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Osasuna come up against visiting side Atlético Madrid at The Estadio El Sadar in the La Liga game on Sunday.
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Osasuna fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 2-1 Copa del Rey success vs Sevilla.
In that game, Osasuna managed 33% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Osasuna, the goalscorers were Ezequiel Ávila (71') and Abdessamad Ezzalzouli (99'). Sevilla got 19 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Youssef En-Nesyri (90') was the scorer for Sevilla. The match went to extra time and was won by Osasuna.
Over their last 6 games, Jagoba Arrasate's Osasuna have found the net 8 times, an average number of goals per match equal to 1.33.
Coming into this clash, Osasuna have not beaten Atlético Madrid in their last 8 league matches.
After a loss in their previous game against Real Madrid in Copa del Rey competition, Atlético Madrid will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Atlético Madrid had 39% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Atlético Madrid was Álvaro Morata (19'). Real Madrid had 23 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Rodrygo (79'), Karim Benzema (103') and Vinicius Júnior (121') scored for Real Madrid. Real Madrid ran out winners in extra time.
Diego Simeone's Atlético Madrid have slotted home a total of 9 times throughout their latest six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 5.
Their past results show that Atlético Madrid:
- haven't been beaten by Osasuna in games played away from home for the previous 4 league matches. An impressive run.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Checking on past results between these clubs going back to 14/12/2019 shows that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Osasuna. They’ve not managed to get themselves any victories at all whereas Atlético Madrid have simply been better than them, running out winners in 100 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
In all, 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 2 for Los Rojillos and 16 netted by Atleti. The average goals per game has been 3.
The last league encounter between these clubs was La Liga match day 25 on 19/02/2022 when it finished Osasuna 0-3 Atlético Madrid.
That time, Osasuna had 62% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
For their opponents, Atlético Madrid got 5 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. João Félix (3'), Luis Suárez (59') and Ángel Correa (89') scored.
The referee was Mario Melero López.
Team News: Osasuna
Nacho Vidal (Hamstring Injury) and Rubén Peña (Torn Muscle Fibre) are unavailable for Osasuna gaffer Jagoba Arrasate.
Team News: Atlético Madrid
Owing to a completely healthy squad to choose from, the Atlético Madrid boss Diego Simeone has zero fitness concerns at all before this game.
Osasuna will need to apply a lot of pressure to be putting a goal past this Atlético Madrid outfit who we think should emerge victorious.
We’re therefore anticipating a very even match with a 0-1 victory for Atlético Madrid when the full-time whistle blows.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio El Sadar (23,576)
Chairman: Luis Sabalza
Manager: Jagoba Arrasate
Competitions: La Liga position 7, Copa del Rey (Quarter-Finals)
🔑 Key Man: Kike García
Customarily used in the Striker position, Kike García was born in Motilla de Palancar, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Real Murcia in the 2008 - 2009 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 2 league goals in the LaLiga 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 18 appearances.