Valencia vs Atletico Madrid Match Prediction: November 7, 2021
November 7, 2021 4:15 pm
The head-to-head stats of Valencia taking on Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga indicates that in the 32 fixtures that they have faced each other, Valencia has won 5 times while Atletico Madrid has managed 15 victories and 12 matches have ended up as a draw.
Comparing the stats of both these teams this season, both have a similar sort of goal scoring record. While Valencia averages a total of 1.6 goals scored in their home fixtures, Atletico Madrid averages the same number of goals scored in away fixture. Thus, this encounter hangs in the balance and the team who performs better as a unit will walk away with the three points in the Spanish La Liga fixture.
Valencia vs Atletico Madrid: Team News, Probable XI
Valencia head into this fixture in terrible form as the team has managed only 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 5 fixtures in the Spanish La Liga. Atletico Madrid on the other hand would be looking to brush off their lack-lustre performance which saw them being held to 2 draws in their last 2 matches.
Valencia Probable XI: Jaume Domenech; Jose Gaya, Mouctar Diakhaby, Gabriel Paulista, Daniel Wass; Goncalo Guedes, Carlos Soler, Uros Racic, Yunus Musah; Maxi Gomez, Manu Vallejo
Atletico Madrid Probable XI: Jan Oblak; Mario Hermoso, Jose Gimenez, Felipe; Kieran Trippier, Yannick Carrasco, Koke, Rodrigo De Paul, Thomas Lemar; Joao Felix, Luis Suarez
If Valencia have any chance of salvaging a result in this fixture, their striker Carlos Soler will have to find the net like he’s so often done in the past. In the 6 matches that he’s played in the Spanish La Liga season 2021/22, he has scored 4 goals and has set up 2 assists for his teammates. His ability to link with others in the team will be critical if Valencia are to break down Atletico Madrid’s strong defence.
Luis Suarez has been phenomenal for Atletico Madrid after joining the side from Barcelona and has scored critical goals for the team. In the La Liga season 2021/22, Suarez has scored 6 goals in the 6 matches that he’s been a part of and also has 1 assist.
Stats indicate that Atletico Madrid has the upper hand against Valencia in this Spanish La Liga fixture but football is a game of uncertainties and the result is never pre-decided until the final whistle blows.