January 8, 2019
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By Kartikey Sharma

The ATL vs GIR match preview –

The Copa del Rey will see Atletico Madrid take on Girona FC in the first leg of the round of 16 tie on Wednesday. Atletico Madrid are the second-placed side in the Spanish La Liga. They are doing just about enough to keep up with leaders, and if they are more consistent in front of the goal, might propel them as well. Coach Diego Simeone is aware of the fact that his side is suffering from injuries to a lot of key players. They are trying to adjust and adapt. This upcoming fixture gives him the chance to give chance to rotate the squad as well in order to preserve the others.

Meanwhile, Girona FC are having a rudimentary season. The team is doing exactly what is thought of them, and in many ways, this is a success. Given the Roller Coaster the Spanish La Liga has been in this time out, the fact Girona FC is still relevant in the mid-table battle by a clinching the ninth spot in decent enough accomplishment. However, it will be interesting to see if the manager changes his focus and wants to try out his hand at winning cup competitions as he sets up the side to take on the Former league champions.

ATL vs GIR Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:

When and where?

This match is to be played at Montilivi, Girona, Spain. The ground has a capacity of 13,500.

Where to watch Atletico Madrid vs Girona FC live?

The clash will take place at 12:00 AM (IST) on January 10th, 2019 and can be streamed live on Hotstar.

Stats and Facts for Girona FC vs Atletico Madrid:

ATL vs GIR recent form (Last six matches)

Atletico Madrid – D W W D W W

Girona FC – D D L L W D

ATL vs GIR Head to head

Atletico Madrid Won – 0

Girona FC Won –0

Drawn – 3

ATL vs GIR Team News:

Atletico Madrid:

  • It is quite possible that the manager will be deploying a second-string side for this game.
  • Diego Costa, Lucas Hernandez, Felipe Luis and Gelson Martins are some of the absentees for the team.
  • Jan Oblak will be the goalkeeper for Atletico Madrid.

Girona FC:

  • No changes in the starting XI are expected for this fixture.
  • Johan Mojico, Aday, Carles Planas, Patrick Roberts, Seydou Doumbia and Pere Pons are sideline for Girona FC.
  • Bono will be the safety net for the backline.

ATL vs GIR Probable Playing 11:

Girona FC –

Bono (GK), Ramalho, Bernardo, Juanpe, Porro, Luiz, Garcia, Garcia, Granell, Portu, Stuani

Atletico Madrid–

Oblak (GK), Arias/Juanfran, Savic, Gimenez/Godin, Saul, Thomas Hernandez, Koke, Lemar, Kalinic, Griezmann

Players to look out for-

  • Cristhian Stuani

The Girona FC striker is playing an exceptional level of football. He has scored 11 goals this season and he will be looking to do more of the same.

  • Antoine Griezmann

The Atletico Madrid forward is the superstar of this team. He has a lot of burden given the injuries the team has and he has scored 10 goals till now this season.

Gambling Atletico Madrid Info Match Prediction Atletico Madrid vs Girona FC

Since this game is going to be played in the backyard of Girona FC, we see a 1-1 result of this fixture.

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ATL vs GIR Dream 11 Team Predictions-

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