Valencia fights Atletico Madrid in La Liga battle

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Competition: Spain La Liga
Competition: Fri 14.February
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estadio de Mestalla (54000 seats)

Valencia and Atletico Madrid are both riding high in the La Liga with their 6th and 4th positions respectively. Expect a great game!

Valencia and Atlético Madrid should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Valencia form and stats

Valencia have performed here at Estadio de Mestalla this season with 7 wins from 12 La Liga matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 5 games and lost 0. The Valencia fans aren't used to losing here at Estadio de Mestalla and will expect new points from this game. Valencia has played twelve games in a row here without a defeat.

Valencia lost their last game at Getafe (placed 3rd) after a 0-3 scoreline. Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Granada (1-2).

Jaume Doménech had a busy but productive day in the Getafe match. Despite making seven saves the loss could not be prevented.

Valencia have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Estadio de Mestalla with 19 goals in 12 league matches. Valencia have only conceded 9 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Atlético Madrid form and stats

Playing away, Atlético Madrid have won 3 games, drawn 5 and suffered 3 defeats in the La Liga this season. With two straight losses from their last two away games, Atlético Madrid are hoping that it's time for some travel points again.

Impressive finishing from Ángel Correa secured the home win 1-0 against Granada in their previous game. It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Real Madrid wasn't a success with a 0-1 loss.

A new game in only four days for Atlético Madrid, the Champions League home match versus Liverpool. Busy days.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Atlético Madrid as they have only managed to score 8 times from 11 away games in the league. Atlético Madrid are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 9 times in 11 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

Atlético Madrid - Valencia 1-1 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Valencia won zero games, four matches ended with a draw and Atlético Madrid has six wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Top Goalscorers

ValenciaM. Gómez González
M. Gómez González
8 goals
Atlético MadridÁ. Morata Martín
Á. Morata Martín
7 goals
ValenciaD. Parejo Muñoz
D. Parejo Muñoz
6 goals

Valencia missing players

Atlético Madrid missing players

Valencia Atlético Madrid
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
23 12 5 Played P 3 11 23
10 7 1 Won W 1 3 10
7 5 4 Drew D 2 5 9
6 0 0 Lost L 0 3 4
33 19 8 Scored S 3 8 23
32 9 6 Conceded C 2 9 15
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 82% 78%
83% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 64% 57%
43% 25% 20% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 9% 17%
22% 8% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 9%
17% 8% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 4%
65% 58% 80% BTTS BTTS 67% 36% 35%
26% 42% 20% Clean Sheets C S 33% 36% 48%
9% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 45% 39%
 
4.2 4.7 3.2 Corners for (avg) C F 5.7 4.7 5.3
4.4 4 2.2 Corners against (avg) C A 6 5.8 5
2.3 2.1 2.6 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.3 3.1 2.5
5 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
216 120 44 Total Shots T S 42 119 287
79 47 19 Shots on Target S O 12 31 86
42% 40% 42% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 26% 27%
Key stats in La Liga this season:
  • Atlético Madrid has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (9)
  • Valencia have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Valencia have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Valencia have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Atlético Madrid have scored away.
  • Valencia have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Valencia haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Real Madrid 23 15 7 1 44 14 11 8 3 0 23 7 12 7 4 1 21 7 30 52
2 Barcelona 23 15 4 4 55 28 11 10 1 0 37 11 12 5 3 4 18 17 27 49
3 Getafe 23 12 6 5 35 20 12 7 3 2 21 10 11 5 3 3 14 10 15 42
4 Atlético Madrid 23 10 9 4 23 15 12 7 4 1 15 6 11 3 5 3 8 9 8 39
5 Sevilla 23 11 6 6 29 23 11 5 4 2 14 9 12 6 2 4 15 14 6 39
6 Real Sociedad 23 11 4 8 39 31 11 6 2 3 23 12 12 5 2 5 16 19 8 37
7 Valencia 23 10 7 6 33 32 12 7 5 0 19 9 11 3 2 6 14 23 1 37
8 Villarreal 23 10 5 8 40 31 11 5 4 2 23 14 12 5 1 6 17 17 9 35
9 Athletic Club 23 7 10 6 23 19 11 6 3 2 14 6 12 1 7 4 9 13 4 31
10 Granada 23 9 3 11 27 30 11 7 1 3 14 7 12 2 2 8 13 23 -3 30
11 Levante 23 9 2 12 29 34 11 6 2 3 17 11 12 3 0 9 12 23 -5 29
12 Osasuna 23 6 10 7 30 32 12 4 5 3 19 17 11 2 5 4 11 15 -2 28
13 Real Betis 23 7 7 9 32 37 12 6 2 4 22 17 11 1 5 5 10 20 -5 28
14 Deportivo Alavés 23 7 6 10 25 33 12 5 4 3 15 9 11 2 2 7 10 24 -8 27
15 Real Valladolid 23 5 11 7 19 25 11 2 7 2 11 8 12 3 4 5 8 17 -6 26
16 Eibar 23 6 6 11 22 32 11 5 1 5 14 16 12 1 5 6 8 16 -10 24
17 Celta de Vigo 23 4 8 11 19 32 12 3 5 4 9 12 11 1 3 7 10 20 -13 20
18 Mallorca 23 5 3 15 22 39 12 5 2 5 15 13 11 0 1 10 7 26 -17 18
19 Leganés 23 4 6 13 18 36 12 4 1 7 12 18 11 0 5 6 6 18 -18 18
20 Espanyol 23 4 6 13 19 40 12 1 4 7 11 23 11 3 2 6 8 17 -21 18

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La Liga is the top professional level of the Spanish football league system. Is is often referred to as the Primera División and is considered one of the absolute top leagues of Europe and the world. 20 teams play 380 fixtures from August to May to create a final league table.