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Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

Published at :January 23, 2024 at 3:22 PM
Modified at :January 23, 2024 at 3:22 PM
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Novojyoti Bhattacharjee


Atletico Madrid will be favourites for this match after knocking Real Madrid out of the competition

With the 4-2 victory over rivals Real Madrid in the Round of 16, Atletico Madrid have been impressive lately, regaining revenge for their Super Cup loss. They have been unbeaten in their last 18 matches at Metropolitano Stadium, but will need to improve their defence in order to succeed in the coming season. They have been unable to keep clean sheets in the last 18 matches. 

With one point away from relegation zone, Sevilla are struggling to find their form at the moment. With half of the season over, Sanchez Clores has a big task on his shoulders to turn around the season on a positive note. He will aim to win this quarterfinal to create a positive atmosphere among the team and fans.

Kick-Off:

Friday, 26 January at 1:30 AM IST

Location- Metropolitano Stadium

Form:

Atletico Madrid (in all competitions): W-W-L-W-L

Sevilla (in all competitions): L-W-L-W-L

Player to Watch

Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)

It has been an outstanding season for Antoine Griezmann with eleven goals and three assists. In addition to his linkup play and ability to create opportunities, he has scored important goals for the team. He is now back to his best and will attempt to lead Atletico Madrid to victory this season. 

Lucas Ocampos (Sevilla)

Known for his goalscoring ability and ability to poach in front of goal, Lucas Ocampos is also a team player. He has scored three goals this season and provided one assist for his team. In order to fill the void left by En-Nesyri, who is on international duty with Morocco, he will be given the responsibility of leading the line. 

Match Facts

  • Atletico Madrid are on a  unbeaten streak of 19 home matches 
  • Sevilla lost to Girona in the last match 
  • Atletico Madrid defeated Sevilla by 1-0 the last time they faced each other

Injury and Teams News

Simeone is currently without some of his key players due to injuries, which has impacted the team’s performance. Azpilicueta, Lemar, Vitolo, and Paulo are the players out injured. 

Currently, Sevilla are dealing with injuries with Lukebakio, Acuna, Gudelj, and Salas on the injury list, while En-Nesyri will be absent from the team as he is on international duty with Morocco. 

Head to Head (Last 32 matches)

Atletico Madrid-13

Sevilla-6

Draw-13

Predicted Lineup

Atletico Madrid Predicted lineup (3-5-2):

Oblak; Witsel, Gimenez, Hermoso, Llorente, Riquelme, Koke, De Paul, Lino, Griezmann, Morata

Sevilla Predicted lineup (5-3-2):

Dmitrovic; Navas, Nianzou, Ramos, Badé, Pedrosa, Sow, Jordán, Suso, Romero, Ocampos

Match Prediction for Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla

Since Atletico Madrid are in such good form, they will be favourites for this match. Due to their current struggles and the fact that Sevilla have lost the last four league matches, Atletico Madrid are a huge favourites and home advantage will play a crucial role. 

Prediction: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Sevilla

Telecast for Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla

India – FanCode

UK – ViaPlay, BT Sport

US –  ESPN+

Nigeria – No Telecast

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