Atlético de Madrid will face Villarreal in LaLiga Santander matchday 3 at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium. Those of Simeone have been full of victories and are co-leaders and want to go to the national team break with nine points out of the possible nine.
Both teams have met a total of 38 times in the league championship and the record is very tight: 14 victories for the rojiblancos, 13 for the yellow submarine and 11 draws, with 51 goals in favor of Atleti and 48 scored by Villarreal .
Where is Atlético de Madrid – Villarreal? The meeting will be held at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid with the capacity to host 68,456 spectators but only 40% of the capacity will be able to enter due to the security measures adopted against the Coronavirus.
When and what time is Atlético de Madrid – Villarreal? The game will be played on Sunday, August 29 at 10:00 p.m. in Spain (3:00 p.m. in Mexico and 5:00 p.m. in Argentina).
On which tv channel can I watch Atlético de Madrid – Villarreal? In Spain it will be broadcast through Movistar LaLiga. In Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela it can be seen on ESPN Sur.
Where can I watch Atlético de Madrid – Villarreal online? Those who prefer to see it online will be able to do so in Spain, through Mitele Plus. In Mexico, on Blue To Go Video Everywhere. In Argentina and Chile, on ESPN Play Sur. And In the United States on ESPN App.
What was the last result between Atlético de Madrid and Villarreal?
The last time these two teams saw each other was on the 25th day of the League last season played on February 28, 2021. Simeone’s team stormed the La Cerámica stadium (0-2) with a goal from Pedraza on his own door and another by Joao Félix.
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Atlético de Madrid is together with Sevilla the only team that has achieved two victories in the first two games and is co-leader behind Lopetegui’s team with six points, three goals in favor and one against.
For this match, Diego Simeone will not be able to count on João Félix, who still continues to work apart from his teammates after having an ankle surgery, while Santiago Arias with some discomfort and Héctor Herrera with pubalgia are doubtful. The one who is not 100% ruled out is the new signing, Matheus Cunha, who has not yet been able to train under Cholo’s orders since he was diagnosed with discomfort during the medical examination. The one who will be available is the Brazilian defender, Felipe.
Villarreal visit a complicated field such as Wanda Metropolitano on this third day. Emery’s team still does not know what it is to win in this start of the League, they have two draws in the first two games and they are one of the six teams that have not yet scored a single goal.
The Basque coach will have for this match the already known casualties of Dani Parejo injured in the calf and Samu Chukwueze due to an injury to the anterior rectum. Both hope to be already available around the national team break.
Atlético de Madrid: Oblak; Savic, Giménez, Hermoso; Trippier, Marcos Llorente, Koke, Lemar, Carrasco; Correa and Luis Suárez
Villarreal: Rulli; Foyth, Mandi, Albiol, Pedraza; Trigueros Capoue, Moi Gómez, Alberto Moreno; Gerard Moreno and Boulaye Dia
Atlético de Madrid have the most complete squad in LaLiga, they play at home and have started the season strong with two victories. The rojiblanco team is the favorite to take the three points but Villarreal need to win and will not make things easy at all.
Result: Atlético de Madrid 2-1 Villarreal