It is the semifinal match of the Spanish Super Cup, and many football betting expects the FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid match to be an exciting one. Saudi Arabia will witness an epic fixture between the two La Liga sides.
The game will take place 24 hours after the other semifinal match between Valencia and Real Madrid took place. Barcelona will depend on Lionel Messi to reach the finals as they are missing key players in the midfield and goal.
Match Predictions and Analysis for 01/09/2020
Atletico Madrid is also suffering from injury concerns. Diego Costa and Stefan Savic are out. Also, captain Koke’s appearance is in doubt due to a thigh injury.
National football team betting sites confirmed that goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegan is out for the match due to an injured right knee. Replacing him in the roster is Neto. Also, Barcelona will miss Arthur and Ousmane Dembele. Frenkie de Jong is serving his suspension after he was ejected in the game against Espanyol.
Barcelona drew three of their last four games in La Liga. They need to win more this season. Coach Ernesto Valverde told soccer betting prediction sites that they will take the game as a standard league match. Also, he knows what type of matches against Atletico is like and the importance of the game.
On the other hand, Atletico is showing good form lately. They are on a four-game winning streak in all tournaments. It is a must-win situation to reach the final. As a result, the team wants to show what they can do.
FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid Pick
Game time: 01/09/2020 at 7 PM
Bet on Barcelona at -0.25
Barcelona hasn’t lost in 12 games. If Messi performs well, then they can get the win in Saudi Arabia to reach the Spanish Super Cup Finals.