Atletico Madrid will face Getafe at Estadio El Alcoraz of Spanish Laliga 21th Round. Atletico Madrid against Getafe is always the match with big interest especially during this season and LaLiga positions. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Atletico Madrid this season showing their abilities and fight for Title of LaLiga, moreover they continuing their path for Champions League Title as well. This they are showing great team and individual skills. This season Atletico is unbeatable at home, furthermore, they have won almost all matches at home, played only 3 matches in a draw in all competitions. In LaLiga Madridistas standing at the second position and have only 5 points difference with 1st place Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid has great players in their team like Rodrigo, A. Griezmann (Worl Cup Champion), T. Parley, T. Lemar, A. Correa and a lot more. However, some of them could miss the second match – Diego Costa (due to foot surgery), Filipe Luis (due to muscle injury), Stefan Savic (due to Achilles tendon problems), Vitolo, Niguez, Martins and Nikola Kalinic. But even without them, there are super players in the team who can play even against the strongest teams. By the way, Alvaro Morata could join the club in near future to change D. Costa and N. Kalinic in the team.
Los Colchoneros are great at creating chances using through balls, stealing the ball from the opposition, creating long shot opportunities and finishing scoring chances. This season they are scoring in average 1.5 goals per match, however, this is enough to be one of the best teams in the world.
Getafe this year playing surprisingly good football and now they are at the 6th position of LaLiga. Since the beginning of April 2018 Getafe have lost only one match in all competitions away against Real Madrid. Getafe conceded and scored in 10 away matches in a row. Getafe is more unlucky playing home matches than away, that is a very interesting fact. We cannot select the best player in the team, because they play team football and each of them is very important.
This season Getafe is strong at creating shot opportunities, creating chances through individual skills and protecting the lead, however, they are weak at avoiding offsides, avoiding individual errors and keeping possession of the ball.
Teams met a lot in the past years, however, since the end of the 2013 year, Atletico Madrid has won all the matches against Getafe in LaLiga. Every match finished with less than 2.5 goals.