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FC Barcelona V Atletico De Madrid : All You Need To Know About The LaLiga Encounter

Camp Nou is all set to host the classic encounter between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Both teams are desperate for the win to grab the title. FC Barcelona are five points clear of the visitors and undefeated in La Liga. Valverde’s side drew against Las Palmas in their last game which ended in a 1-1 score line. On the other hand, Atlectico Madrid had a comfortable 4- 0 win against Leganes on Wednesday. Atletico Madrid lost during their last visit to Nou Camp in February 2017.
It will be a key battle between Umtiti and Greizmann. Two French players are to be watched out during the game. Greizmann is obviously key player for Simeone’s side who is in excellent form after scoring all four goals against Leganes to win the game 4-0. Umtiti will be the man to stop former Real Sociedad man. Greizmann has the strength to play little deeper and Umtiti will be the man to stop his runs into the penalty box.

DATE AND TIME:

You can watch the game between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona live on Sunday 4th March at 08.45 PM IST.

VENUE:

Camp Nou will host the game.

TV BROADCAST:
Sky Sports Mix (UK)
BeIN Sports (U.S.)
Sony Ten Network

TEAM NEWS:

Valverde has no injuries in his squad after his last game. Nelson Semedo and Sergi Samper will miss the game on Sunday due to their injuries. The rest of the squad are fit to play against Simeone side. While, Simeone has one injury and will miss Lucas Hernandez on this clash.

POTENTIAL STARTING LINEUP:

FC BARCELONA:

Ter Stegen;
Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba;
Busquests, Inesta, Paulinho;
Suarez, Messi, Coutinho.

ATLETICO MADRID:

Oblak;
Juanfran, Giminez, Godin, Filipe Luis;
Koke, Thomas, Saul, Correra;
Costa, Griezmann.

WRITERS TAKE:

It’s a battle between two top sides of La Liga fighting for the title and both sides know how important is this for them and they will both look to grab all three points. While a win for Barcelona will see them to remain at the top spot with 8 points clear of Atlectico Madrid and if Madrid win it will end Barcelona’s undefeated winning streak in La Liga. Hence, it will be a thrilling encounter to watch.

PREDICTION:

FC BARCELONA 1-0 ATLETICO MADRID