Real Madrid will take on Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu in La Liga on Sunday. This will be the 169th meeting in La Liga.
Real Madrid’s star player Benzema will likely miss the game due to an injury. He has scored two goals in each of his previous three games.
Los Blancos won 89 matches in the past, while the Rojiblancos won 39. This regional derby is second in attendance after the Catalan (Barcelona won 173-101, Spaniards 34).
Real Madrid is the first European team to have two players score more than 10 goals in a season. Vinicius has 10, and Benzema has 12.
Koke Resurreccion played 366 games in La Liga for Atletico Madrid and can be compared with Thomas Reynolds (367), who has the second-most appearances in Atletico’s top flight behind Adrado Rodriguez (401).
Carlo Ancelotti failed to win any of his four La Liga matches (D1L3) against Atletico Madrid and is now the Real Madrid manager who has lost all four matches against the red-and-white sides.
Simeone of Atletico Madrid will play his 20th La Liga game against Real Madrid (4 wins 8 draws and 7 losses) and will be the third manager to achieve that record in a Madrid derby, after Luis Aragones and Miguel Munoz.
Benzema was unable to play against Inter Milan because of a hamstring injury. It is not yet clear if he will be available to take part in the derby.
Despite Gareth Bale’s return to the squad, Dani Ceballos remains out.
Luis Suarez, who suffered a muscle injury during their Champions League match against Porto, is still out of contract for Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone is complete without Stefan Savic and Kieran Trippier.
Real Madrid has won five consecutive home matches against Atletico Madrid in La Liga. With 1xbet, the win against Atletico Madrid is priced at 2.50 times.
Atletico Madrid has lost seven of their last seven matches against Real Madrid (D4L3), but they have won their eighth attempt at winning. This is 3.75x the 1xbet price.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both have drawn 40 out of their 168 La Liga games. Tonight’s draw is worth 3.50x at 1xbet.
Tips and Predictions
Real Madrid has scored 10 goals in five of their last five matches, conceding only once and keeping four clean sheets. Atletico scored nine goals, conceded five, and only kept one clean sheet.
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