LaLiga – Season Continues – Mallorca v Atletico Madrid on Match-day 14

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This Wednesday sees Mallorca go head to head with Atleti at Estadi de Son Moix – Kick-off 9:30pm GMT.

With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, third placed Atleti remain in contention as they travel to twelfth placed Mallorca.

Mallorca have so far accrued 16 points in this season of the LaLiga

Mallorca need a positive result from this game, if they are to move their season forward. Their last match resulted in a loss to Villarreal, before that they drew away to Espanyol, 1-1.

Also, Mallorca keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three fixtures is astonishing this season. Their position is twelfth in the League and they have 16 points, that is, 4W, 5L and 4D having won four meetings, drawn four games, and lost five games.

When Mallorca host Atleti, they will do so on the back of one win, two draws, and three losses on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take Mallorca’s points to 19 in the League.

Mallorca are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Javier Aguirre is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without two of his key players.

Atletico Madrid’s LaLiga season, has so far seen them gain 24 points, going into this game

Following a 1-1 draw against Espanyol, Atleti will be hoping for more.

Also, Atleti keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 13 games is astonishing this season, a rich vein of form that has drastically improved their LaLiga position. With a third position in the league and 7 wins, 3 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 24 points in the League having won seven matches, drawn three meetings, and lost three fixtures.

Atleti will travel to Mallorca with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with five wins, one dart, and one losse.

A victory for Atletico Madrid would put them on 27 points.

Good Attacking Performance

Atleti will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (21). Their stand out attacking players have been Antoine Griezmann (5), Alvaro Morata (5), and Angel Correa (3). Atleti have conceded 13 goals.

Atleti are likely to be missing three of their key players when they start Wednesday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Mallorca v Atletico Madrid – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels both teams have previously played each other 32 times with the record being 12 victories and nine draws for Mallorca. Also, home advantage has clearly been a huge positive factor for Mallorca in this fixture, as they have not lost to Atleti on the last four matches. Their most recent encounter in this competition was April 2022, when The Vermilions walked away as 1-0 winners.

Players to watch

For Mallorca, Vedat Muriqi, one of their best scorers, has nettedseven goals in 13 League matches this campaign, while Antoine Griezmann is a top performing player who has scoredfive goals in 13 League games this LaLiga Season for Atleti.

Other standout players for Mallorca are Vedat Muriqi and Kang In Lee with seven goals each and for Atleti are Alvaro Morata and Angel Correa with five goals and three goals respectively.