Atletico Madrid, Getafe Clash In A Crucial La Liga Fixture

Akshay Sonawane
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Atletico Madrid will be hosting Getafe at the Estadio Wanda for the La Liga fixture on Wednesday at 11:45 pm IST. The hosts have acquired the number one position with 32 points while the visitors have occupied the 12th spot with 17 points.

Atletico Madrid played 13 games out of which they won 10 matches, lost once and had a draw twice while Getafe had 14 matches out of which they won four, lost and drew on five occasions each.

Getafe has been inconsistent throughout the season till now. Getafe had a 1-1 draw against Celta Vigo in the previous game and will be looking forward to winning a couple of matches to gather momentum.

Atletico Madrid is the table toppers, they have taken La Liga by storm this year and will want to continue their excellent form with a comprehensive victory this week.

In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Atletico Madrid has the upper hand as they were victorious against Getafe on 21 occasions since the turn of the century. Their local rival has managed to win three games. The previous encounter between the two teams took place earlier this year, the game ended in Atletico Madrid’s favour 2-0.

Kieran Trippier won’t feature in the upcoming match as he has been suspended by the FA for a breach of regulations. Hector Herrera will be rested against Getafe this week due to an injury concern.

Damian Suarez, Eric Cabaco and Allan-Romeo are currently suspended and won’t play against Atletico Madrid. Victor Mollejo is unlikely to play for the upcoming fixture.