On Jun 30th, Barcelona will host Atlético Madrid in a clash of these two closely matched La Liga teams. Weather on match day is looking like a cloudy and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 14 degrees, which will be a great treat for players. 1st placed Barcelona is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Athletic Club. Barcelona is on a hot streak lately, having won 8 of their last 10 matches, while Atlético Madrid sits at 6th place in the tables. In their last match they recorded a 1-0 shutout win against Levante, and Atlético Madrid should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 19 points in their last 10 matches.
As of right now the betting odds favour Barcelona to win.
On the 1st of December, Atlético Madrid hosted Barcelona in their last match together. Barcelona was victorious by a score of 1 to 0 in front of just over 64000 spectators. Lionel Messi struck first for Barcelona in the 86th minute, and with that single goal the scoring was complete. Neither team could manage anything else In the end, Atlético Madrid was frustrated by Barcelona's defence and couldn't put any tallies on the board. Barcelona ended the match with the shutout victory.
João Félix has been the most prolific scorer on Atlético Madrid in the last five matches with three goals. Lionel Messi has been the most effective weapon for Barcelona lately. The Argentinian Attacker has netted 3 goals in his last five matches
Sergi Roberto, Ousmane Dembélé and Frenkie de Jong are unavailable to play for Barcelona, while Diego Pablo Simeone's Atlético Madrid squad will be without João Félix, Felipe and Vitolo.