Tittle challenging Atletico Madrid, host survival battling Rayo Vallecano.
Atletico Madrid is in search of their 2nd La liga tittle in 3 season has they push with hope to the end of the season. The Rojiblancos are currently on 5 league games winning streak, and sits 2nd on the log with same point as league leaders.
Rayo Vallecano squandered a 2-0 lead to suffer a 3-2 defeat to real Madrid. The Paco Jemez led side sits 16th on the log with 35 points from 35 games, and 3 points clear of the relegation water.
- Atletico Madrid are on 5 league games winning streak
- Atletico Madrid have won all their last 5 home league games
- Atletico Madrid are currently on 6 straight win in all competitions
- Rayo Vallecano has won 2 of their last 5 league games
- Rayo Vallecano has failed to win in their last 5 away league games
Team News: Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid boss “Diego Simeone” will siting out of this clash and rest of Atletico Madrid League game. The Argentine was sent to the stands in is side weekend game clash with Malaga after a ball rolled into the field of play with Malaga on a quick counter attack at the lat minutes of the clash. In Addition Tiago who suffered a broken leg is reported to be back in training, but could still be doubtful for Rayo Vallecano clash.
Oblak: Gimenez, Hernandez, Juanfran, Luis: Fernandez,Yannick, Gabi, Koke, Niguez: Torres, Griezmann.
Team News: Rayo Vallecano
Paco Jemez will be without the services of Roberto Trashorras. The 35 years old Spanish midfielder will be serving a game ban.
Carlos: Tito, Quini, Amaya, Crespo: Jozabed, Bebe, Hernandez, Embarba: Guerra, Miku
Atletico Madrid Vs Rayo Vallecano: Head-To-Head-Stats
Atletico Madrid has had the better of Rayo Vallecano in their last 10 meeting. The Rojiblancos command 7 victories out of the 10 meetings between the two teams, with Rayo Vallecano defeating the Madrid based side once in those 10 meetings.
In Addition, Rayo vallecano have suffered defeat in their last 4 league visit to Vicente Calderon. The first leg of this same encounter this season ended 2-0 in favor of Atletico Madrid with the 2 goals coming at the last 3 minutes of the clash that took place in December.
Atletico Madrid Vs Rayo Vallecano: Prediction
With the current standing on the log, and fierce competitiveness for the tittle, it will is a most win game for the Rojiblancos for who shares the same point with defending champions “Barcelona”.
Rayo vallecano also have a battle of relegation to fight, as they sit 3 points clear of the relegation water. This makes the clash dangerously poised for both side, whom 3 point is a crucial to for a possible tittle win, and a possible survival victory.
Regardless of this I will still predict the maximum point for Atletico Madrid, with a slim chance of a Rayo Vallecano victory.
Atletico Madrid vs Rayo Vallecano: Bet Tips
Best Bet: Atletico to win First Half.
Big Money Bet: Griezmann to score first goal.