Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid live stream info, TV channel: How to watch La Liga’s Madrid derby on TV, stream online
The Madrid derby returns on Sunday as Real Madrid welcomes Atletico Madrid to the Santiago Bernabeu for one of the biggest matches of the season.
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What’s at stake?
Atletico (second place; 67 points) and Real (third place; 63 points) have little chance of catching Barcelona, but they’ll battle it out to finish as high as they can behind the Catalan club. A win for Atletico would distance them from Real by seven points, while Real can climb to within a point of their Madrid rivals with a win.
Atletico’s terrific defense causes a bunch of trouble for Los Blancos, and in the end they split the points. Real Madrid 1, Atletico Madrid 1.
So ahead of what is sure to be a more entertaining contest than the goalless draw both sides played out when meeting at the Wanda Metropolitano for the first time earlier this season, let’s take a look at all you need to know.After Diego Godin gave Diego Simeone’s underdogs the lead shortly after the half-hour mark at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, it looked, finally, as though they were set to topple their fiercest rivals on the grandest stage.
However, in the third minute of second-half injury time, Los Blancos’ saviour, Sergio Ramos, once again rescued his beloved Los Vikingos; powering his header past Thibaut Courtois to set up a period of extra-time which would see the favorites run rampant.
Goals from Gareth Bale, Marcelo and a Cristiano Ronaldo penalty all came in the final 15 minutes of the additional period, and offered Carlo Ancelotti the privilege of being the man to take Real Madrid to ‘La Decima’. Team News
Zinedine Zidane declared to the Spanish media he has no new injury concerns ahead of Atleti’s visit to the Bernabeu on Sunday, although the Frenchman is expected to rotate with Champions League football in mind.
Jesus Vallejo could be involved in his first Madrid derby after Raphael Varane’s slow return to training after picking up a knock during his side’s win over Juventus, while Gareth Bale, Marco Asensio and Mateo Kovacic are all tipped to be included in Los Blancos’ starting XI.
Simeone, meanwhile, does not have the same luxuries as his counterpart from across the city, with the Argentine currently only bolstering a squad with four fit defenders, after Jose Maria Gimenez was ruled out.
It had been hoped that the center back’s injury comeback would be in time for this weekend’s monstrous clash, but that has not been the case, with only Juanfran, Godin, Stefan Savic and Lucas Hernandez, who could come up against his brother for the first time, the final four remaining.