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Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Preview & Tips - Barcelona struggles to continue

  • Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona predictions for Saturday’s La Liga match
  • The game is being played at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano (8pm BST)
  • Can Barcelona fix their leaking defence?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news
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Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Preview & Tips - Barcelona struggles to continue

  • Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona predictions for Saturday’s La Liga match
  • The game is being played at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano (8pm BST)
  • Can Barcelona fix their leaking defence?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news


Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Preview & Tips


Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann are going to have plenty of motivation against their former club. With Atletico Madrid full strength and at home, they can beat Barcelona in La Liga.
  • Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Preview & Tips
  • Head to Head
  • Atletico Madrid Form
  • Atletico Madrid Team News
  • Barcelona Form
  • Barcelona Team News
  • Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona FAQ

  • Atletico Madrid have won 7 of their last 9 home matches (La Liga).
  • Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez has scored 3 goals in his last 3 matches (all competitions).
  • Atletico Madrid have won 2 of their last 4 matches against Barcelona (all competitions).
  • Barcelona have failed to score in 3 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Barcelona have lost by 3 goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (Champions League).

Head to Head


Barcelona have a 96-66 advantage against Atletico Madrid with 50 draws in 212 matches.

Atletico won this fixture 1-0 last season and are undefeated in their last four matches against Barcelona.

Atletico Madrid Form


Atletico Madrid went undefeated in their opening seven games of the season.

Diego Simeone’s side lost 1-0 at Alaves where they couldn’t capitalise despite having 71% possession.

Atletico won 2-1 at AC Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday. They were 1-0 down before the Italian club were reduced to 10 men in the 29th minute, late goals to Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suárez securing the turnaround.

Atletico Madrid Team News


Right back Kieran Trippier is expected to shake off a knock and start.

Koke is back from injury and Joao Felix is available after suspension.

Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann will be keen to impress against their former club.

Barcelona Form


Barcelona failed to win in their opening three matches in September.

Ronald Koeman’s side lost 3-0 against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. They returned to La Liga with a 1-1 draw against Granada and 0-0 draw in Cadiz.

Barcelona won 3-0 against Levante with Memphis Depay, Luuk de Jong and Ansu Fati on target.

The Catalan club returned to the Champions League and suffered another heavy defeat. Barca lost 3-0 against Benfica in Lisbon, registering just one shot on target.

Barcelona Team News


Barcelona’s injury list includes Sergio Agüero, Ousmane Dembélé and Martin Braithwaite.

Jordi Alba and Balde are doubtful.

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Verdict

Barcelona’s defence can’t be trusted at the moment, especially against top quality teams. 

I am backing Atletico Madrid to make a statement with Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann to haunt their former club.

Best Bet: Atletico Madrid Win Full Time Result $1.91 at Bookmaker - 4 Units
Value Bet: Luis Suarez Anytime Goalscorer $2.50 at Betstar Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Antoine Griezmann Anytime Goalscorer $3.40 at Neds - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Luis Suarez First Goalscorer $5.10 at Ladbrokes Australia - 1 Unit

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02 Oct 2021

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona