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Prediction: Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid

Jamie Jones in Free Soccer Predictions, La Liga 6 Jan 2022

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Prediction: Match to end in 2-2 draw

Best Odds: 12/1

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Villarreal and Atletico Madrid will face each other in La Liga this weekend. The match will be held at Estadio de la Cerámica and is scheduled to kick off at 8pm UK time on Sunday.

Villarreal

Villarreal are eighth in the La Liga table at the moment with 28 points from 19 matches. The Yellow Submarine are only four points behind fourth-placed and defending La Liga champions Atletico Madrid and are very much in the race for the Champions League places in the La Liga table this season.

Unai Emery’s side won their last La Liga game, hammering Levante 5-0 at home. It followed a 5-2 victory over Alaves in the league at home.

Team News:

Gerard Moreno and Yeremi Pino are likely to start for Villarreal.

Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid won the La Liga title last season, but it is unlikely that Diego Simeone’s side will win the championship again this campaign. Atleti are fourth in the La Liga table at the moment with 32 points from 19 matches, as many as 14 points behind city rivals and leaders Real Madrid, who have played 20 games.

Simeone’s side’s won their last La Liga game, getting the better of Rayo Vallecano 2-0 at home. It followed a 2-1 defeat to Granada away from home in the league.

Team News:

Angel Correa and Luis Suarez are likely to start for Atletico Madrid.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Villarreal have won their last 4 La Liga games.
  • Villarreal have scored 31 goals in 19 La Liga games.
  • Villarreal have conceded 20 goals in 19 La Liga games.
  • Atletico Madrid have lost 4 of their last 5 La Liga matches.
  • Atletico Madrid have scored 31 goals in 19 La Liga matches.

Conclusion

Villarreal are going to give Atletico Madrid a run for their money, and a draw is the most likely outcome.

Prediction: Match to end in 2-2 draw

Best Odds: 12/1

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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