ESL Vs ATL Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Alarm bells well and truly off for bottom placed Espanyol with relegation looking extremely likely for the side now.
Just one win in their last five matches and four overall in 25 encounter in La Liga, for Espanyol, relegation is no longer a threat. With the lowest points by any side in the league, the team finds itself 6 points behind 17th spot, a deficit which is looking way too large to erase for the side at the moment.
While their plight in La Liga is well documented, the side’s true abysmal nature was exposed by Wolverhampton in the Europa League. They were routed 4-0 by the side form the Premier League, a showing which perfectly brought to light the immense work which needs to be carried out over this setup.
Although they did manage to defeat Wolverhampton 3-2 in the second round, it was a win which came against a massively depleted Wolverhampton unit. However, the side will be looking to infuse momentum from that result into their ranks today with confidence needed in abundance when they take on fourth placed Atletico Madrid.
For Atletcio Madrid, the 1-0 win over Liverpool has done wonders to their season. Regressing from that result, the side is now unbeaten in its last three La Liga encounters ever since with a 3-1 win over Villarreal the last time around.
And when the unit is clicking like it is at the moment, squaring off against it can be an extremely perilous task, the brunt of which Espanyol will face today in full flow. This should be a straightforward win or Atletcio Madrid, one where they’ll be able to accrue the three points with any jitters.
Probable Playing 11
- Oier fails to make the cut for the Espanyol with the player nursing an injury at the moment.
- Dario Poveda and Lemar are out for Atletcio Madrid courtesy of their ongoing injury issues.
Diego Lopez, Javi Lopez, Espinosa, Cabrera, Didac Vila, Marc Roca, Victor Sanchez, Wu Lei, Sergi Darder, Adri Embarba, Calleri
Oblak, Trippier, Felipe, Savic, Renan Lodi, Koke, Partey, Saul, Carrasco, Correa, Alvaro Morata
La Liga 2019-20
Match: Espanyol Vs Atletcio Madrid
Date And Time: 1st March, Sunday- 11:00pm IST
Venue: RCDE Stadium, Espanyol
- Diego Lopez, Javi Lopez, Espinosa, Calleri
- Oblak, Felipe, Renan Lodi, Partey
- Raul: 4 Goals
- Alvaro Morata: 7 Goals
Freekick and Corner Taker
- Sergi Darder
Atletcio Madrid Vs Espanyol: 3-1
ESL Vs ATL Dream11 Goal-Keeper
The only way Espanyol can come out unblemished from today’s encounter is by curbing Atletico Madrid from scoring. And they have managed to pull off some imperious and tenacious defensive showings off late, ones Diego Lopez has been at the forefront of to see us opt for him for the day.
ESL Vs ATL Dream11 Defenders
We’ll be venturing in with an entire trio of players from Atletcio Madrid with the side looking extremely likely to shut down Espanyol in this clash. Where they have allowed sides to score just 18 goals past them all season, Espanyol on the other hand have come up with a mere 22, a narrative which emotes towards a high chance of Atletcio Madrid emerging with a cleansheet.
The discourse sees us earmark the trivalent of Renan Lodi, Stefan Savic and Felipe Monteiro from the side as well move in with an all Atletico Madrid backline for the contest.
ESL Vs ATL Dream11 Midfielders
Both Sergi Dader and Adrain Embarba have provided the two goals and one assist apiece for Espanyol this season to see us move in with the partnership for the day. Elsewhere from Atletcio Madrid we’ll be venturing in with Saul Niguez and Thomas Partey for the day, two players who’ll persistently make their presence felt in both the attacking and defensive docket of the game.
ESL Vs ATL Dream11 Strikers
Atletico Madrid’s top scorer with the 7 goals this term, Alvaro Morata becomes the first name to be imbedded in our Dream 11 contingent for this encounter. Angel Correa has the five goals and six assists to see him come in as well for the encounter while from the opposing end, Jonathan Calleri becomes our lone pick.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Given the 44 goals Espanyol have allowed past them till now, Morata will captain our side while Saul is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Lopez, Felipe, Savic, Lodi, Saul, Partey, Embarba, Darder, Morata, Correa, Calleri
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