Betis vs Atletico Madrid

Betis had all the chances to walk away with something last weekend away to Las Palmas, but the side simply failed to present themselves in a more positive way, as they suffered narrow 1:0 defeat without doing many concrete things in attack.
Only goal was scored back in 19th minute via Calleri, as the home team continued having more of the ball possession, but also much more chances created and generally looking more threatening in comparison to visiting side who simply looked too nervous as a team getting seven yellow cards for example in the progress (second yellow was given to Amat in second minute of additional time too). They are now without a victory in last four LaLiga rounds, but still stand in the middle of the table having eighteen points, six more than relegating placed Alaves.
Central defender Jordi Amat (8/0) is suspended for this one, while injured remains offensive Joel Campbell (3/1). Doubtful are defensive midfielder Javi Garcia (13/0) and forward Antonio Sanabria (12/7).

Atletico Madrid, on the other side, had quite difficult game last time out, as they narrowly won at home over Real Sociedad with a 2:1 result, but the three pointer itself came in quite hard manner.
They were way better, no question about it, however the visiting side took the lead in 29th minute from a penalty kick scored by Willian Jose, as the hosts struggled to break their defense for a long period. Finally, Filipe Luis leveled up the result in 63rd minute, while Griezmann brougth much needed second goal in 88th minute for the victory. The side now stands at fourth position, having six points less than league leaders Barcelona and are aiming nothing but a three pointer here. Their exclusion from Champions League was confirmed on Tuesday evening as the side drew 1:1 away from home against Chelsea, ending the group stage at third position.
Juanfran is back in training and could be competing here. Forward Antoine Griezmann (12/5) is injured for this one, while midfielder Augusto Fernandez (3/0) remains doubtful with little chances to play.
~ Real Betis have scored at least 2 goals in their last 7 home matches (La Liga).
Betis are without a victory in last four matches and surely that they will try to get something here, as the side and the coach Setien begin slowly to be under pressure. Atletico are still undefeated and are surely going for a victory here. It’s something that promises open game, especially since Betis does well in attack in front of own fans.

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