Valencia and Atlético de Madrid face at Estadio de Mestalla, in a match for the 24 th round of the Primera División. The two teams tied (1‑1), on 19‑10‑2019, the last time they met in this edition of the league. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the away team, since they have a record of 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 20‑08‑2018, in a match for the Primera Division, they ended in a draw by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by Rodrigo (56 ') for Valencia and by Á. Correa (26 ') for Atlético de Madrid. Although this is a game between 6th and 4th in the general classification, it is actually a game between the 3rd classified in home games and the 7th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 6th place, with 37 points won, after 10 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home to Celta de Vigo by (1‑0). In the last match, they lost away to Getafe by (3‑0). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 26 points, against just 11 in their away matches.
In this competition, they haven't lost any of the last 12 matches at their stadium. In the matches played at their stadium in the championship, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 'was 0‑0, which occurred in 6 of their 12 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 23 games in this competition, he only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Valencia comes unmotivated for this match after an away loss by 3-0 against Getafe. The greatest quality of the home team lies in their ability to conduct their offensive attacks through quick transitions. It is worth noting that from a defensive point of view, difficulties increase when the opposing team attacks through the sides. The Spaniard Jorge Molina is responsible for taking danger, and his greatest quality is the finishing. The coach will not be able to count on Gameiro, Garay, Cillessen and Manu Vallejo for being delivered to the medical department.
After 10 wins, 9 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is in 4th
position, having won 39 points. In the last match, they have won at home
against Granada by (1‑0), after in the previous match they have lost
(1‑0) an away match against Real Madrid. This is a team affected by the
home factor, since they have won 14 points as a visitor and 25 in their
stadium, with 15 goals scored and 6 goals conceded at home, against 8
goals scored and 9 conceded as a visitor. In the league, Atlético de
Madrid won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 5 draws
and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their league matches as a
visitor, the most frequent result at halftime was 0‑0 (8 out of 11
games). In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since
10 of the last 11 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 23 matches
in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only
managed 2 turns on the scoreboard. There are 2 periods that stand out in
the last 11 matches played as a visitor to this competition: they
scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (61' ‑ 75 ') and 3 of their 8
goals between (46' ‑ 60').
Atlético de Madrid comes motivated for this match after a 1-0 home win against Granada. The greatest quality of the visiting team lies in the ability it demonstrates in conducting its offensive attacks through rapid transitions. The Vitolo Spaniard is the player responsible for taking danger, and his greatest quality is the demarcation. The coach will not be able to count on Herrera, Morata, João Félix, Arias and Trippier for being delivered to the medical department.