Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid predictions for Saturday’s big La Liga showdown at Santiago Bernabeu. Can Real bag a crucial victory to stay in touch with their cross-city rivals at the top of the table?
One of the most eagerly anticipated fixtures in the La Liga calendar will take place at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium on Saturday night as Real Madrid welcome capital rivals Atletico Madrid.
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Real Madrid has to shake off their recent winless fixtures before entering the nest game. With the 0-1 win on the road against Sevilla last time out in the campaign, Los Blancos will be more confident to host another La Liga game after the last home match ended in a defeat.
⚽️ Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Mendy; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Vinicius, Benzema, Asensio
⚽️ Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Savic, Felipe, Hermoso; Trippier, Llorente, Koke, Saul, Carrasco; L Suarez, Felix
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid
Spain – La Liga
Date: Saturday, 12 December 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Alfredo di Stefano Stadium (Madrid).
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Head-to-head (h2h)
- Two of their recent three meetings have ended in a draw.
- Atletico Madrid are unbeaten in their ten La Liga games this term, winning eight.
- The league leaders are six points ahead of Real Madrid with a game in hand.
- The host has been unbeaten in their last 8 clashes in La Liga.
- Both teams haven’t scored in their recent three fixtures.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Prediction
Los Blancos made it into the Round of 16 with a 2-0 home win against Monchengladbach in the previous encounter in their overall schedule. This will improve the morale of the players in the middle.
The two teams have locked horns on 166 occasions in Spain’s top flight, and Real Madrid lead the head-to-head 88 wins to Atletico’s 39, with the remaining 39 matches finishing all square.
Atletico Madrid can strengthen their title credentials this Saturday night when they face-off against cross-city adversaries Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu.