Tonight .. a strong derby between Real Madrid and Atletico under the eyes of Barcelona
Plus League – Real Madrid will face its neighbor Atletico Madrid in the Spanish capital derby on Sunday evening, at the top of the sixth round of the Spanish League.
Tonight’s match represents a real test for Real Madrid, which has won all its matches since the beginning of the current season, and seeks to secure its lead on its way to retaining the league for the second consecutive season.
The match comes early in the season, but it will nevertheless be a revenge for Real Madrid, who are seeking to avenge their loss in the last meeting between the two teams in the 35th round last season, when coach Diego Simeone’s team won for the first time in the league derby.
For his part, the victory is important for Atlético Madrid, which has raised doubts since the beginning of the season, especially after losing away to Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League, in addition to being behind by 5 points from leaders Real Madrid, and the defeat in tonight’s meeting will widen the difference to 8 points, After the first 6 rounds of the competition.
The match will witness a confrontation within the confrontation, as attention will turn to the Brazilian Vinicius Junior, the Real Madrid wing, who was subjected to a fierce campaign in the past days, due to his celebration of dancing after scoring goals.
Karim Benzema, Real Madrid’s captain, is likely to miss the match, as Italian Carlo Ancelotti, the club’s coach, said after the victory over Leipzig that he might play if he trained, and if he did not train, he would be absent. So far, the French star has not trained with the team that is currently betting on Fede Valverde, Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo.
Argentine coach Diego Simeone’s men are seeking to rise after falling to Leverkusen, and to restore the confidence and enthusiasm that appeared on the team in the last league match when it won four goals against Celta Vigo.
As for the expected line-up for the two teams in the match tonight, it is as follows:
Possible Real Madrid line-up:
Defense Line: Carvajal, Rudiger, Alaba, Mendy.
Midfield: Modric, Chuamini, Toni Kroos.
Forwards: Fede Valverde, Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo.
Possible line-up for Atletico Madrid:
Defence: Witsel, Hermoso, Reinildo.
Midfield: Molina, Llorente, Koke, Rodrigo de Paul, Carrasco.
Forwards: Alvaro Morata, Joao Felix.
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