Atletico Madrid takes on Celta de Vigo at the Wanda Metropolitano September 22, 2019 as the Spanish La Liga continues.

“Soccer" Atletico Madrid

Club Atletico de Madrid was founded in 1904 and ranks as the third most successful football club in Spain after Real Madrid and Barcelona. Led by head coach Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid finished as runners-up during the 2018/19 Spanish La Liga season, placing higher than rival Real Madrid in the standings for the second straight year.

Atletico Madrid has won a total of 10 La Liga titles. They accomplished a league and cup double in 1996 and  have won the Copa del Rey a total of 10 times. Atletico Madrid also emerged victorious in two Supercopa Espana. When it comes to European competition, Atletico Madrid has won the UEFA Cup Winners Cup once and are three-time Champions League runners-up.  They also won the UEFA Europa League in 2010, 2012 and 2018.

Atletico Madrid are tied for 7th in the Spanis La Liga when it comes to Goal Difference at +1 goal on the current season. They have scored a total of five goals scored (7th overall) and have allowed only four goals (tied for 6th overall) this season. Four of the five goals scored were assisted (tied for 5th overall).

Defender Vitolo leads Atletico with two goals on the season while midfielders Joao Felix and Thomas each have one goal scored for Atletico Madrid. Felix, Renan Lodi, Mario Hermoso and Kieran  Trippier each have one assist for the club while goalkeeper Jan Oblak has four goals allowed and a total of seven saves in four appearances.

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“Soccer" Celta Vigo

RC Celta de Vigo was established in 1923 and was born from the merger of the Real Vigo Sporting and Real Fortuna Football Clubs. This side has reached the final of the Copa del Rey three times in their history but they have never won the Copa del Rey nor the La Liga title. Their best season in the Top Flight was in 1970/71 when they were unbeaten at home and were dubbed as the “giant killers”.

They finished 6th in the Spanish La Liga final table in 1971 and qualified for the UEFA Cup for the first time ever that year. During the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League, they made to the semi-finals where they were beaten by Manchester United. Celta de Vigo finished 17th in the La Liga during the previous season and they enter this match as huge soccer betting underdogs against Atletico Madrid.

Denis Suarez, Gabriel Fernandez and Iker Losada have scored goals for Celta de Vigo this season. Suarez, Pape Diop, and Sante Mina have one assists each for the club. On the defensive end, Goalkeeper Ruben Blanco already has recorded a total of 14 saves in their first two matches and has conceded six goals.

Celta de Vigo are tied for 16th in the league in Goal Difference at -3. They also rank 15th in total goals scored with three so far this season. Celta Vigo also share the 8th spot with a total of three assists in their first four matches. They rank 172th in Goals Conceded with a total of six this season.

“Soccer" Who Wins?

Atletico Madrid is number two on the La Liga table right now with a record of 3-0-1. They opened the season with three consecutive wins over Getafe, Leganes and SD Eibar, conceding just two goals in those three matches. However, they were shocked 0-2 in their last match against Real Sociedad. Meanwhile, Celta de Vigo ranks 16th in the La Liga with a record of 1-1-2 SU in four matches played. After a 1-1 draw against Sevilla in Round 3, Celta de Vigo also suffered a 0-2 loss against Grandad in their most recent match played.

Head to head, Atletico Madrid has won seven out of the last 10 head to head meetings against Celta de Vigo with the latter having only two wins during that span. Celta de Vigo failed to score against Atletico in six out of those 10 matches, including three out of the last four.

Atletico Madrid is having a fantastic start to their season and were ambushed by Real Socieded in their last meeting. Celta de Vigo has struggled this season and they are in a tough spot here against an Atletico team that is looking to bounce back from their first loss of the season. I think Atletico Madrid flexes its muscles here and get back on track. Prediction: Atletico Madrid

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