Atletico Madrid play Getafe in their first La Liga match of the season. This week at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez on Monday. Both sides have had contrasting fortunes over the last year and will be looking to win this game.
Preview: Getafe vs. Atletico Madrid
Getafe finished 15th in the La Liga rankings last season and have not been at their best in recent years. The host team suffered a stunning 1-0 loss to Albacate last week and. will need to fight hard to recover in this game.
Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, finished third in the league last season and has flattered to deceive this year. Los Colchoneros crushed Juventus 4-0 in their previous match and will seek to replicate that success this week.
Atletico Madrid vs. Getafe Head-to-Head and Key Figures
Atletico Madrid has a strong record against Getafe, having won 26 of the 39 games played between the two clubs, compared to four triumphs for Getafe.
Getafe has gone winless in their previous 19 La Liga encounters against Atletico Madrid, failing to score in 17 of them.
Atletico Madrid is undefeated in their previous nine La Liga road games against Getafe. Their greatest away win ratio against a single opponent in Spain.
Getafe has only won one of the last 12 Madrid derbies in La Liga. with their most recent victory being in January 2021 against Real Madrid by a 1-0 scoreline.
Atletico Madrid is unblemished in their first La Liga game.
They have not lost a Liga season in their last 12 seasons, with their latest setback being against. Malaga in 2009. Diego Simeone has faced Getafe 19 times in La Liga without losing a game, his best record against a single opponent in the division.
Atletico will undoubtedly look to challenge both Real Madrid and Barcelona in the table this season. They have strengthened their squad this summer. with the additions of Nahuel Molina and Axel Witsel. while Alvaro Morata and Saul Niguez have returned to Wanda Metropolitano after loan spells at Juventus and Chelsea, respectively.
There have also been first-team departures in the form of Daniel Wass. Hector Herrera, Sime Vrsaljko, and Luis Suarez, and it will be interesting to see if the capital heavyweights can rival. Real Madrid and Barcelona this season, since both teams appear to be in good health moving into 2022-23.
Last season, Atletico won the league double over Getafe, including a 4-3 victory at Wanda Metropolitano in February.