Atletico Madrid vs Malaga
Spanish La Liga 2016/17
Date: Saturday, 29th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: Vicente Calderon, Madrid.
Atletico Madrid have played some extraordinary football from past few matches in La Liga, except their last 1-0 away defeat against Sevilla. They have registered 5 wins, 3 draws and only 1 defeat in this Spanish La Liga season along with 5th position in La Liga table.
Malaga have registered 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats in their La Liga campaign 2016/17 along with 10th position in La Liga table. Atletico Madrid will start the match as favorite in their home La Liga clash against Malaga at Vicente Calderon of Madrid.
Atletico Madrid vs Malaga: Head-to-Head Stats
- Malaga have registered a 1-0 win at home in the Spanish La Liga clash last season, while lost the corresponding fixture at Vicente Calderon by the same margin.
- Both teams have played 26 matches against each other in all the competitions. Atletico Madrid registered 13 victories, 6 draws and suffered 7 defeats against Malaga side.
- Atletico Madrid are on a 5 match unbeaten run at home against Malaga in all competitions; with 4 wins and a draw.
Atletico Madrid vs Malaga: Prediction
Atletico Madrid have enough potential in their squad to win this match against Malaga. But there are indicators that suggest this match won’t be a one sided affair. Diego Simeone has a Champions League away fixture against Rostov to consider. And as a result, the Madrid players will try to put their best efforts in the first half of the match to make sure they maintain a good goal margin. Simeone is likely to rest some key players during second half. Malaga will get their chance if they manage to hold off until the later stages of the second half.
To summarize, Atletico Madrid is the favourite team to win this match against Malaga. And the predicted result will be a win for Atletico Madrid by a slim 1 goal margin.
Atletico Madrid vs Malaga: Bet Tips
Goal scores Any Time: Yannick Carrasco at 3.10.