Atletico Madrid vs Valencia: Preview and Predictions
Diego Simeone’s squad returns to action in the La liga matchday 9 when they welcome Valencia to Wanda Metropolitano.
Atletico started the season well, winning their first three matches, but suffered a 2-0 defeat at Real Sociedad, drew against Juventus in the Champions league opener, and Celta Vigo in the league. A win away at Moscow in the Champions league second group stage match was followed by a draw away at Valladolid in the league just before the international break.
With the players and squad depth at Atletico’s disposal, more is expected of them. And they will fancy their chances against Valencia.
Valencia on the other hand, have improved tremendously from what they were last season. They are steadily picking points off their matches and winning a few along the way. Currently 8th on the table with 12 points from 8 matches played so far, they have what it takes to hold down Atletico Madrid. However, Atletico are unbeaten in their previous nine meetings with Valencia, of which they recorded six victories.
Atletico will be without Stefan Savic and Vitolo Sime Vrsaljko
Valencia will be without Cristiano Piccini.
Kick-off time 3pm
Atletico Madrid have won their last 4 home matches against Valencia
Valencia have not won any of their last 6 away matches against Atletico Madrid
Cs: Atletico Madrid 1 vs Valencia 0
Tips: 1x under 4:5