Huesca and Atlético Madrid meet at Estadio El Alcoraz, in a match for the 4th round of LaLiga. In the last 3 years there has only been a record of 2 direct confrontations between these two teams: one on 19‑01‑2019, which ended in a victory for Atlético Madrid by (0‑3), and a more recent one on 25‑09‑2018 , which ended in a victory for Atlético Madrid by (3‑0). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
After 2 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in 16th position, with 2 points won. In their last match, they drew with Valencia away by (1‑1), after in the previous match having lost by (0‑2) at home, in a match against Cádiz. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In their last 10 home games, Huesca has recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored regularly as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 18 of the last 19 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
The Huesca team comes to this match after a 1×1 draw against Valencia, adding the third consecutive match without a win in the Spanish league: Dimitrios Siova scored the team’s only goal. Even playing at home, coach Míchel’s team must act with a defensive strategy from the first minutes, taking advantage of any space to counterattack. Tactically, the locals must organize themselves 4-3-3, with Shinji Okazaki being the team’s most offensive reference. For this game the coach cannot count on Pablo Maffeo and Mikel Rico, both with physical problems.
Atlético Madrid :
This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 11 victories, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In their last away match, for the UEFA Champions League, they lost (2‑1) against RB Leipzig. In their last 10 away matches, Atlético Madrid has recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss. His attack has scored regularly, having scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Atlético de Madrid comes to this match after a 6-1 win at the reception against Granada, thus adding the first victory in the Spanish league: the team’s goals were scored by Luis Suárez (2), Marcos Llorente, Ángel Correa, Diego Costa and João Félix. In this match against Huesca, coach Diego Simeone will perform in the usual 4-4-2, with João Félix and Diego Costa being Atlético Madrid’s offensive references. Forward Luis Suárez, a player contracted to Barcelona, is one of the great stars of this team, being very powerful and competent when it comes to scoring. Outside of this game are José Giménez and Vrsaljko, both with physical problems.