Getafe vs. Atletico Madrid Prediction, Tips & Odds – Aug. 15, 2022 19:30 CET
Atetico Madrid will start new season at road against Getafe. Last season, Diego Simeone’s squad won both games against this rival.
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Getafe was very close to being relegated from La Liga last season, but managed to survive in the last round despite losing against Elche. In the end, they had one point more than Granada, who will play in La Liga 2 this year. Quique Sanchez Flores remained head coach and the club hopes that his experience will be enough for a calmer season without too much stress.
During this summer, Getafe was quite active in the transfer window. The biggest reinforcement is Borya Maroyal, who came from Real Madrid for €10 million. Luis Milla, Domingos Duarte, Fabrizio Angileri and Kiko Casilla also signed for Getafe. The most difficult thing will be to make up for departure of left back Mathias Olivera, who continues his career in Napoli.
As already mentioned, Getafe wants a season in which they won’t fight for survival. They will try to position themselves around 10th place and we will see how realistic that is already in the first round against much better Atletico Madrid. Any result other than defeat would indicate a good season for Getafe.
In 2020, Atletico Madrid won the title for the second time in Diego Simone era. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t come close to repeating that success last season. They were 15 points behind Real Madrid and they hope that the gap will be significantly smaller in this campaign. What is certain, their football style won’t change.
Unlike some previous years, Atletico Madrid wasn’t too active in the market. Alvaro Morata returned after a two-year loan at Juventus, while veteran Axel Witsel was also signed. Saul Niguez is back after an unsuccessful season at Chelsea, plus €20 million was paid to Udinese for right-back Nahuel Molina. When it comes to departures, Hector Herrera and Sime Vrsaljko are no longer in the club, although their role in this team was not important lately.
According to bookmakers, Atletico Madrid will once again be the third favorite for the title behind Real Madrid and Barcelona. It is very important for them to start the season well and three points at road would give a good boost from the very beginning.
Last season, Atletico Madrid won both matches against Getafe. At the Metropolitano score was 4:3, while at Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium Atletico won 2:1.
All players are available for Getafe, while Felipe is questionable for Atletico Madrid.
Getafe vs. Atletico Madrid Prediction
Although results in friendly matches can be deceiving, Atletico Madrid have been excellent in the past 30 days. They welcome the season in a good mood, they are much better than Getafe and they should celebrate in this clash.
Date and Time: 15.08.2022 19:30 CET
Pick: Atletico Madrid to win