Atleti are ready to take on Granada at the Wanda Metropolitano in our first LaLiga game of the season. The match is to be played at 4pm CET on Sunday.
- Our team kicks off a new LaLiga season looking to secure the ninth straight qualification for the Champions League.
- Simeone’s men finished third last season with 70 points.
- Atleti haven’t lost the league opener in the last 10 seasons, and remain unbeaten at home since the first LaLiga fixture from the 1999/2000 season.
- Koke has played 457 matches for Atleti. He’s fourth in our all-time ranking.
- Our captain netted our last goal in LaLiga.
- Granada finished seventh last season, thus qualifying for Europe for the first time.
- Diego Martínez’s side are top of the league, having won their first two games.
- Roberto Soldado, Luis Milla, Darwin Machís and Yangel Herrera have all scored one goal so far for Granada in LaLiga.
- Darwin Machís has been involved in five goals – scoring two and providing three assists – in the last seven league matches.