Atletico Madrid vs Girona Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 13/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming La Liga Primera tie between Atletico Madrid and Girona on Saturday, April 13th 2024.

 
8:15am on Saturday 13th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

In an eagerly anticipated La Liga showdown, Atletico Madrid is set to host Girona on April 13, 2024, at the Estadio Civitas Metropolitano.

This match is crucial for both teams as they fight for their places in next season's Champions League.

Current Form

Atletico Madrid's Current Form

Atletico Madrid, fresh off a first-leg victory in the Champions League quarter-final against Borussia Dortmund, finds themselves in a critical phase of the season.

Currently fourth in La Liga, they are seven points behind their upcoming opponents, Girona.

A win could solidify their Champions League aspirations amidst a tight race with Athletic Bilbao for the coveted top-four finish.

Girona's Current Form

Girona, on the other hand, has seen their title challenge fade, now sitting 10 points behind leaders Real Madrid.

Despite this, they've had a remarkable season, currently third and eyeing a top-four finish to secure Champions League football.

Their journey has been especially impressive, considering it's only their fourth campaign at this level.

Team News

Atletico Team News

Atletico will miss Memphis Depay, Mario Hermoso, and Thomas Lemar due to injuries.

A yellow card suspension rules Pablo Barrios out, but Diego Simeone might introduce changes, with Stefan Savic, Saul, and Rodrigo Riquelme potentially starting.

Girona Team News

Girona faces absences too, with Joel Roca and Toni Villa sidelined with knee injuries, and Ricard Artero doubtful.

Ivan Martin's suspension could see Yangel Herrera returning to the starting XI, providing a boost for the team.

Key Players

Atletico's Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata will be pivotal in leading their attack, while Girona will rely on the likes of Yangel Herrera and Savio to breach Atletico's defence.

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Scoreline Prediction

Given both teams' current form and stakes, a tightly contested match is expected. Atletico Madrid might have the edge, courtesy of their formidable home record.

Prediction: Atletico Madrid 2-1 Girona

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FAQs

What's at stake in the Atletico Madrid vs Girona match? Champions League qualification spots for next season.

Who are the key players to watch? Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata for Atletico Madrid; Yangel Herrera and Savio for Girona.

What is the predicted outcome of the match? A close contest with Atletico Madrid likely edging out a 2-1 victory.

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