EIB vs ATL Dream11 Match Prediction: Atletico Madrid will be resuming La Liga action after being on the receiving end of a Supercopa defeat to Real Madrid in Saudi Arabia. However, Diego Simeone’s men had won three games on the bounce in the league and will be eager to bag their fourth against a struggling Eibar unit. Atletico Madrid currently occupies the third spot with 35 points, meanwhile, Eibar is 16th in the league with 19 points.
Date- Sunday, January 18
Kick-Off- 1:30 AM (IST)
Venue-Municipal de Ipurua
Paulo Oliveira is undergoing suspension after picking up two yellow cards against Valencia. Jose Mendilibar should be going in with Enrich to lead the attack, while, Alvarez and Expositio can be the two holding midfielders. Alvaro Tejero should be featuring at the right-back, while Esteban Burgos is likely to partner along with Pedro Bigas at centre-half.
Renan Lodi could be put on the bench while making room for Saul Niguez at left-back. Koke will be missing out due to a hamstring issue which should provide opportunities to Vitolo and Angel Correa to start wide. Jose Gimenez will also be away from the action due to a muscle problem. Stefan Savic is likely to feature at centre-back with Felipe.
EIB (Expected Playing 11)- Dmitrovic; Cote, Bigas, Lara, Tejero; Alvarez, Exposito; Inui, Orellana, Leon; Enrich
ATL (Expected Playing 11)- Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Savic, Niguez; Correa, Herrera, Partey, Vitolo; Morata, Felix
Fabian Orellana has been one of the standouts for Eibar. The midfielder has four goals, four assists and a pass accuracy of 76% from
Alvaro Morata will be the fanger man to lead the attack for Atletico Madrid. The Spaniard has seven goals, one assist and a pass accuracy of 70.4% from 1157 minutes in the league this season.
Angel Correa has also been vital in Atletico Madrid’s midfield. Correa has three goals, five assists and a pass accuracy of 77% from 822 minutes in the league.
Atletico Madrid will be the clear cut favourites heading into the game.
Goalkeeper- M Dmitrovic
Defenders- A Tejero, K Trippier, S Niguez, S Savic
Midfielders- G Orellana, H Herrera, T Partey, E Exposito
Forwards-A Correa (VC), A Morata (C)