Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Preview, Tips and Odds

Atletico Madrid will welcome Espanyol to Wanda Metropolitano stadium on Sunday for their game of the 13th round in La Liga. Atletico are sitting on the 4th position in the standings with 21 points, just one behind the leading trio, while Espanyol are down in the relegation zone at 19th position with just 8 points.

Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Atletico Madrid Loss 6 W/ 4 D/ 10 L 6 W/ 0 D/ 4 L
Espanyol Win 10 W/ 4 D/ 6 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 6 L

Last game between the teams: 04.09.2019 La Liga: Espanyol – Atletico Madrid 3:0; Diego Godin 45′(own goal), Borja Iglesias 52’, 89’(penalty)
Last game at this venue: 22.12.2018 La Liga: Atletico Madrid – Espanyol 1:0; Antoine Griezmann 56’(penalty)

Worth mentioning: Both teams won their home match last season, limiting the visitors to no goals, with Atletico winning the first meeting in Madrid with 1:0, but lost heavily by 3:0 in the return game. No draw has been registered in the last five H2H clashes, with Espanyol enjoying a slight advantage, as they won three meetings, compared to Atletico’s two. Only the most recent of those five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, and none witnessed goals at both ends. Atleti have been unable to score more than once in any of the last four matches at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Stats

As of 08.11 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Atletico Madrid Loss 4 W/ 5 D/ 1 L 2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L
Espanyol Win 4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L

Last game Atletico Madrid: 06.11.2019 Champions League: Bayer Leverkusen – Atletico Madrid 2:1; Thomas 41’(own goal), Kevin Volland 55’; Alvaro Morata 90’; Nadiem Amiri from the home team was sent off with straight red cards in the 84’
Top performers Atletico Madrid: Alvaro Morata 4 goals, Diego Costa 2 goals 1 assist, Joao Felix 2 goals 1 assist.
Last game Espanyol: 07.11.2019 Europa League: Espanyol – Ludogorets 6:0; Oscar Melendo 4’, Luis Marmol 19’, Matias Vargas 36’(penalty), Victor Campuzano 52’, Adria Pedrosa 73’, Facundo Ferreyra 76’;Rafael Forster from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 12’; Jacek Goralski from the visiting tea was sent off for two yellow cards in the 35’
Top performers Espanyol: Bernardo Espinosa 1 goal, Facundo Ferreyra 1 goal, Esteban Granero 1 goal.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheet
Atletico Madrid 11-5 1 4 6
Espanyol 12-11 3 2 4

Worth mentioning: On Wednesday Atletico’s eleven game unbeaten run was put to an end in their visit to Germany. They lost 2:1 to Bayer Leverkusen in a Champions League game and failed to book their tickets for the knock-out stage. Only the most recent of Atletico’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, as three games saw both involved teams scoring.
No draw has been registered in Espanyol’s previous nine encounters. On Thursday they destroyed the visiting Ludogorets by 6:0 and ended a run of two consecutive losses. Espanyol won just one of their last eight games in La Liga and lost six times in the process. Three of the Catalans last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while just one witnessed goals at both ends.

Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol News

Missing players Atletico Madrid: Jose Gimenez, Joao Felix, Stefan Savic and Sime Vrsaljko are injured.
Missing players Espanyol: Jonathan Calleri, Javi Puado and Pablo Piatti are injured. Facundo Ferreyra and Marc Roca are doubtful.

Atletico Madrid vs Espanyol Predictions

Atletico Madrid to win – 1.45 @ bet365