Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time
One of the biggest matches of the season takes place at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday as Atlético Madrid welcome Real Madrid for the Madrid derby.
Atlético are currently seventh in the table, having picked up just 10 points after five LaLiga games so far this season.
On the other hand, Real Madrid have won all their matches so far this season, registering nine wins in a row across all competitions and will look to keep that streak going on Sunday.
Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.
Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Karim Benzema and Lucas Vazquez who are still recovering from their respective injuries. Eder Militao is back in the squad after completing Saturday’s training session with his teammates without any issues.
As for Atlético, Oblak is set to return to action after missing out on Atlético’s last two games through injury, while Reguilon remains out injured. Savic, Gimenez and Lemar are all doubts.
📃 Squad list for Sunday’s match against Atlético Madrid. Players NOT called up:
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Real Madrid (4-3-3):
Carvajal — Rüdiger — Alaba — Mendy
Modrić — Tchouaméni — Kroos
Valverde — Rodrygo — Vinicius
Atlético Madrid (5-3-2):
Molina — Witsel — Hermoso — Reinildo — Llorente
Koke — De Paul — Carrasco
Morata — Felix
Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)
Atlético Madrid: 1 Win
Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Atlético Madrid host their city rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish top flight on Sunday night (18 September) at 21:00 CEST.