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Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla prediction, preview, team news and more | La Liga 2020-21

Atletico Madrid take on Sevilla this week
Atletico Madrid take on Sevilla this week
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Modified 11 Jan 2021, 19:42 IST
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Atletico Madrid are back in action in La Liga this week as they play one of their games in hand against a resurgent Sevilla outfit at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday. Diego Simeone's outfit has been exceptional this season and will want to win this game.

Sevilla are currently in sixth place in the La Liga standings with two games in hand and have made commendable progress under Julen Lopetegui. The Andalusian outfit edged Real Sociedad to an exhilarating 3-2 victory over the weekend and will be confident ahead of this fixture.

Atletico Madrid are at the top of the table at the moment and will view this season as an excellent opportunity to pip Barcelona and Real Madrid to the La Liga title. Los Colchoneros have registered four consecutive victories in La Liga and face a crucial test on Tuesday.


Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla Head-to-Head

Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are on an even footing as far as the head-to-head record is concerned and have won 16 games apiece out of a total of 47 matches played between the two teams.

The previous meeting between the two sides in March last year ended in an exhilarating 2-2 draw. Luuk de Jong, Lucas Ocampos, and Joao Felix scored on the day and will look to make their mark on this game.

Atletico Madrid form guide in La Liga: W-W-W-W-L

Sevilla form guide in La Liga: W-D-W-W-D

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Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla Team News

Atletico Madrid have a strong squad
Atletico Madrid have a strong squad

Atletico Madrid

Jose Gimenez and Stefan Savic are back in the squad after an injury and a suspension respectively and should feature in this game. Hector Herrera is currently carrying a knock and is unlikely to be risked against Sevilla.

Injured: None

Doubtful: Hector Herrera

Suspended: None

Sevilla need to win this game
Sevilla need to win this game

Sevilla

Sergio Escudero and Tomas Vaclik are currently injured and have been ruled out of the game against Atletico Madrid. Carlos Fernandez is also a doubt and will likely start on the bench.

Injured: Sergio Escudero, Tomas Vaclik

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Doubtful: Carlos Fernandez

Suspended: None


Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla Predicted XI

Atletico Madrid Predicted XI (3-4-3): Jan Oblak; Stefan Savic, Jose Gimenez, Mario Hermoso; Kieran Tripper, Koke, Marcos Llorente, Yannick Carrasco, Thomas Lemar, Luis Suarez, Joao Felix

Sevilla Predicted XI (4-3-3): Yassine Bounou; Marcos Acuna, Diego Carlos, Jules Kounde, Jesus Navas; Fernando, Oliver Torres, Joan Jordan; Suso, Lucas Ocampos, Youssef En-Nesyri


Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla Prediction

Atletico Madrid have always been a giant in La Liga but have managed to exceed expectations with their exploits this season. The likes of Joao Felix and Luis Suarez have been exceptional in the past few weeks and have a point to prove in this match.

Sevilla are known for their robust and reliable performances against Spain's biggest clubs and will present Atletico Madrid with a stern challenge. Both teams have formidable squads and are likely to share the spoils in this game.

Prediction: Atletico Madrid 1-1 Sevilla


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Published 11 Jan 2021, 19:42 IST
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