Real Madrid Vs. Atlético Madrid Preview, Odds: El Derbi Madrileno Looks For First Goal In 3rd Clash Of Season

Fedrico Valverde fouls Alvaro Morata.

Just three weeks after playing the second El Derbi Madrileno of the season — in Saudi Arabia, this year’s site of the Spanish Super Cup final — crosstown rivals Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid meet again — for the 273rd time since 1903, when a group of university students created Atlético in response to their distaste with the established Madrid side’s style of play.

Since then, Real Madrid have won 138 Madrid derby matches to just 69 for Atlético Madrid, with 65 matches drawn. But when the rival clubs take to the pitch at the iconic Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday, they will each find themselves battling to score the first goal after two previous matches that ended scoreless after the regulation 90 minutes. On January 12, Real Madrid won the Super Cup final in a penalty shootout.

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