OSA Vs ATL Dream11 Prediction: Atletico Madrid’s dreary attacking contingent threatens to push them out of a Champions League spot.
Draws pushed them back in the points tally before La Liga was halted owing to Coronavirus and unfortunately, a skewed Atletcio Madrid side was unable to wrench free of its impasse once the league returned as well. The 1-1 draw to Athletic Bilbao leaves them on a dreary three match successive drawing spin, one which sees the side in 6th position at the moment.
The only source for solace for the side in the league’s first gameweek since its resumption was the fact that everyone around them ending up slipping up as well. The set of events restricted the side’s deficit to just the one point from the top 4, a figure well attainable for the side.
However, the team needs to snap out of its crass losing spree at the earliest if the team is to ply its skill set in next year’s Champions League. Up against 11th placed Osasuna who managed to pull off only a dreary 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad the last time around, the visiting team will be quietly confident of accruing much yearned for three points.
Today’s encounter is going to be a cumbersome, closely contested affair, one which will see the finest of margins come into play. Defence will take precedence with both sides indulging in a tentative tie, one just about swinging the visiting team’s way.
Probable Playing 11
- Avila, Facundo, Robert and Kike will all fail to make the cut for the hosts today with the players forming part of a long injury pile.
- Atletcio Madrid are set to be without Sime once again with the player yet to recover from his injury.
Martinez, Vidal, Hernandez, D Garcia, Estupinan, Torres, Oier, Brasanac, Perez, Lopez, R. Garcia
Oblak, Trippier, Savic, Gimenez, Lodi, Koke, Partey, Saul, Lemar, Costa, Felix
La Liga 2019-20
Match: Osasuna Vs Atletcio Madrid
Date And Time: 18th June, Thursday- 1:30am IST
Venue: Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes, Granada
- Avila: 9 Goals
- Morata: 8 Goals
Real Sociedad Vs Osasuna: 1-1
Athletic Bilbao Vs Atletico Madrid: 1-1
Dream 11 Picks
At a time when Osasuna have failed to string together meaningful attacking plays, the side has reverted to beefing up the defensive side of the game. And they have managed to do so successfully as well owing to Ruben Martinez in goal, a name who has bolstered the side’s backline with his slew of saves.
The second most sublime defence in the league, Atletico Madrid have once again showed the league why they have such a standing in the league. The side is undoubtedly an unbreachable defensive side, a team which has emerged as a tough nut to crack with a frugal 22 goals let past it.
And with Osasuna struggling to score with the side having a measly 35 goals in the league, the likelihood of a cleansheet for Atletico Madrid is touching the roof. It’s a narrative which only made it prudent to rope in all of Renan Lodi, Stefan Savic, Jose Gimenez and Santiago Arias from the side.
Elsewhere, with Atletcio Madrid themselves having not done too well for themselves on the attacking front, Pervis Estupinan with the three assists will be our pick from the home side.
All across the course of the season, the calibre of Roberto Torres has kept Osasuna in a fairly respectable position in the league. The player has dictated play in the attacking docket of the game for the team, a player who sprawling expertise has seen his pile on the 6 goals and 7 assists.
Giving him pinch perfect has been Ruben Garcia who has the six goal as well for himself while Atletico Madrid will be represented by the lone pick of Saul Niguez.
Diego Costa missed out on a magnitude of a season for Atletcio Madrid but the striker showed why he’s his team’s main striker the last time around. He scored for the side to rescue a point for them, a goal which makes him the first pick from the side along with Joao Felix who has scored on 4 occasions.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His goal the last time around will see Costa move in as the captain while Lodi is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Martinez, Estupinan, Lodi, Savic, Gimenez, Arias, Niguez, Torres, Garcia, Felix, Costa
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.