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Team probable lineups
Atletico Madrid : Courtois – Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Filipe – Mario Suarez, Gabi – Koke, Arda Turan, Raul Garcia – Diego Costa
Real Madrid : Diego Lopez – Carvajal, Pepe, S.Ramos, Marcelo – Xabi Alonso, Modrić – di Maria, Bale, C.Ronaldo – Benzema
With Barcelona FC hosting UD Almeria, and probably taking 3 points, Diego Simone’s men can record this Sunday a first league double over city rivals Real Madrid since the 1950-51, and make the title race even more complicated. Currently Real Madrid sits on the top having 3 points more than Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, but also Ancelotti’s men will be boosted with Cristiano Ronaldo who returns after serving suspension. Real Madrid form currently is superb, after trashing Schalke 04 with even 6-1 in the Champions league, but also, it’s Real Madrid who knocked Atletico from the Copa del Rey, with confirming the passage at the Estadio Vicente Calderó and 2-0 win.
Ancelotti: Real confident ahead of Madrid derby
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday his side’s hopes are high going into the Madrid derby against Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday (KO 16:00 GMT). Los Colchoneros—‘The Mattress Makers’—are third in La Liga, three points behind Los Merengues—‘The Meringues’—who are first.