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Special atmosphere expected in the Calderón

Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

It’s derby day once again in Madrid, and one of the most important league meetings in recent memory between Atlético and Real with La Liga potentially on the line.

Diego Simeone’s side have not won a home match in the league against their neighbours since 1999, but if they do today than they can cut the gap at the top of the table to four points.

We can expect both Gareth Bale and Ronaldo on Saturday

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

The attention of Madrid again turns to the Vicente Calderón on Saturday afternoon, as Real Madrid travel the short distance to take on Atlético in this season’s sixth derbi madrileño. Atleti are unbeaten in the five games so far this season, and go into the league encounter knowing that a win is crucial if they are going to mount a serious title defence this season.

Kick-off in the capital is at 16:00 CET.

Godín rises highest (Getty Images)

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

A late equaliser to silence the Bernabéu means it’s advantage Atlético ahead of Friday’s Spanish Super Cup second leg, as Diego Simeone’s side take a vital away goal into the traditional start of season clash.

Derby goals becoming habit for hitman Costa  (MARCA)

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 7

What can we say? You wait 14 years to win a derby, and suddenly two come along in four months. Both at the Bernabéu. On Saturday night, Atlético move five points clear of their local rivals at the top of La Liga.

Arda Turan tackles Kaka

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

On Friday night, the city of Madrid will come to a standstill as the Spanish capital’s two most decorated clubs do battle in the Santiago Bernabéu. For Atlético Madrid, the season hinges on this one match, as they try and do what has proved impossible for 14 years and overcome eternal rivals Real Madrid in

Atletico fullback Filipe Luis and Real winger Angel Di Maria

Match preview: Real Madrid vs. Atlético Madrid

The much-awaited Derbi Madrileño between the Spanish capital’s two biggest clubs gets underway on Saturday when Atlético Madrid head out to the Santiago Bernabéu to face off against Real Madrid. The clash kicks-off at 22:00 CET. “Madrid is only red and white,” read an enormous banner displayed by Atlético supporters just outside los Rojiblancos’ training