19.11. MADRID DERBY: ATLETICO - REAL: PREVIEWS AND BETTING

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This Super-Saturday is crowned by the late fixture between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. Atletico will be looking for revenge in tonight's Madrid derby!

PREVIEW: ATLETICO MADRID - REAL MADRID

This game won't be short on emotion. La Liga leaders Real Madrid have been in fine form, but all football fans will know how hard of an opponent Atletico Madrid can be at their stadium, the Vicente Calderon. The game will most likely pan out as usual: Atletico will try to make Real's life as difficult as possible for 90 minutes and hit them on the counter. Meanwhile, Los Blancos will be doing all they can to break Atletico's stern defence with a lot of possession.

Atletico have been fantastic in executing their game plan under Diego Simeone, and especially at home they are a hard team to beat. Real have been on the receiving end of this six times, as Atleti have won four times and drawn twice during this run.

Atletico lead the way for a long time in La Liga this season, but recent losses to both Real Sociedad and Sevilla have dropped them down to fourth in the table. Meanwhile, Real have been great and haven't lost a single time all season. The team has lost only once in the league under Zinedine Zidane, and in general they have been dominant despite the occasional blip.

BETTING IDEAS:

Real have been the more convincing side this season, but as previous matches at the Calderon have shown, Los Blancos struggle at the home of their capital rivals. At the same time both teams will be looking to not lose in the match, so neither team will take any unnecessary risks. A draw doesn't sound like an impossible option.

- 1X2, Draw X: 47/20 (Betcart / Mr Green)

There haven't been over 2,5 goals scored in a Madrid derby for five games, and goals will most likely short at the Calderon on Saturday as well.

Total amount of goals: under 2,5 goals: 21/25 (Betcart)