Today, Sunday, at ten in the evening, one of the strongest matches of the major European leagues “Big 5”, between real Madrid And Atletico Madrid in the expected derby, in the 17th round of the Spanish League competition at the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid match
Real Madrid is at the top of the Spanish league standings this season, with 39 points, while Atletico Madrid is in fourth place with 29 points.
Real Madrid plays the derby match today, against its neighbor, Atletico, with great confidence and high spirits due to the technical stability that the royal is going through at the level of results locally and in Europe.
Real won 6 consecutive victories in the Spanish League this season, the last of which was a 2-0 victory over Real Sociedad in the 16th round of the La Liga competition. With a score of 31 points.
At the European level, Real Madrid finished its campaign in the Champions League group stage, at the top of Group D with 15 points, and qualified for the round of 16 in Champions League, accompanied by Inter Milan and runners-up to the same round with 12 points.
Real Madrid is looking forward to achieving a special number against Atletico in the derby, as it aims to reach the tenth victory in a row with Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, in the event of a victory over Atletico Madrid in the expected derby in the Liga competition next Sunday.
Since Real Madrid drew with Osasuna negatively on October 27 in the 11th round of the La Liga competition, the Royal has won 9 consecutive victories against Elche (1-2), Shakhtar (2-1), Rayo Vallecano (2-1), Granada (1-4), Sherif (0-3), Sevilla (2-1), Athletic (1-0), Real Sociedad (0-2) and Inter Milan (2-0).
Doubts are still swirling around the participation of French star Karim Benzema, with Real Madrid against Atletico in the derby, for not reaching the stage of readiness required after his return from the hamstring injury he suffered in the last Real Sociedad match in La Liga.
The Real Madrid team is armed against Atletico Madrid, with a number of distinct elements, regardless of Benzema’s questionable position so far, led by the Brazilian Vinicius Junior, Marco Asensio and Rodrygo Jose, in addition to the strong midfield trio Luka Modric, Marco Asensio and Toni Kroos.
Real vs Atletico Madrid
On the other hand, Atletico Madrid, under the leadership of Argentine coach Diego Simeone, is challenging its neighbor, Real, in today’s match, in order to achieve its first victory over the Royal in La Liga, after playing 10 derby matches in the Spanish League, without achieving a victory over Al-Maringhi.
Atletico Madrid enters the Real Madrid match, after qualifying for the Champions League final, after a decisive victory over Porto, 3-1, to accompany Liverpool in the round of 16 in Champions League.
The Atlético Madrid team is seeking to win against the glowing Real, in order to compensate for the sudden loss against Real Mallorca 0-2, in the last round, which pushed it to fall to fourth place with 29 points.
Atletico Madrid is facing great pressure at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, in today’s match, as it faces a distinguished team for Real under the leadership of veteran coach Carlo Ancelotti, in addition to the fans who will invade the stadium tonight.
Atletico Madrid has a number of distinguished elements against Real, led by Antoine Griezmann, Matthews Cunha, Yannick Carrasco and Joao Felix, but Uruguayan Luis Suarez’s position on participating in the match has not been resolved due to his failure to recover from the injury he sustained in the recent period.
The Spanish Football Federation has appointed veteran referee Matteo Lahoz to direct the Real Madrid match against Atletico in the derby tonight.
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