This Thursday, January 9, 2020, FC Barcelona face Atlético Madrid in a match counting towards the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup.
This competition brings together the winner of the 2018-2019 Spanish Cup (Valencia), the 2018-2019 Spanish champion and 2018-2019 Spanish Cup finalist (FC Barcelona), the 3rd in the 2018-2019 championship ( Real Madrid) and the vice-champion of Spain 2018-2019 (Atlético Madrid).
The Barça-Atlético match will be held at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and the kick-off will be given at 8:00 p.m. (French time).
Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid
▪️In the past, the two teams have faced each other 144 times since 1961: 64 wins from Barça, 38 draws and 42 wins from Atlético Madrid. The last confrontation ended in a Barcelona victory on December 1, 2019 in La Liga.
▪️Atlético Madrid have won only one match in the last 10 confrontations against FC Barcelona (for 4 draws and 5 losses).
▪️Marc-André Ter Stegen (FC Barcelona goalkeeper) is unsure about the semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup.
▪️4 games, 4 victories: this is the record of Atlético Madrid in its last 4 games.
▪️FC Barcelona are currently on a 12-game losing streak in a row.
Football Prediction of the Day Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid
Barça and Atlético had mixed fortunes for their first game of 2020.
In La Liga, the Blaugrana were hung on the Espanyol pitch and the Colchoneros won against Levante.
Given the latest results from each team, Barça appear to be in better shape than Atlético and it is very likely that the Blaugrana will win the duel against the Madrid club.
For our forecast, we are betting on a victory for FC Barcelona.
Bet Tips: Barcelone