Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona - 01/12/2019 Preview
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Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona should be the most thrilling La Liga 15th Round matches, which will be held at Wanda Metropolitano, in Madrid. As always, we will see ve beautiful game between two Spanish and World Giants. Both clubs are fighting for the Primeira Division title and also participating in UEFA Champions League. We will see the clash of two different styles of playing teams, so this meeting will be obviously exciting. During the last 5 matches, Barcelona won 3 times and teams drew other 2 games. Last time hosts won over the Barcelona in 2015/16 Champions League Quarter-Finals, where won the clash in aggregate. Read our thoughts about this interesting La Liga Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona match, here below.

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona

Atletico Madrid

The team from Madrid started this season very strongly, however, started to lose points in most of the games. At the moment, they stand at 4th place with only 3 points difference with Barcelona, which stands at 1st. in 14 matches, Atletico scored 16 and conceded only 9 goals. They once again showing strongest defence in La Liga, however, facing difficulties in the attack. In Primeira Division, they lost only once against Real Sociedad at the beginning of the season.

In UEFA Champions League thing going even more badly, as they lost 2 last matches against Bayer Leverkusen and Juventus, so the next game should decide in which position Atletico will finish. During the last 5 appearances, the Mattress Makerswon only once against Espanyol conceded in 4 games and lost twice in CL. The last form is far away from the best one, so facing Barcelona they should prepare strongly and show the best football if they want to take at least 1 point.

Barcelona

Barca leads the La Liga with 28 points and scored more than any other club in Spain. Lionel Messi, potential Player of the Year again and Luis Suarez are two best goalscorers of the squad. In general, Barcelona scored already 35 goals in 13 matches and using most rotational squad during the last few years. Unfortunately, they need to build a stronger defence and their football could be dominating in Spain and Europe as well. At the moment, they stand at 1st place of Champions League Group F without any defeats and 11 points. They fight still continues between Internazionale and Borussia Dortmund, as both have the same amount of points and 1 game left. Catalonians won the last 4 matches and looking forward to continuing this streak in a game against Atletico. However, the Madrid club still unbeaten this season at home.

Absence

Diego Costa and Vrsaljko will miss the next important game against Barcelona due to injuries. Barcelona has more injuries, as Jordi Alba, Busquets, Dembele and Semedo will miss the next game as well.

 

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