Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid will be one of the most interesting and exciting weekend matches, at Final of Super Cup of Spain, which will be held at King Abdullah Sports City, in Jeddah. While Atletico had big troubles and a very hard match against Barcelona and snatched victory at the end of the game. Real took a confident win over Valencia and conceded the goal only when the winner was obvious. Both teams deservedly made it to the final and will compete for a very important trophy. Read our thoughts about this Super Cup Final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, here below.
Los Blancos comes to this Madrid Derby with 15 unbeaten matches streak. They won over Valencia in Semi-final of Super Cup and showed very confident, strong and dangerous football. They scored 3 great goals and conceded one already in additional time from the penalty spot when the winner of the match was already obvious.
Even played a very questionable football at the beginning of the season they stand at 2nd place in La Liga. They have the same amount of points as Barcelona which is on 1st. During this season in Spain, Real Madrid lost only once surprisingly against Mallorca and proved that Zidane’s comeback was the right decision for the club. Players show their best almost in all positions. They are getting stronger in defence as conceded only 12 goals in 19 matches, which is the best result in La Liga and shows the second result by scored goals. Karim Benzema stands second in Top Scorers board with 12 goals and 5 assists. Therefore, we can confidently call him a true leader in the attack.
Los Colchoneros had much tougher Semi-final as they faced Barcelona and luckily won the match after 2 no goal decisions for Catalonians. However, even without these questionable decisions, Atletico showed very strong and offensive football which gave a positive result. That was a very unexpected match with ups and downs for both clubs. However, in the end, Atletico scored two goals and finished as a winner and Super Cup Finalist. Most interesting, that FCB almost totally controlled the game and made 16 goal attempts. While Atletico had 6 attempts and 6 shots on goal with perfect realization.
In Primeira Division team stands at 3rd place with 35 collected points after 19 appearances. This year they as always great in defence, but have struggled in attack even signing several interesting attacking players. However, they won the last 5 meetings in different competitions. In the last 3 matches, they conceded at least 1 goal and comes to the Madrid derby more tired than their rivals.
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