Match Today: Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid 18-09-2022 La Liga
Real Madrid scored eight consecutive victories before visiting the Wanda Metropolitano to face Atletico Madrid in the Madrid derby.
And enters its host, Atletico, in this match with 10 points, in seventh place, while Real Madrid leads with 15 points.
Atlético Madrid will be keen to rise from the 2-0 loss to Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League, this defeat means that they failed to keep a clean sheet for four consecutive games and two of the last three scored more than 2.5 goals.
Both teams have scored in three of their last five matches, but Atletico have scored two or more goals in only two of their last five matches. Jan Oblak will miss this match, which means that Ivo Grbic will continue in the goal, and Atletico will also miss Thomas Lemar, Sergio Reguilon and Jose Jimenez.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid scored eight consecutive victories. In their last game, they beat Leipzig 2-0 at home in their third clean sheet in eight matches.
They have scored two or more goals in each of their eight matches this season and in three of their last five matches, both teams have scored.
Real Madrid will miss the services of their striker and main captain Karim Benzema but they have been fine without him for the past few games, Lucas Vazquez will be a new injury concern, but the team may welcome the return of Eder Militao in defence, and the last team to beat Real Madrid away from home was Atletico Madrid.
Since then the champions have played six matches and won five away matches, Real Madrid have not lost many of these derbies in recent meetings and after scoring in a perfect run so far, they will be keen to do the same here.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid
Real Madrid hope their levels won't drop when they take on rivals Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano As things stand, Real Madrid may have the momentum in this confrontation and could be considered favourites, but Simeone has traditionally proven to be a solid opponent to get past.
Both teams have scored in three of Real Madrid's last five matches. Both teams have scored in three of Atlético Madrid's last five matches. Atlético Madrid has not had a clean sheet in the last four matches, Real Madrid has won eight in eight matches this season, both Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid are missing key players due to injury.
This is always a game full of emotions and the perfect run of Real Madrid will be well tested here. It is not always easy to face Atletico at home and we feel that he will do what it takes to slow the momentum of Real Madrid. Carlo Ancelotti will be happy with the performance of his team despite the absence of a spell, Karim Benzema. However, the Italian will be wary of Barcelona, who breathes Real Madrid's neck in second place, The Catalans can temporarily lead the table if they beat Elche.