Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna
Spanish La Liga
Date: Saturday, 15th April 2017
Kick-off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
Venue: Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid.
After beating Premier League champions Leicester City FC in the first leg of Champions League quarter-final, Atletico will face a significantly easier task as Osasuna will visit Vicente Calderon.
On the other hand, Osasuna are rock-bottom but somehow, they managed to win the previous two matches, but still, they are 10 points from the safe zone.
Atletico will be looking to maintain the 3rd position as the season is coming to an end to secure the direct Champions League spot. This season they are brilliant in home matches – Diego Simeone’s men registered 11 victories, 2 draws, and 2 defeats. In Madrid, they scored 33 and conceded 13 goals.
However, in their last three games there, were 2 or fewer goals scored. Despite the low goal count, Atletico Madrid were winning at both half-time and full-time in 5 out of last 7 games in the domestic league.
Osasuna are in the last position with 17 points earned. After stunning Alaves, they managed to win another three points in the previous round against Leganes; the result after the final whistle was 2-1.
The guests are at the point in the season where they have nothing to lose therefore, they will face Atletico without any pressure.
Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna: Head-to-head
Osasuna managed to win only one game against Atletico Madrid since 2009. Atletico won 5 out of last 6 games against Osasuna. In the reverse leg played in November, Atletico easily won three points since the result in Pamplona was a 0-3 score-line.
Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna: Prediction
Simeone’s men are in the same position as Real Madrid and Barcelona – they need three points against a weaker opponent so they can focus on the Champions League second-leg fixtures.
Atletico Madrid vs Osasuna: Bet tips
The first pick will be under 2.5 goals at 2.35.
You could also try Correct Score 2-0 at the odds of 5.50.