Atletico will host city rivals Real Madrid in the derby this Sunday with the game having meaning just for the hosts.

Atletico Madrid are under pressure to return to winning ways and have an uphill battle when they travel to second place Sevilla.

The hosts are eight points behind runaway La Liga leaders Real Madrid with 34 points.

While Atletico dropped out of the top three and are currently in fourth with 29 points after two successive defeats.

Sevilla have won four of their last five domestic matches, including victories over Cordoba and Andratx in the Copa del Rey.

Sevilla have not finished higher than fourth at this level of football since 2009 but could prove to be Real Madrid’s main title rivals this term.

Play here to make your predictions for the clash.

What time does Sevilla vs Atletico start?

The game kicks off at 11pm Kenyan time at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium.

Sevilla vs Atletico team news

Suso, Jesus Navas, and Youssef En-Nesyri are all injured and will not be available for the hosts.

However, Alejandro Gomez has recovered and is expected to return to the squad for the match.

For the visitors, Stefan Savic and Antoine Griezmann are ruled out for the encounter but they could be boosted by the return of Jose Gimenez.

Veteran forward Luis Suarez is also potentially going to feature in the starting XI.

Sevilla vs Atletico head to head

From the 49 matches played between these two sides, they have both won the same number of games (17).

The remaining 15 ties have ended in a stalemate.

Sevilla vs Atletico current form

The hosts have won 3 times in their last five outings, losing once and drawing another.

Atletico on the other hand have lost three times and managed just one win in their last five games.

Sevilla vs Atletico prediction

It is unlikely that this game will have goals in it but with the form that Atleti are on, Sevilla have the edge to take all three points.

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