Atletico Madrid will be hosting Deportivo La Coruna in their third league game in the month of March.
Diego Simeone men sits 2nd on the log with a 64 points gathered from 28 games, and remains unbeaten in in their last six league games since they lost to Barcelona at Camp Nou.
However, the visiting team “Deportivo La Coruna” will be searching for the first league win in 12 games. The A Coruna based side have only been able to gather 6 points in their last 10 games, which leaves them 13th on the log with 33 points in 28 games far.
Atletico have gathered maximum points in their last three league games, which started with an unforgettable win in Madrid Derby at Santiago Bernabeu. The Madrid based side last league defeat happened 30th January, 2016 when they squandered a 1-0 lead to suffer a 2-1 defeat to the defending champions “Barcelona’.
Deportivo on the other hand are experiencing a torrid time in the league, after they last won in December, 2015. The 13 placed team have failed to win a game in their last 14 clashes since they last defeated Eibar in December.
Atletico Madrid: Team News
Fernando Torres who recently scored is 100th goal for the club, and was on the score sheet in Atletico’s 3-1 thrashing of Valencia last weekend was reported to be suffering an Injury on his right Knee and could be doubt for the clash. The Spain International made is 300th appearance for the Spanish side.
In Addition Tiago and Stefan Savic are still out injured.
Predicted Line-Up: Oblak – Luis, Hernandez, Gimenez, Juanfran – Koke, Niguez, Gabi, Kranevitter – Luciano, Griezmann.
Deportivo La Coruna: Team News
Deportivo have on their injury table Cani, Dominguez,Fabri,Sidnei. Deportivo boss “Victor Sanchez’ believes his side can get good result if they concentrate solely on the game.
Predicted Line-Up: Lux – Luisinho, Navarro, Lopo, Juanfran – Mosquera, Jonas, Faycal, Celso – Alberto, Cartabia.
Atletico Madrid vs Deportivo: Head-To-Head Stats
Atletico Madrid are unbeaten against Getafe in their last 5 meetings, with Atletico getting the maximum point thrice and the other two ending in a draw. Deportivo last recorded a league victory over Atletico in November 2009
The first leg of this encounter ended in a score draw at Muncipal De Razor stadium, with Perez and Tiago getting a goal each for both side.
Atletico Madrid vs Deportivo: Prediction
Atletico Madrid’s recent form will be great threat to a struggling Deportivo side. With 8 points behind league leaders and 4 points ahead of Madrid rivals, Atletico look like a more hungry side for the 3 points. Having scored 7 goals in their last 3 games and only one goal conceded compared to a Deportivo side who have conceded 8 goals in their last three and scoring four in those three games.