Celta de Vigo will host Atletico Madrid at the Estadio De Balaidos in Vigo in the first round of the 2021-22 La Liga season today, August 15, 2021, at 11:30 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this La Liga soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch the game online.
This will be their 34th overall meeting. There are no surprises here as Atletico Madrid are the firm favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on 16 occasions so far; Celta de Vigo have grabbed a triumph nine times to this day, and eight matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on February 8, 2021, when Los Celestes salvaged a late 2-2 draw at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the new 2021/2022 La Liga season.
Celta de Vigo vs Atletico Madrid: Match Information
Date: Sunday, August 15, 2021
Time: 11:30 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio de Balaidos, Vigo
Celta de Vigo vs Atletico Madrid: Times by State in the US
ET: 11:30 AM
CT: 10:30 AM
MT: 9:30 AM
PT: 8:30 AM
Celta de Vigo vs Atletico Madrid: Storylines
Celta de Vigo finished the 2020-2021 season in eighth place of the La Liga table with 53 points in 38 total games, barely not making it into European competitions. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid ended up placed seven positions above them, on top of the La Liga table with 86 points in 38 matches.
Celta de Vigo are looking to get into one of the European spots for next season. Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, will try to defend their title after an amazing run last year, overcoming the competition of clubs like their arch-rivals Real Madrid, and Barcelona.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to December 17, 1989, when Atletico won 2-1. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either of the two clubs will go home with the three points in Round 1.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Celta de Vigo vs Atletico Madrid in the U.S.
The 2021-22 La Liga Round 1 game between Celta de Vigo and Atletico Madrid, to be played today, at the Estadio de Balaidos in Vigo, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Celta de Vigo vs Atletico Madrid: Predictions And Odds
The odds are in favor of Atletico Madrid. FanDuel see them as the lone favorites and thus, they have given them +100 odds to grab their first win of the new season. The home side Celta de Vigo have a +300 odds to cause an upset in the opening round, while a tie would result in a +220 payout.
|Celta de Vigo||+300|
* Odds via FanDuel