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Atletico Madrid come on the back of an impressive 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano. This happens to be the biggest victory in La Liga history for Atletico Madrid and the changes on transfer deadline day are unlikely to affect the team in the final third of the pitch. Meanwhile, Sevilla extended their woeful start to the season with a 2-1 loss against Girona at home.
Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla Predicted Lineups and News
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Atletico Madrid – Can Atletico Madrid Keep Up their Strong Start?
Atletico Madrid have barely put a foot at the start of this campaign. After a third-place finish in the previous season, Atletico Madrid will be keen to push higher. Diego Simeone has seen his team drop points only in the match against Real Betis. This bodes well for a team who have a difficult set of features coming right up after the international break – when Valencia and Real Madrid await the team. Despite missing a number of key players for the recent game against Rayo Vallecano, Atletico Madrid were still able to
Team news: Atletico Madrid
Atletico coach Diego Simeone will be without Saul Niguez because of a muscular issue. Other injury problems for the team include Koke, Memphis Depay, Reinildo, and Jose Gimenez. The departure of Joao Felix on a loan deal to Barcelona further reduces the attacking options for Atletico. On transfer deadline day, Atletico Madrid also allowed Yannick Carrasco to leave the club on a permanent basis, but the team already has a replacement in the form of Samuel Lino.
Atletico Madrid Predicted Lineups (3-5-2):
Jan Oblak, Stefan Savic, Axel Witsel, Mario Hermoso, Nahuel Molina, Rodrigo De Paul, Pablo Barrios, Thomas Lemar, Rodrigo Riquelme, Antoine Griezmann, Alvaro Morata
Sevilla – More Problems for Mendilibar?
Sevilla could not have made a worse start to the season. The team has suffered three successive defeats in the league while also going on to lose the UEFA Super Cup to Manchester City. José Luis Mendilibar was able to oversee a decent finish to the last campaign, but it is still far from the expectations and success that the club has achieved in recent years. It has been a difficult summer in terms of finances as well. The club are in a huge transitional period and José Luis Mendilibar will be able to appreciate his players if they are able to avoid a fourth consecutive league defeat.
Team news: Sevilla
José Luis Mendilibar has struggled to come up with any impact at Sevilla and he is struggling with a string of injury problems in the squad. Jesus Navas, Marcos Acuna, Fernando, Marcao, Alfonso Pastor, and Tanguy Nianzou are the players on the treatment table for Sevilla. However, these are all long term injury problems for Sevilla, who are expected to go with the same team that suffered a loss against the run in the last match.
Sevilla Predicted Lineups (4-2-3-1):
Marko Dmitrovic, Juanlu Sanchez, Loic Bade, Nemanja Gudelj, Adria Pedrosa, Djibril Sow, Ivan Rakitic, Erik Lamela, Suso, Lucas Ocampos, Youssef En-Nesyri
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