The 2023-24 edition of La Liga returns to the fold with another set of matches this weekend as Sevilla lock horns with Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid side in an important clash at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Sunday.
Sevilla are currently in 15th place in the La Liga standings and have not been at their best so far this season. The Andalusian outfit defeated Rayo Vallecano by a 2-1 margin last week and will be confident ahead of this fixture.
Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, are in fourth place in the league table at the moment and have been fairly impressive this season. Los Colchoneros held Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in their previous league game and will need to take it up a notch this weekend.
Atletico Madrid have a good recent record against Sevilla and have won 21 out of the last 56 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Sevilla’s 18 victories.
Sevilla are winless in their last four matches against Atletico Madrid in La Liga and have lost each of their last three such games in the competition.After a run of seven defeats in 10 matches away from home against Sevilla in La Liga, Atletico Madrid are unbeaten in nine of their last 12 such games in the competition.
Atletico Madrid have lost only one of their last seven matches away from home against Andalusian teams in La Liga, with their only such defeat coming by a 3-2 margin against Cadiz in 2022.After a run of four defeats on the trot in La Liga, Sevilla are unbeaten in their last two games in the competition.