Real Madrid’s visit to Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano could be a defining match for both sides. Considering Los Blancos are five points behind their neighbors with one more game played, this is a must-win match for Zinedine Zidane’s men.
Benzema’s return from injury should increase Real Madrid’s odds of beating Atleti, given that Simeone’s side are a very strong defensive team. Los Blancos will need to convert every chance they can get an then make sure they can defend against Suarez and Joao Felix as well.
Furthermore, Real Madrid still need to gain some confidence and momentum after the disappointing draw against Real Sociedad. They’ve lacked consistency and offensive production all season long and need to show some improvements if they want to fight for trophies at the end of the season.
Expect Atletico to sit back and defend knowing that Real Madrid have to take risks if they want the three points.
HOW TO WATCH, STREAM LA LIGA
Time: 16:15 CET (local time), 10:15am EST.
Venue: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain.
Available TV: BeIN Sports (USA), Movistar La Liga (Spain)
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