Atletico Madrid can strengthen their top-three position further with a win when they play host to Deportivo Alaves at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Saturday night (IST).
3rd Place Calling!
Atletico are third on the points table going into this game, and though they are out of the title race, they still have a lot to play for if they are to secure champions league football next season. But thanks to their current impressive form, both at the back and in front of the goal, they are in a good position to achieve the intended. The could move four points clear of fourth-placed Sevilla, and possible 8 points clear of 5th placed Getafe, with the maximum return from this game.
More Breathing Space!
Deportivo Alaves are sitting nine points clear of the dreaded zone. That's a good buffer considering the seaosn is almost on the periphery, but things can change in a whiff, and Alves will be under no illusion that they may still need at least two wins to put away the danger of relegation.
Date– Saturday, June 28
Kick–Off– 01:30 AM (IST)
Venue– Wanda Metropolitano Stadium
Atletico Madrid (Expected Playing 11)
Deportivo Alaves (Expected Playing 11)
Atletico Madrid's prince Joao Felix is definitely the player worth keeping an eye on. He has many tricks up his sleeves and is capable of producing magical moments. His inclusion in the today match prediction side could earn the user some points.
Diego Costa is back to full fitness and we all know how good he can be on any given day. He is a street fighter and you can back him as captan in your Dream11 Match Prediction sides.
Angel Correa is a complete package, for he has goals in him, and is the leading creative player in Atletico Madrid's team this season with six assists.
Former Arsenal striker Lucas Perez is in red-hot form for Alaves. He is the leading scorer for the team this season with 11 goals.
Former Magpies Joselu is not far behind with 9 goals. He can be a dark horse. His inclusion in the Fantasy Football side could earn the user points as well.
The odds are in favour of an Atletico Madrid win. However, it might turn out to be a closely contested game.
Defenders– Savic Trippier, Gimenez (VC), Duarte
Midfielders– Koke, Correa (C), A Vidal
Forwards– Felix, Costa, Joselu
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