La Liga’s (LL) just leftover unbeaten group, Atlético Madrid, face an extreme test here as they take on a Barcelona side that, albeit frustrating this season, are as yet unbeaten in ten of the last 11 serious H2Hs (W5, D5, L1). Anyway, the hosts have their secret weapon – an uncommon guard that is yielded an association low two objectives up until now, and therefore the best concession rate (0.29 per installation) over Europe’s main five divisions in front of this game week.
That has been upheld up with an assault that has gotten a normal of 3.0 objectives per LL home game (W3, D1), helping Atlético clear a – 1 debilitation in each of the three of their successes. Truth be told the hosts are unbeaten in 18 straight serious home matches (W14, D4), and stunningly surrendered the opener on only two events during that period. [Read more…]