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ELC vs ATL Dream11 Tips for Elche vs Atletico Madrid La Liga Fixtures 1 May

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ELC vs ATL Dream11: The league leaders, Atletico Madrid take on Elche in the La Liga. Elche has been drawn into a relegation scrap as they sit in 18th place. However, they are level on points with 17th place and 1 point behind 16th. Elche goes into this game on the back of a great 1-0 win over Levante. Atletico Madrid got bailed out after Barcelona failed to beat Granada in midweek. This meant that Atleti keeps their place on top of the table despite a 2-1 loss to Athletic Bilbao last week. They will now look to increase their lead on top of the table as they reach the business end of the season.

Date: 1st May, Saturday
Kick-Off: 7:45 pm (IST)
Venue: Estadio Martinez Valero, Elche

La Liga Table: Elche is in 18th place with Atletico Madrid in 1st place.

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Recent Form
Elche: DLLDW
Atletico Madrid: LDWWL

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Elche – 0
Draw – 1
Atletico Madrid – 4

ELC vs ATL Today Match Prediction Details

Elche News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Elche have an almost fit squad with only Guido Carrillo nursing a hamstring injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Fran Escriba should play the same side that beat Levante last week.
• Johan Mojica should be fit to start in defence after facing some physical discomfort in midweek.
• Lucas Boye will lead the line in attack with Tete Morente, Fidel Chaves and Pablo Piatti behind him.

Elche Starting XI (likely)

Paulo Gazzaniga (GK)
Helibelton Palacios
Dani Calvos
Diego Gonzalez
Johan Mojica
Ivan Marcone
Raul Guti
Tete Morente
Fidel Chaves
Pablo Piatti
Lucas Boye

Atletico Madrid News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Atletico Madrid have a fully fit squad to choose from with Luis Suarez returning to full fitness.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Jose Gimenez should return to the defence after serving his suspension.
• Hector Herrea, Saul Niguez and Koke will welcome Marcos Llorente back in midfield after his stint in the frontline.
• Luis Suarez will partner Angel Correa in the attack.

Atletico Madrid Starting XI (likely)

Jan Oblak (GK)
Stefan Savic
Jose Gimenez
Renan Lodi
Kieran Trippier
Koke
Hector Herrera
Yannick Carrasco
Marcos Llorente
Luis Suarez
Angel Correa

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Luis Suarez – With 19 goals and 2 assists in La Liga this season, Atletico really missed the Uruguayan during his injury. He will be back in the firing line and will look to steady the ship by getting Atleti back to winning ways. He has created 26 chances and attempted 35 shots on target as well.

Angel Correa – In Suarez’s absence, Correa has done well and has 7 goals and 8 assists in the league. He has 3 goals and 2 assists in his last 4 games for the club including a man of the match performance against Eibar where he bagged a brace and an assist. Correa has created 39 chances and succeeded in 42 dribbles.

Differential Pick

Fidel Chaves – The veteran, Chaves, has been one of Elche’s better players this season with 5 goals and 3 assists so far. He has created 40 chances with 37 of them being key passes. Chaves has been very clinical as well with 5 of his 7 shots on target finding the net, giving him a shot conversion rate of 71.4%. The Spaniard has completed 43 successful dribbles at a completion rate of 56%. He has also whipped in 35 accurate crosses at a 29% success rate.

ELC vs ATL Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Oblak
Defenders – Gimenez, Trippier, Savic
Midfielders – Llorente, Piatti, Guti, Morente, Fidel
Forwards – Suarez (C), Correa (VC)

Likely Winner:

The ELC vs ATL Today Match Prediction will be a crucial one for both sides for different reasons. Atletico Madrid will be aware that they have been given a second chance by Granada and will look to get all 3 points against a poor Elche side. But the home team have a great chance to leave the relegation zone should they get even a point against the Los Rojiblancos. Atletico Madrid is the obvious favourites to win this game having won the most games in La Liga and having the tightest defence but Elche will go for broke.

Suraj Shivshankar @Srj1511

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