Match Venue: Cornellà-El Prat
Match Date: 22 April 2017
12BET (Football Tip) Espanyol will show a rare sight of a more brilliant defending. But Atletico will do whatever it takes to put the hosts in trouble and restrain them from winning.
Head to Head Matches
12/03/2016 Atletico Madrid 0:0 Espanyol
04/09/2016 Espanyol 1:3 Atletico Madrid
11/28/2015 Atletico Madrid 1:0 Espanyol
03/14/2015 Espanyol 0:0 Atletico Madrid
10/19/2014 Atletico Madrid 2:0 Espanyol
Espanyol traversed Leganes’ home ground for a duel that ended in favor of the former. Though nothing was arguably special in the game, what mattered after all was the single deficit lead of Espanyol.
Enrique Sánchez Flores’ men upheld their hopes to win in the away encounter despite the fact that Leganes’ men have the same strength as what Espanyol possess.
As the club faces Atletico Madrid, more is expected from each players and more quality finishing is anticipated as they aim to get ahead of the pack.
Atletico Madrid initially produced the upper hand over Leicester City. But the Foxes improved after the break through Jamie Vardy at the 61st minute.
Diego Simeone squad’s defensive solidity has been put to test in the final stage as they cram to take the lead once again, but turned out futile at the final whistle.
There is no way Atletico Madrid will make this game an easy one for Espanyol. They will dictate the tempo of the game, press too hard, and attack more purposeful just to come out on top of Espanyol.
Atletico Madrid 1.65 (this odd might change)
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