Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid: Preview And Prediction

Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid: Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips

Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid
Spanish LaLiga.
Date: Wednesday, 21st September, 2016
Kick-off: 21:00 UK.
Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona.

Free scoring Barcelona host cultured Atletico Madrid for the 3rd home game of 2016/2017 Laliga Santander season.

Barcelona produced a relaxed performance in their away visit to Leganes. The Catalan had in earlier suffered a surprising 2-1 defeat to Alaves on Match day 3, but they rallied up as they scored 12 goals in 2 games that followed that awkward show. Luis Enrique side be hoping they extend their league winning run in games played with Atletico Madrid.

Atletico Madrid started the 2016/2017 in slow pace. The Los Rojiblancos dropped 4 points in clashes with just promoted Leganes and Alaves, but went on to score 10 goals in their last 2 league games without conceding. Diego Simeone tutored side sits 4th on the log, and are one of the 5 laliga team that remains unbeaten so far this season.

Key Facts

  • Barcelona has won 3 of their first 4 league games of the season. The Luis Enrique tutored side has also lost 1 of their first 2 home games of the sesason.
  • Atletico Madrid is part of the 5 Laliga team that are unbeaten so far this seaon. The Diego Simeone led side has however failed to record a league victory over Barcelona in 4 consecutive seasons.

Barcelona: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)

Ter Stegen: Rafinha, Pique, Umtiti, Alba: Rakitic, Iniesta, Busquet: Neymar, Suarez, Messi

Atletico Madrid: Predicted Line-Up (4-4-2)

Oblak: Juanfran, Godin, Savic, Luis: Gabi, Niguez, Gaitan, Koke: Griezmann, Torres

Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid: Head to Head

Clashes between these two sides always had been a close call, and electrifying experience in the last 5 seasons.

However, Barcelona has failed to loss in 15 Camp Nou encounter with Atletico Madrid. In addition, the Catalan won 7 of the last 10 meetings between the two sides, compared to the Los Rojiblancos 2.

Moreover, Atletico Madrid has failed to defeat Barcelona in 13 straight league meetings. The Catalan enjoys 4 straight league victory over the Madrid based side, and have 8 victories in 10 league meeting with Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid: Prediction

Two great teams with incredible goal scoring form, which should grantee bookmakers that both side will nick a goal in this one.

Moreover, Barcelona surprising defeat at home in recent time (3 in their last 6 league home games) especially to defensive minded side, put a dark cloud on the view of who will win this encounter.

Regardless, with good league history over Los Rojiblancos, i predict a win for Barcelona with both sides getting a goal.

Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid: Bet Tips

Barcelona to win at 1.60
Over 2.5 goals at 1.80.

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