Espanyol VS Atletico Madrid Prediction: Meet Promotion Team, Atletico Target Full Points

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1NEWS – From the continuation of the Spanish La Liga competition for the 2021/2022 season, Espanyol will meet Atletico Madrid in the fourth week match which will be held on Sunday night (12/9) at RCDE Stadium starting at 19:00 WIB.

Espanyol Faced with Crucial Match

Being the host of the fourth week of the match this time, Spain which incidentally is the promotion team will meet with a crucial match. Their opponent this time was the La Liga champions for the 2020/2021 season, Atletico Madrid. However, this will not dampen the guts of the squad that is now being trained by Vicente Moreno.

They last season won the title from the Segunda Division and made it back to La Liga. However, the title in the second division of Spanish football last season did not guarantee Espanyol to be able to appear impressive in the main caste this season.

Of the three latest games this season, the Periquitos squad have not been able to bring their first win. They were only able to collect two points from two draw matches. With this collection of points, Espanyol is now ranked 16th. Through this weekend’s match, Espanyol is expected to be able to lock points tightly and force the visitors to go home empty-handed.

Atlético defend the title

Entering the new competition season, Atletico Madrid with Diego Simeone will certainly be back in pursuit of the title Spanish La Liga this season. Status as defending champions, they managed to pass the opening three games of this season quite well and have never been defeated.

One match that made the Los Rojiblancos squad this season failed to pocket maximum points was when they hosted Villarreal. The match which took place on (30/8) yesterday made Atletico Madrid have to be willing to share one point with the opponent after the match ended in a 2:2 draw. In fact, from the previous two matches, Diego Simeone’s troops had bagged two consecutive wins.

From the latest week, Atletico Madrid are now in fifth place on the La Liga standings this season. This result is proof that they are still serious title contenders this season.

By meeting Espanyol headquarters this weekend, Atletico Madrid is expected to be able to bring home the full three points. Angel Correa is still a mainstay in scoring goals and is the temporary top scorer in La Liga this season with three goals. The return of Antoine Griezmann this season combined with Luis Suarez is expected to sharpen Atletico Madrid’s front line.

Head-to-Head Between Espanyol VS Atletico Madrid

Espanyol as the host in this match is quite confident after having a record of one win and two draws from their last five matches this season in all competitions. For the other two matches, Vicente Moreno’s team failed to perform optimally and eventually lost to their opponent. Through these five recent matches, Espanyol were able to produce two goals and conceded only once.

Atlético Madrid as a challenger team also come with a record that is not too flashy in its last five games this season. Of all events, the Los Rojiblancos squad has fallen twice in a row in two pre-season matches. However, from the other three matches in La Liga they bagged two consecutive wins and one other match ended in a draw. Of these five matches, the exchange online casino mentions that Atletico Madrid scored seven goals and conceded six times.

Of the six recent meetings between the two teams, Espanyol recorded three wins over Atletico Madrid. As for Atlético Madrid, they have only beaten Espanyol twice and the other match ended in a draw. With all the available statistics, Espanyol vs Atletico Madrid is expected to end with score 1: 3.

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