Atletico would have entered a weekend ago’s conflict with Real Madrid loaded with certainty after a superb beginning to the season, however Simeone’s group endured a 2-0 misfortune to their unpleasant opponents, with an exertion from Casemiro and an own goal from Jan Oblak permitting the home side to win.
The Red and Whites are top of the table with 26 points from their 11 matches, however, and have three games close by over second-set Real Sociedad and two games close by over third-set Real Madrid.
A record of eight successes, two draws and one defeat in the league this season speaks to a splendid beginning, and it will be entrancing to see whether the capital side can hold their spot at the culmination in the coming months.
Atletico, who have been drawn against Chelsea in the last-16 phase of the Champions League, will complete the year with group matches against Elche, Sociedad and Getafe.
Simeone’s side were likewise in Copa del Rey activity on Wednesday night and advanced to the second round of the opposition kindness of a 3-0 triumph at Cardassar.
Elche, in the interim, likewise reserved their spot in the second round of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday night kindness of a 2-1 triumph at Bunol, and the top flight club will currently be hoping to ricochet back from a 1-0 home defeat to Granada in the group a weekend ago.
Los Franjiverdes, who got through the Segunda Division end of the season games to return back to this level, have won three, drawn five and lost three of their 11 group coordinates this season to gather 14 points, which has left them down in fourteenth position.
The table is mutilated right now, however, with various groups having games close by; Elche, as Atletico, have just played Eleven times in La Liga this term, and Jorge Almiron’s side have endured only three defeats, which is a preferred record over any semblance of Barcelona and Sevilla.
Elche are without a success in the alliance since October 23, however, and drew four straight matches with Celta Vigo, Levante, Cadiz and Villarreal prior to losing at home to Granada.
Atletico will be resolved to return back to winning courses in La Liga after the misfortune to Real Madrid, and we are thinking that its hard to back against Simeone’s side on Saturday. Elche have demonstrated hard to beat this season, yet the home side ought to have enough to get every one of the three points in moderately routine style. Hence , bet on Athletico Madrid to win this match.