La Liga Table Toppers Atletico Madrid To Host Sevilla

Akshay Sonawane
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Atletico Madrid will be playing Sevilla at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano for the La Liga fixture on Wednesday at 2:00 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the number one position with 38 points while the visitors have occupied the sixth spot with 30 points.

Atletico Madrid played 15 games out of which they won 12 games, lost once and had a draw twice. Sevilla, on the other hand, played 16 matches, won nine games, lost on four occasions and had a draw thrice

The Andalusian outfit beat Real Sociedad 3-2 over the weekend and will be entering into this fixture on a higher note.

Atletico Madrid has clinched the topmost position in the ISL standings and will be aiming to grab the La Liga title. The table leaders have registered four consecutive victories in La Liga and will want to make it five after beating Sevilla on Wednesday.

It’s a tie between the two teams in the head-to-head competition as both teams have won 16 games each against each other out of the 47 matches they played. The last encounter between the two teams took place in March last year and the game ended in a 2-2 draw.

Jose Gimenez and Stefan Savic are back in the squad for Atletico Madrid after an injury and a suspension respectively.

Tomas Vaclik and Sergio Escudero picked up an injure and are ruled out of the game against Atletico Madrid. Carlos Fernandez is likely to start on the bench.