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Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid live stream: How to watch online, Spanish Supercopa time, TV channel, odds

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Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid live stream: How to watch online, Spanish Supercopa time, TV channel, odds
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The forthcoming showdown between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa semifinals on Wednesday not only promises to be exciting, but it also serves as a prelude to a series of furious confrontations between two arch rivals. The Derbi Madrileno, held in Saudi Arabia, is the first installment in a trilogy, with subsequent matches scheduled in the Copa del Rey and La Liga. Real Madrid, riding high on a five-game winning streak, underlined their strength with a victory against Arandina last weekend. Under Carlo Ancelotti’s leadership, they aspire for their third Supercopa trophy since the tournament became a four-club affair in 2019-20.

In contrast, Atletico Madrid confronts consistency issues, having won only two of their past five matches across several tournaments. Their recent loss to Girona, a team in close pursuit of Real at the top of La Liga, highlights their troubles. While Atletico works to restore momentum, victory in the Copa del Rey and Supercopa may compensate for their league shortcomings. The potential of defeating Real Madrid in successive games, a feat not accomplished since 2014, adds another layer of significance to this match, making it one to remember for Atletico and their ardent followers. As the Spanish football drama unfolds, both sides are bracing for a hard confrontation, each with its own ambitions for glory and dominance in this season’s games.

Here’s our storylines, how you can watch the match and more:

How to watch and odds

  • Date: Wednesday, Jan. 10 | Time: 2 p.m. ET
  • Location: Al-Awwal Park — Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Live stream: ESPN+,
  • Odds: Real Madrid +100; Draw: +260; Atletico Madrid +240

Team news

Real Madrid: Lucas Vazquez is out injured and joins long-term casualties Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militao and David Alaba. However, Ferland Mendy could start while Toni Kroos is available and Vinicius Junior as well as Aurelien Tchouameni also return for Ancelotti.

Potential Real Madrid XI: Lunin; Carvajal, Rudiger, Nacho, Mendy; Valverde, Kroos, Modric, Bellingham; Rodrygo, Vinicius.

Atletico Madrid: Thomas Lemar is injured while Reinildo Mandava is on Africa Cup of Nations duty with Mozambique. Pablo Barrios remains questionable but is in the squad while Mario Hermoso, Samuel Lino, Koke, Marcos Llorente and Rodrigo De Paul could all return. Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata should be recalled to lead the line.

Potential Atletico Madrid XI: Oblak; Molina; Gimenez, Witsel, Hermoso, Lino; Llorente, Koke, De Paul; Griezmann, Morata.

Prediction

This one should be tight and may well go beyond 90 minutes. However, Real’s form is stronger than Atleti’s so expect Ancelotti’s men to shade it over Simeone’s side. Pick: Real Madrid 2, Atletico Madrid 1.

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