Rayo Vallecano hosts Atletico Madrid in a clash from the 24th round of the Spanish La Liga. Let’s have a look at this game at the Vallecas in our winning soccer predictions for today.
Rayo Vallecano are in a difficult situation right now. They are 18th in the league standings, being positioned in the relegation zone. Right now Rayo have 23 points won and a record of 6 wins, 5 draws and 12 defeats. At this point Michel’s team is just 1 point behind the 17th Girona, so they still have good chances to survive. But they need points.
In their last five matches Rayo Vallecano won twice, lost twice and made one draw. In their last fixture Michel’s boys conceded a 1-2 defeat during the visit to Espanyol. Abdoulaye Ba opened the score for the visitors, but Espanyol turned the game around with goals from Borja Iglesias and Sergi Darder.
Meanwhile Atletico Madrid lost the second place in La Liga to Real Madrid. Now Los Rojiblancos are 3rd in the standings with 44 points and a record of 12 wins, 8 draws and 3 defeats. Until last week Atletico were second in the table, but their home defeat against Real Madrid left them third in the standings.
It was a second consecutive loss for Diego Simeone’s team. The game at the Wanda Metropolitano ended with a 1-3 win for Real Madrid. Casemiro, Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale scored for Los Blancos, while Antoine Griezmann’s goal for Atletico was not enough for the home side.
These are our winning soccer predictions for today for the La Liga fixture between Rayo Vallecano and Atletico Madrid. The home side is trying to survive in the league, while Atletico need to win in order to keep their chances of something more this season.