LaLiga 2022-23: FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast
The league leaders host the Los Colchoneros on Sunday in the Spanish top flight
The league leaders FC Barcelona are looking to reel back from a draw against Getafe. As of the current standings, FC Barcelona are 11 points clear of second place Real Madrid. The Catalonia side are struggling to find back their form after losing 4-0 against Real Madrid.
Atletico Madrid on the other hand are doing quite well. Diego Simeone’s team is third in the LaLiga table and are just two points behind Real Madrid.
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Sunday, 23-04-2023, 2:15 pm (GMT)
Sunday, 23-04-2023, 7:45 pm (IST)
FC Barcelona Form ( All Competitions): W L L D D
Atletico Madrid Form ( All Competitions): W W W L W
Players To Watch
FC Barcelona: Robert Lewandowski
The Polish striker is one of the best strikers of our generation. Lewandowski is the ideal striker ever since FC Barcelona and Luis Suarez parted ways. Robert Lewandowski has been in red hot form ever since joining FC Barcelona. In 37 appearances for FC Barcelona throughout all competitions, Lewandowski has amassed 34 goal contributions. He has scored 27 goals and has 7 assists. Lewandowski is not in his best form right now but he has scored 17 goals in 29 La Liga appearances. If anyone were to end up on the scoresheet against Atletico Madrid, it’s likely to be Robert Lewandowski.
Atletico Madrid: Antoine Griezmann
The French forward played at several years for Atletico Madrid and made quite a name for himself. Griezmann showed an incredible run of consistency for France as well especially during the 2018 World Cup. However his decision to join FC Barcelona went south as Griezmann struggled and underperformed. Ever since his return to Atletico Madrid , Griezmann has 11 goals and 8 assists in 29 La Liga matches. Griezmann scored a brace in Atletico’s previous match against Almeria to snatch the three points.
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Team And Injury News
FC Barcelona have a decent team on paper however they are lacking some crucial players. Ousmane Dembele, Frenkie De Jong, and Pedri are suffering from a hamstring Injury.
Los Rojiblancos on the other hand are missing out on former Barcelona striker, Memphis Depay and their defender Stefan Savic.
FC Barcelona: 29
Atletico Madrid: 13
Predicted Line-ups :
FC Barcelona Predicted Line-up (4-3-3-) :
Ter Stegen, Alba, Kounde, Araujo, Roberto, Gavi, Busquets, Kessie, Balde, Lewandowski, Raphinha
Atletico Madrid Predicted Line-up (5-3-2) :
Oblak, Molina, Witsel, Gimenez, Hermoso, Ferreira, De Paul, Koke, Llorente, Correa, Griezmann
Match Prediction for FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid:
Despite what history says, Atletico Madrid are likely to win against FC Barcelona. With Xavi’s side looming from injuries and still lacking consistency, Atletico Madrid can defeat them.
Prediction: FC Barcelona 1-2 Atletico Madrid
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