The partial tie at the Metropolitano ends. In the 79th minute, Antoine Griezmann gives Atleti the victory, leaving them with a 2-1 score against the Yellow Submarine.
Both teams will seek victory to climb the standings, after having been defeated in the match that each played the previous date.
Atlético de Madrid could not beat UD Las Palmas in Gran Canaria. He had accumulated 4 consecutive games without losing. In his last game he fell and lost his winning streak. During those days, he scored 11 goals and conceded 6.
Villarreal comes into this match with a 2-3 defeat against Athletic Bilbao. Recently, the visiting team has had quite diverse results: 1 victory, 1 loss and 2 draws, in which they scored 7 goals and conceded 8.
The host is in fourth place with 25 points (8 PG – 1 PE – 2 PP), while the visitor accumulates 12 units and is in fourteenth place in the championship (3 PG – 3 PE – 6 PP).
Francisco Hernández Maeso was the referee chosen for the match at the Metropolitano.
Atlético de Madrid formation today
Diego Simeone chose a 3-5-2 alignment with Jan Oblak in goal; José María Giménez, Axel Witsel and Mario Hermoso in defense; Nahuel Molina, Rodrigo De Paul, Koke, Saúl Ñíguez and Rodrigo Riquelme in the middle; and Antoine Griezmann and Álvaro Morata up front.
Villarreal formation today
For his part, Miguel Tena presented a 4-3-3 tactical scheme with goalkeeper Filip Jörgensen; Adrià Altimira, Raúl Albiol, Jorge Cuenca, Alberto Moreno on the defensive wall; Étienne Capoue, Dani Parejo and Álex Baena in the midfield; and Gerard Moreno, Alexander Sorloth and Yéremy Pino as forwards.
BBC-NEWS-SRC: https://www.futbolred.com/articulos-datafactory/df-7113981, IMPORTING DATE: 2023-11-12 22:00:02