Atletico Madrid registered their first win in the UEFA Champions League against Lokomotiv FC during the week. Los Rojiblancos travel to the Jose Zorilla Stadium to play LaLiga side Real Valladolid on Sunday. Pressure will be on Diego Simeone & Co. to return home with all three points. Here is our take on both teams who play each other on October 6, 2019.
[📡🗞] PRESS CONFERENCE— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) October 5, 2019
🎙 We're off to the press room, where @Simeone is talking about #RealValladolidAtleti: "@realvalladolidE are a team that plays well. They've had the chance to win every game of the season."
🔴⚪ #AúpaAtleti pic.twitter.com/FiVHr9f3ip
Atletico Madrid have made a solid start to the season with a total of 14 points from their seven matches. Diego Simeone will be without the services of Vitolo and Sime Vrsaljko as his side travel to play Real Valladolid on Sunday. Atletico Madrid strikers - Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata and Joao Felix - are all expected to play on October 6, 2019. Defenders Stefan Savic and Kieran Trippier should return to the starting XI after being left out of the recent UEFA Champions League win.
Real Valladolid predicted lineup
Jordi Masip (GK), Nacho Martinez, Mohammed Salisu, Kiko Olivas, Pedro Porro, Toni Villa, Emeterio, Michel Herrero , Oscar Plano, Sergi Guardiola, Sandro Ramirez.
Atletico Madrid predicted line-up
Jan Oblak (GK), Kieran Trippier, Jose Gimenez, Stefan Savic, Renan Lodi, Koke, Thomas Partey, Saul Niguez, Joao Felix, Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata.