Match Preview : Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona

Atletico Madrid have lost just one of their last 28 league games at Estadio Vicente Calderon and the hosts will be hoping to close out their last clash against Barcelona with a win before they change stadium during the summer.

The visitors’ last La Liga trip to this ground ended in a 1-0 win back in 201, and Luis Enrique will be hoping for more of the same this time around to ease the pressure building on his shoulders.

After a resounding 4-0 loss to PSG in the Champions League and an unconvincing 2-1 win over Leganes at Camp Nou, Luis Enrique is under fire as Barcelona boss. Naija and Bet

Team News

Atletico Madrid – Jan Oblak was on the bench for Atletico against Leverkusen midweek in the Champions League and should start this weekend.

Diego Godin is likely to be rushed back from injury to start alongside Stefan Savic at centre-back, with Sime Vrsaljko continuing at right-back in Juanfran’s absence.Kevin Gameiro and Antoine Griezmann will continue up top after performing brilliantly in their last two matches.

Barcelona – Sergio Busquets is back after suspension and should feature from the off in the holding midfield role, with Ivan Rakitic most likely to drop to the bench.

Samuel Umtiti should be preferred to Jeremy Mathieu at centre-back, with Andre Gomes continuing in the centre of the park alongside Andres Iniesta.

Arda Turan should be fit enough for the bench if required, but Javier Mascherano is still a doubt with a hamstring problem.

Match Facts

Atletico have won 15 of their last 18 home matches in La Liga.

Barcelona are undefeated in their last 16 La Liga matches.

Barcelona have been winning at both half time and full time in 5 of their last 6 matches (La Liga).

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Barcelona’s last 6 La Liga games.

Barcelona are undefeated in 11 of their last 12 matches against Atletico in all competitions.

Barcelona have scored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 La Liga matches.

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Atletico have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 matches (La Liga).

As at this post Atletico Madrid has 2.85 odd to win the match on NaijaBet    while Barcelona has 2.38 odd to win the match also,while the odd to draw the match is 3.37.

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