The duel between Real Madrid vs BarcelonaWith this score, the merengue team climbed to the top of the table and equaled the leader’s 66 points. The goal difference placed him ahead of the mattress team. However the Atlético de Madrid has in his hands to reverse the situation and maintain the distance of three points if he wins his respective match against him Betis.
An extra pressure, but that motivates Simeone to keep fighting for the title. The duel will be played at 9:00 p.m. (Spain), 4:00 p.m. (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay), 2:00 p.m. (Colombia, Peru) and can be seen on Movistar LaLiga for the locals, DirecTv Sports for all of South America and on Sky Sports for residents of Mexico. 90 minutes of tension, good football and a lot of expectation.
Betis: Claudio Bravo; Emerson, Mandi, Sidnei, Álex Moreno; William Carvalho, Guido Rodríguez; Aitor Ruibal, Canales, Fekir; Juanmi / Loren. Atlético Madrid (1-3-4-1-2): Oblak; Savic, Giménez, Mario Hermoso; Trippier, Koke, Héctor Herrera / Saúl, Carrasco; Ángel Correa and Joao Félix. It should be remembered that during the week, the mattress club suffered the loss of Luis Suárez, which is a doubt for the next duels.
«They have important casualties like Luis Suárez and Llorente. They have a squad to avoid having any problem when they have important casualties, although the importance of the absence of Suárez cannot be hidden, ”the Betis coach acknowledged. In addition, he affirmed that they will not be “judges” for the competition: “There are going to be eight more games. Much remains. With that amount of points, no one can be taken for granted or a loser either, “said Pellegrini.
For the Chilean coach, each one has their own goals and that will be their motivation: «After 29 games, being paired with Real Sociedad and Villarreal gives more credit to what this team has done. They have been able to empower them. We are with them in a beautiful fight. I always said that this group had to give more than it had given, “said the coach.