Getafe vs Atletico Madrid: Preview and Predictions

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Getafe gave themselves an outside chance to qualify for the Europa League after the 1-0 away win at Las Palmas last week. The Azulones have been in excellent form lately and picked up 4 wins and a draw from their last five games and they will confident while welcoming the second placed Atletico Madrid for the local mini derby this Saturday.

Jose Bordalas’ men must win the remaining two games of the campaign as they sit at 8th in the table, 2 points behind Sevilla sitting on the Europa League play-off spot.

Atletico Madrid on the other hand are coming on the back of a 0-2 defeat to Espanyol, which is their first home defeat of the season. Now the last two games of the season become crucial for them in holding on to the second spot in the table as Real Madrid are just behind them at a 2 point distance.

Simeone’s men have been blowing hot and cold in recent away games as they managed only 1 win from the last 5 trips, drew 1 and lost 3 in the process.

Getafe vs Atletico Madrid: Head-to-head

Atletico Madrid have been dominant in this derby and are unbeaten in the last 12 h2h meetings with 10 wins and 2 draws.

They are also victorious in the last three trips to Alfonso Perez and kept clean sheets in the last five.

Getafe vs Atletico Madrid: Predictions

If you look at the usual playing eleven of the sides, there is a big mismatch. But similarities are found in the hard working attitude of the both sides.

No matter what, this will be a cracking game with Getafe looking to end their long standing win-less run against their highly rated neighbors. They lost the last 7 edition of this head-to-head clash and are win-less in the last 12. There is an extra incentive to look for a win here as Getafe must ensure maximum points from their remaining 2 games to put themselves amongst the qualified teams for Europe next season.

Getafe vs Atletico Madrid: Bet Tips

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