Saturday 24 Nov

Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona Match Preview

24 Nov 2018 Keith M. SPAIN: LaLiga
SPAIN: LaLiga

Atletico Madrid

  • W
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

vs

Kick-off
19:45 GMT
24 November 2018

FC Barcelona

  • W
  • W
  • W
  • D
  • L

Kick-off
19:45 GMT 24 November 2018

The Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona match will be played on Saturday, at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid. Atletico Madrid is currently second on the table with 23 points, while Barcelona is first with 24 points at the moment. This is the derby match of La Liga round 13.

STATS

  • Atletico Madrid is undefeated in five games in a row in all competitions. They are also in a series of six victories at Wanda Metropolitano in all competitions. Atletico scored at least two goals in their last three home games.
  • Barcelona was in a series of nine matches without a victory in all competitions, before Betis shocked them two weeks ago and recorded a 4:3 victory and Camp Nou. Barcelona failed to save their net in ten consecutive La Liga games.

HEAD TO HEAD

In their previous ten games Barcelona recorded six victories, Atletico had only one win, while three matches ended in a draw. In eight out of those ten matches both teams scored at least one goal.

ATLETICO MADRID NEWS

After a shaky start of the season, Atletico Madrid stabilized their form and they are now only one point behind Barcelona. If they beat them on Saturday, they would be the leaders after round 13. Atletico is performing well in Champions League as well. They almost secured the place in the knockout phase of the competition, since they have five points advantage over Club Bridge, with only two matches to go.

Latest matches: Atletico Madrid

10.11.2018 LaLi Atletico Madrid Athletic Bilbao 3:2 W
06.11.2018 UEFA Atletico Madrid Borussia Dortmund 2:0 W
03.11.2018 LaLi CD Leganes Atletico Madrid 1:1 D
30.10.2018 Copa UE Sant Andreu Atletico Madrid 0:1 W
27.10.2018 LaLi Atletico Madrid Real Sociedad 2:0 W

BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona played a terrible match against Betis and allowed their rival to close the gap on the table. Their defense is not looking good this season and it is hard to expect they will be able to keep a clean sheet against Atletico.

Latest matches: FC Barcelona

11.11.2018 LaLi FC Barcelona Betis Sevilla 3:4 L
06.11.2018 UEFA Inter Milan FC Barcelona 1:1 D
03.11.2018 LaLi Rayo Vallecano FC Barcelona 2:3 W
31.10.2018 Copa Cultural Leonesa FC Barcelona 0:1 W
28.10.2018 LaLi FC Barcelona Real Madrid 5:1 W

SUMMING UP!

It is hard to predict the winner of the upcoming game, but we expect to see over 2.5 goals.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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