Atletico Madrid and Barcelona will clash at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid on the Matchday 8 of the 2021-22 La Liga season today, October 2, 2021, at 3:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Spanish league soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game online.
This will be their 55th La Liga overall meeting. There are no surprises here as Barcelona are the firm favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on 27 occasions so far; Atletico de Madrid have grabbed a triumph 12 times to this day, and a great number of even 15 matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on April 25, 2021, when the game ended in a surprising 2-1 win for the Lions at the Estadio San Mames in Barcelona. It promises to be a more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the new 2021/2022 La Liga season.
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: Match Information
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: Times by State in the US
ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: Storylines
Atletico Madrid have been off to a great start to the La Liga season. In their last five fixtures, they have grabbed two wins, two draws, and one loss (LWDWD). Meanwhile, Barcelona have been on a disappointing run, as they have been unbeaten in the first four matches but won less points. Thus, they have managed two triumphs, and three draws (WDDWD).
The Colchoneros currently sit in fourth place in La Liga with 14 points in seven matches so far. On the other hand, the Blaugrana are placed two positions below them, in sixth place on the La Liga table with 12 points won in six games in the 2021-22 season.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to May 3, 1925, when the Catalan outfit cruised past Atleti with a final result of 2-1 at home. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either of the two clubs will go home with the three points in Round 8.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona in the U.S.
The 2021-22 La Liga Round 8 game between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, to be played today, at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of Atletico Madrid. FanDuel see them as the absolute favorites and thus, they have given them -120 odds to grab another win in the new season. The away side Barcelona have a +340 odds to cause an upset in Matchday 8, while a tie would result in a +250 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel