On Saturday, Atlético Madrid welcome Sevilla FC for one of the shocks of the 27th day of Liga. Both teams are fighting for a place on the podium.
Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla FC Soccer Betting Prediction
Far from being exciting since the start of the season, Atlético Madrid is still in the race to finish on the La Liga podium. Indeed, despite many failures and difficulties in the game, the Colchoneros are only 5th in the ranking with only 2 points behind the 3rd step of the podium. Held in check by Valence (2-2), Diego Simeone’s men followed up with an excellent performance in the Champions League as they defeated defending European champion Liverpool (1-0) in the 1/8 finals go. Subsequently, they had a very good success against Villarreal (3-1). However, last Saturday, they had to settle for a draw against Espanyol (1-1).
For its part, Sevilla FC squats the last place on the podium of this Liga behind the two leaders of Real and Barça. Like their opponent of the day, the Andalusians do not offer a flamboyant game but are nevertheless in the game to try to find a place in the Champions League next year. Since their last loss conceded against Celta Vigo (2-1), they have recovered well with a draw obtained against Espanyol (1-1) then two victories acquired against Getafe (3-0) and Osasuna (2- 3). In addition, in the Europa League, they qualified for the 1 / 8th finals following their two draws obtained against Cluj (1-1 away, 0-0 at home).
The staff for Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla FC
Atletico Madrid could just be deprived of the French international Lemar, still stuck in the infirmary and hoped for the return match against Liverpool. Against Espanyol, Saul Niguez scored his third goal of the season.
Sevilla FC are still an orphan of their injured goalkeeper Vaclik. However, midfielder Joan Jordan should return from suspension. In great shape lately, Lucas Ocampos scored his 9th goal of the season against Osasuna last weekend.
The compositions for Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla FC
The probable composition of Atletico Madrid:
Oblak – Trippier, Savic, Felipe, Renan Lodi – Koke, Saul, Partey, Lemar – Correa, Morata.
The planned tactical arrangement (4-4-2):
Trippier – Savic – Felipe – Renan Lodi
Koke – Saul – Partey – Lemar
Correa – Morata
The likely composition of Seville:
Bounou – Navas, Koundé, Sergi Gomez, Escudero – Vasquez, Fernando, Torres – Ocampos, En-Nesyri, Ronny Lopes.
The planned tactical arrangement (4-3-3):
Navas – Koundé – Sergi Gomez – Escudero
Vasquez – Fernando – Torres
Ocampos – En-Nesyri – Ronny Lopes
The history of confrontations Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla FC
Since 2008, the two formations have crossed 29 times. Atlético lead with 11 wins against 8 for Sevilla FC. Finally, there were 10 draws.
There was no winner in the first leg (1-1).
Key points for the match Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla FC
– The two teams have been in good shape for some time.
– Atlético will play their Champions League second leg against Liverpool the following week.
– With 29 goals scored and 19 conceded, Atlético has only the 12th attack but the 2nd best defense in Liga.
Soccer Betting Prediction Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla FC
As in the first leg, the two teams could settle for a point in this game.
Prediction Today: Under 2.5 goals