2018 is just around the corner and the return of LaLiga Santander too. Wanda Metropolitano Stadium will be hosting another edition of the local rivalry between Atlético de Madrid and Getafe on Saturday 6th. January to open football activity in the Spanish capital in a year which could be great for both sides.
For locals second semester of competition could be the opportunity to show that Simeone’s era still has a future, even though their early knockout in the UEFA Champions League, in a league campaign that currently has them in second place of the table five points ahead Real Madrid. If Atlético is able to keep this reliability and maintain themselves at least in their current second position until the end of the course they will have achieved their best season in the domestic scene since 2013-14 when the Rojiblancos beat Barcelona in LaLiga race.
On the other hand Getafe is having an extraordinary return to the Spanish maximum category after a 2016-17 season with the Azulones in second division. Numbers for Pepe Bordalás’s side having almost arrived to the campaign’s equator couldn’t be better. With their 23 points after 17 fixtures already disputed Getafe has installed in the 8th. place of the tournament just four points below European spots becoming one of the most remarkable stories of the season.
Both teams good moment in league competition makes difficult to predict a result for this second clash of this course between Madrid’s squads at the brand new Wanda Metropolitano. Although Simeone’s men have a six win in a row succession against Getafe, neighborhood’s opposition has been developing strong performances against top sides winning against the best Valencia of contemporary epoch and staying so close to upset Sevilla, Barcelona and Real Madrid as they where beat just by a single goal in all these three matches.
Because of their current moment in the league, this Madrid’s mini Derby is a fixture that any football supporter would like to witness. Feel the unbelievable atmosphere of Atlético’s superb home from the best seats of the stadium and experience with Footy Legend the maximum comfort as these two sides fight to duel to see who gets a reinforcing three points before facing a second part of the season that could be historical for both.