Atletico Madrid v Barcelona, LIVE: Barca are hoping to avoid a first La Liga loss to Diego Simeone’s side for 10 YEARS to get the domestic campaign going again
- Yannick Carrasco started after a bizarre mistake by Marc Ander ter-Stegen
- Barcelona from XI: Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Pjanic, De Jong, Pedri, Dembele, Griezmann, Messi
- Atletico Madrid from XI: Oblak, Trippier, Savic, Gimenez, Hermoso, Koke, Saul, Llorente, Carrasco, Felix, Correa
- Atletico Madrid started the season well and are in the title race
- Barcelona have now stumbled onto midfield after 11 of 21 points
LaLiga return from international break brings a serious clash when Atletico Madrid host Barcelona at Wanda Metropolitano.
Diego Simeone’s team got off to a good start to the season and won third place in the table and the title hunt well at the weekend. Compared to Ronald Koeman, however, they have had problems bringing Barca into the league so far as they are in midfield with only 11 points from seven games.
With Atletico chasing a top division win against Barca for over 10 years, follow the action from the start of GMT at 8pm with Sportsmail’s DAN RIPLEY.