Relegation battling Sporting Gijon will be hosting second placed Spanish Primera Division side Atletico Madrid on the match day 30.
Sportin Gijon sits 19th on the log with 24 points from 29 games, and have failed to win a league game since 31st January,2016. In the addition the Gijon based side have the worst home record having lost 7 of their 14 home games in the league this season.
On the other hand, Atletico have failed to drop points in the last four(4) league games, bagging twelve(12) points out of maximum twelve(12).
In Sportin Gijon gathered nine(9) points out of possible thirty(30) in their last ten(10) league games. The Gijon based side last recorded match maximum points in their hard end away win at Estadio Mestalla.
However, Atletico Madrid boast of twenty-three(23) points out of maximum thirty(30) points. The Simeone side are currently on four(4) games winning streak, netting ten(10) goals in those four(4) games and conceding one(1).
Sportin Gijon: Team News
Sporting Gijon will be without the services of their young Croatia midfielder “Alen Halilovic”. The young FC Barcelona loanee midfielder will be serving a game suspension.
Predicted Line-Up: Ivan-Jorge, Lopez, Hernandez, Vranjes – Dani, Jony, Carmona, Mascarell, Alvarez – Sanabaria
Atletico Madrid: Team News
Deigo Simeonecould be without the services of Godin after he suffered an hamstring injury In Atletico midweek Champions League clash. In addition, Yannick Carrasco will serving a match suspension, which makes unavailable for the game.
Predicted Line-Up: Oblak – Luis, Hernandez, Gimenez, Juanfran – Koke, Niguez, Gabi, Kranevitter – Luciano, Griezmann.
Sportin Gijon Vs Atletico Madrid: Head-To-Head-Stat
Seven(7) top flight meeting among this two team in the last 6 years, with Atletico Madrid coming out victorious four(4) times, losing to Gijon once, and the remaining two(2) ending in a score draw.
The first leg of this season double legged clash ended with Atletico defeating Gijon with a 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon.
Sportin Gijon Vs Atletico Madrid: Prediction
Sportin Gijon recent run is just a perfect yardstick for predicting a possible Atletico Madrid Victory. Atletico have been the best away team so far this season, winning eleven(11) out of their fifteen(15) games played away this season.Therefore, crushing Sportin Gijon side should be an easier task for Diego Simeone’s men.