Atletico Madrid are back in action with another important La Liga match this weekend as they meet Real Betis on Sunday. Both teams can pack a punch in their day and will be determined to win this match.
Real Betis are fourth in La Liga and have been fantastic this season. The Andalusians crushed Valencia by 4-1 in their previous match and they will be confident to enter this match.
On the other hand, Atlético Madrid is sixth in the league table at the moment and has not made its stride this year yet. Los Colchoneros drew 2-2 with Levante this week and will need to recover in this match.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Betis match
Atlético Madrid has an excellent record against Real Betis and has won 22 out of 39 matches played between the two teams. Real Betis have seven wins against Atlético Madrid and will need a boost in performance this weekend.
The previous match between the two Spanish teams took place in April of this year and ended in a 1-1 draw. Atletico Madrid missed out today and will need to be even more powerful on Sunday.
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Atletico Madrid and Real Betis team news
Marcos Llorente and Thomas Lemar are currently injured and have been excluded from this match. Jose Jimenez has recovered from his injury and should be available for selection.
injured: Marcos Llorente, Thomas Lemar
Doubtful: Jeffrey Kondogbia
Youssef Sabali is injured at the moment and has been excluded from this match. Victor Camarasa is also suffering from an injury and may not be able to recover in time for this match.
injured: Youssef Sabali
Doubtful: Victor Camarasa
Predict the match between Atletico Madrid and Real Betis
Atletico Madrid Prediction 11 (3-4-3): Jan Oblak; Mario Hermoso, Jose Gimenez, Felipe; Kieran Trippier, Yannick Carrasco, Cook, Rodrigo de Paul; Antoine Griezmann, Joao Felix, Luis Suarez
Real Betis expected line-up (4-2-3-1): Claudio Bravo, Juan Miranda, German Pezzella, Victor Ruiz, Hector Bellerin; William Carvalho, Guido Rodriguez; Nabil Fekir, Sergio Canales, Rodrigo Sanchez; Picture of Borja Iglesias
Atletico Madrid vs Real Betis predictions
Atletico Madrid have failed to meet expectations this season and have their fair share of problems to solve at the moment. The defending champions played a controversial draw against Levante this week and will want to make adjustments on Sunday.
Real Betis have shown significant improvement under Manuel Pellegrini and will need to build momentum ahead of a difficult schedule. The two teams are on par at the moment and could hold a tie this weekend.
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prediction: Atletico Madrid 1-1 Real Betis