Atlético, leader of LaLiga Santander and winter champion, he already has four points Real Madrid with two games less than the meringues. Those of Cholo Simeone, effective in attack and very firm in defense, are consolidated at the top of the qualifying table after their victory this Tuesday against the Seville (2-0) in the Wanda Metropolitano, in a postponed match of the first day, thanks to the goals from Correa (17 ') and Saúl (76').
Now, the colchoneros, who have achieved their fifth consecutive victory of the championship, they add 41 points in 16 games (13 wins, two draws and a single loss), while he
Real Madrid is second, with 37 points in 18 games. And that on December 12, Atlético lost 2-0 to the meringues on their visit to the Alfredo di Stéfano. He Barça, third in the table with 34 points, is seven behind the rojiblancos with two more disputed matches. Close the Champions League positions, the Villarreal Unai Emery with 32 points.
He Athletic he still has to recover two more games, one is the one that was postponed last weekend in the Metropolitan Wanda before him Athletic club due to the monumental snowfall that fell in Madrid due to the storm Filomena. This match that still has no date, although everything is ready to be played on Wednesday, March 10. The other pending duel of the colchoneros is the one that will play on Tuesday, February 16 (7:00 p.m.) against the I raised in the Ciutat de València, corresponding to day 2.
Now, Atlético will not compete for eight days and will have more than enough time to prepare for their next League match on Thursday, January 21 in Ipurua against him. Eibar (9:00 p.m.), in which Koke will be dropped due to the accumulation of cautions, since Diego Pablo Simeone's men will not play this weekend in the 1/16 final of the Cup after being surprisingly eliminated in the second round by the UE Cornellà.