Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid Predictions and Betting Tips
Sevilla play hosts to Atletico Madrid on Sunday with the aim of putting some dent onto the Madrid side’s title hopes. Read on for our expert tips and predictions.
Atletico Madrid’s hard fought 2-0 victory in the reverse match stretched their unbeaten run in this fixture to six games. Can the Seville side stop them from doing the double this weekend?
Highly-anticipated encounter on the cards
Given their poor run about a month ago, Sevilla has since lost hope of challenging for the LaLiga title. What’s more, they’re 10 points ahead of Sociedad in 5th place. As such, it’s not like they’re in the fight for a particular objective. Nonetheless, we still expect them to give their 100% for the rest of the season.
Atletico Madrid emerged 1-0 winners in their most recent game against Alaves. This allowed them to hold on to their four-point lead over Barcelona in their chase for the LaLiga title. Given that they have a couple more tough fixtures coming up, failing to secure maximum points here could be detrimental to their title hopes
Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid Team News
The league leaders travel to Seville with a fully fit squad. Apart from Alexis Vidal, Sevilla also boat a fully fit outfit.
Sevilla possible starting XI:
Bono; Escudero, Carlos, Kounde, Navas; Fernando, Gudelj, Rakitic; Suso, Gomez, En-Nesyri
Atletico Madrid possible starting XI:
Oblak; Savic, Gimenez, Hermoso; Koke; Trippier, Llorente, Saul, Carrasco; Suarez, Correa
Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid Prediction: 1-1
A low-scoring game is certainly on the cards give both sides’ defensive nature. However, a clear winners isn’t as obvious with both sides capable of grabbing maximum points on their day.