Atlético will play at home against Valencia in the 22nd round of the championship of Spain. The match will take place on January 22.
Atlético are fourth in the La Liga table after 33 points from 20 games played. The backlog from Real Madrid is already 16 points.
The new week began for Atlético with yet another disappointment. Diego Simeone ‘s team lost away to Real Sociedad (0:2) in the Spanish Cup.
And before that, as you know, there was a defeat from Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup. Atlético hasn’t had such a weak defensive game for a very long time.
Atlético Madrid have suffered four defeats in their previous six La Liga matches, conceding 10 goals in this stretch.
Valencia, meanwhile, is in ninth place with 29 points in 21 matches.
In the middle of the week , Valencia had a good home match against Sevilla. The meeting ended in a draw 1:1, and the “bats” were probably satisfied with the outcome.
In the first half of January, Pepe Bordalas ‘ team went through two rounds in the Spanish Cup. And the most unpleasant moment was the away defeat from Real Madrid with a score of 1:4.
“Valencia” conceded 12 goals in five previous La Liga away matches.
Forecast and rate
You can bet on the victory of Atlético in this match for 1.49, 1xbet mobile android offer a draw for 4.55 , and the victory of Valencia for 9.00.
Atletico this season often upsets their fans, but it should be noted that Simeone’s team could not score points in only one game at home.
Most likely, Atlético will concede again, but still win. Valencia play much worse away than at home.
Bet – Atlético to win + both teams to score for 3.52.