Match Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid

One of the biggest matches of 2014/15 European football will take place on this Saturday evening when the bitter rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will meet at the Bernabeu.

Atletico’s victory in La Liga last season might remains in the memory for many fans out there, but it was Real Madrid who finished the campaign by beating their neighbours in the Champions League final last season.

The Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been reportedly returned to training and ready to dive into an action after recovering from his minor injuries.

Atletico manager Diego Simeone continues his touchline suspension ban on Tomorrow, and he could without Cristian Rodriguez, who sustained a calf injury during an international duty with Uruguay.

Recent Form:

Real Madrid: WL

Atletico Madrid: DW

Possible starting lineups:

Real Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Kroos, Modric, Rodriguez, Bale, Ronaldo, Benzema

Atletico Madrid: Moya, Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Siqueira, Suarez, Gabi, Koke, Griezmann, Mandzukic, Garcia

Stats:

UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid scored 104 league goals last season.

The defending La Liga champions Atletico Madrid conceded 26 league goals last term.

Prediction:

Real Madrid 2-1 Atletico Madrid

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