Atletico Madrid vs Valencia
Competition – Spanish Primera
Stadium – Wanda Metropolitano
Date: 24th April 2019
Kick-off time – 18:30 GMT
Two of La Liga’s best defences come head to head in this game as they look to continue their fine form until the end of the season.
Atletico are currently 2nd in the league table, just 9 points separates them from Barcelona with 5 games to go. While most people would consider Barcelona champions already, Atleti fans still have hopes that Barca could slip and handing the title to Atletico, but they have to win all of their remaining games beginning with this tough one.
Valencia started their season slowly, but they have picked up some momentum towards the end of the season which could help them finish inside the top four for the second consecutive season.
Their rival for the 4th and final Champions League position in the league table is Getafe and they too have been relentless in their surprising pursuit of Champions League football next season.
Getafe face Real Madrid on Thursday, so Valencia will be looking to get a win here that could help them get into the top four should Real Madrid beat Getafe.
Valencia have won their last 4 games in all competitions on the spin and have 6 wins from their last 7 competitive matches.
Oddsmakers have priced Atletico up as slight odds-on favourites to come out on top in this game while Valencia will start as underdogs.
Goal markets point to a low-scoring game as under 2.5 goals is currently trading odds-on while Antoine Griezmann is clear favourite to score the opening goal of the game.
This game gets underway at 18:30 BST.
Other fixtures taking place this week in the Spanish Primera: