Atletico Madrid are on a 10-game unbeaten run in La Liga.© Twitter
With the Madrid derby looming, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted on Friday that La Liga leaders Atletico have been prone to win the title. Atletico final received the Spanish title in 2014, and got here third final season as Real Madrid received it with Barcelona second. “They are favourites and they demonstrate that every time they take the pitch,” Zidane mentioned on the eve of his match with Diego Simeone’s aspect. “They have always been highly competitive, and right now they are top of the pile.” Zidane’s aspect path Atletico by six factors regardless of having performed another than their poor-cousin city-rivals.
“We know them very well. This is an opportunity for us to show what we are capable of,” he mentioned.
“The press are billing it as a final but here every match is a final.”
Both sides went via to the Champions League knock-out part in midweek.
The metropolis derby will happen with out a fervent crowd, and regardless of Atletico’s 10-game unbeaten run in La Liga, the bookies make Real favourites to win on Saturday.
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