Atletico Madrid vs La Coruña Soccer Prediction Today
The home team has their situation in the tournament practically defined. With 64 points (19 wins, seven draws and three defeats), he is in second place. The possibility of overcoming Barcelona, leading the shot, is minimal with nine days to go.
Thus, the ultimate goal is to follow in the qualifying group for the 2017/2018 version of the Europa League. For this, the second or third places secure a place in the tournament. Even the room has a chance. But for that you will have to go through the knockout phase. The difference of Atletico to the Villarreal, fifth placed and first outside this block, was of 17 points at the end of the twenty-ninth round.
Soon, the team knows that the hope of achieving some brilliance in the final stretch of the season is the Europa League. It will debut in the quarterfinals of the competition against Sporting, in Madrid, on Thursday, April 5. For that reason, the defeat for Villarreal, by 2 to 1, in day 29 of the Spanish Championship did not even have great repercussion.
This situation should also make the team run out of some of its starters this Sunday. One of them is the Uruguayan defender Jose Maria Gimenez (20 games in the 2017/2018 Spanish Championship, one goal). He was called up to defend his selection in the China Cup.
It participated of the 90 minutes of the victory against Czech Republic by 4 to 1, but left the field with pains. Still it was scaled to the final against Wales. Uruguay won by 1 to 0, but the athlete had to leave the field just after seven minutes of the first half. You will have to undergo further tests that will indicate the severity of the injury.
Another possible low is the goalkeeper Jan Oblak, who participated end to end of all 29 matches that Atletico held in the Spanish Championship. He was called up by the Seleção, who lost 2-0 to Belarus. Did not play the game. Since no information was provided on the problem, he will also have to be examined at the club to see if he can play on Sunday.
The left-back Filipe Luís (17 games, one goal) is out of action, recovering from surgery. Also in the medical department are defenders Sergio Gonzáles (without performances) and Juanfran (11 matches, without a goal) and midfielder Thomas (26 matches, three goals).
The situation of La Coruña in the Spanish Championship is also practically solved. With 20 points (four wins, eight draws and 17 losses), the team occupies the nineteenth (penultimate) stand. You are in the relegation zone and you will hardly be able to get out of that block.
The difference for the Levante, seventeenth placed and first outside the region of the sticking, is of seven points. Although the mathematics allows hope, the performance of La Coruña does not open this expectation. The team has not won for 14 games. In that period, suffered nine defeats and tied five times.
The situation of coach Cristóbal Parralo is further complicated by medical issues. Four starters are in injury treatment and follow as doubt for the game in Madrid. They are the socks Federico Cartabia (19 games in the 2017/2018 Spanish Championship, two goals) and Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta (19 games, no goal); and strikers Florin Andone (24 games, seven goals) and Lucas Perez (26 games, four goals)
Soccer Prediction of the Day Atletico Madrid vs La Coruña
Although he is more focused on the Europa League than the Spanish league, technical superiority and the home factor indicate Atletico Madrid as the best guessing option for Sunday’s match.
Prediction Today: Atletico Madrid