Real Madrid is on a seven-game winning streak in La Liga. As a result, they currently sit atop the La Liga standings with 39 points from 16 games, 12 victories, three ties, and one defeat. They hold the league’s third-best home record, with 17 points from seven games, including five wins and two draws. They are the team with the most goals scored this season, with 37 goals scored and only 15 goals allowed. With 12 goals and seven assists, Karim Benzema leads the league in scoring. Vinicius Junior has a total of ten goals to his name. Benzema, on the other hand, is injured before the encounter against Atletico Madrid, although he is expected to recover.
Atletico Madrid is coming off a 1-2 loss in La Liga to RCD Mallorca. They are, however, in fourth place in La Liga, with 29 points from 15 games, eight victories, five draws, and two defeats. They trail Real Betis by one point, but they have a game in hand. They hold the league’s best away record, with four victories in seven games and two draws. They’ve scored just over 1.8 goals per game on average and allowed just over a goal per game on average. The team’s leading scorer is Luis Suarez, who has seven goals to his credit. With four assists each, Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correa lead the assists list. Some crucial players, such as Jose Gimenez and Stefan Savic, will be unavailable.