Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Barcelona v. Atletico Madrid Preview
Dream11 Fantasy Soccer: Barcelona v. Atletico Madrid Preview

This article is part of our Daily Fantasy Soccer Cheat Sheet series.

MATCH PREVIEW

Barcelona face Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday, with the sides sitting first and second in the table, respectively. The home side come in with an eight-point lead in the title race, and grabbing all three points should all but lock up another trophy.

Los Rojiblancos are in a decent form of late, with four wins  in their last six, though the other two were defeats. Meanwhile, Barcelona come in as firm favorites, winning eight of their last 10 in all competitions.

Both teams have already faced each other 48 times in La Liga, with Barcelona winning 25 times versus Atletico Madrid's 10, with the previous meeting this season ending in a 1-1 draw. 

PREDICTED LINEUPS

Barcelona: ​Marc-Andre ter Stegen, David Alba, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Sergi Roberto, Arthur, Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Philippe Coutinho, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi

Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak, Filipe Luis, Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez, Santiago Arias, Rodrigo, Koke, Thomas Partey, Saul Niguez, Antoine Griezmann, Angel Correa

COMBINED XI

PLAYER RECOMMENDATIONS

Jan Oblak (G): Oblak leads La Liga with 17 clean sheets this season, and he will have to come up huge Saturday if Atletico Madrid want to have a strong chance against Barcelona.

Rodrigo Hernández (M): Rodrigo is having an outstanding season for the club, averaging 3.4 tackles, 1.2 interceptions and 2.2 clearances per game. Those numbers

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Azeem Siddiqui
Passionate sports follower in the field of sports journalism for more than five years. Loves writing about cricket, football, and tennis.
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