime Vrsaljko won’t until mid-October due to a knee injury.

The injury-threatened Real Madrid will have Brahim Díaz back after nursing his groin injury. However, they will miss the services of a dozen of its players including; Marco Asensio, Luka Modric, Ferland Mendy, Marcelo, Isco and Franchu.

Predictions and Odds

You can get the latest odds here.

Both teams are well placed to score. They are hoping to retain their position in the Laliga table. This puts them under pressure to deliver which can lead to either making some mistakes. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:

  • The match to end in a draw
  • Both teams to score
  • Under 2.5 goals on fulltime
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