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FC Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid 11/21/2020 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

FC Barcelona meets Atletico Madrid on 11/21/2020 at 3:00PM

FC Barcelona meets Atletico Madrid in a regular season match. FC Barcelona with a record of 3-2-2 this season comes into this game with a 1-1-1 record on the road. Atletico Madrid is 5-2-0 this season and is 3-1-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for FC Barcelona and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against FC Barcelona.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Atletico Madrid and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Atletico Madrid won and now turns their attention to FC Barcelona at home in friendly territory.

The FC Barcelona Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Barcelona

Sergio Busquets MF

Sergio Busquets has 0 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Sergio Busquets was ranked #402 in shots attempted this season. Sergio Busquets has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Sergio Busquets has 0 goals scored this season. Sergio Busquets was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Sergio Busquets has 0 assists this season. Sergio Busquets was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Sergio Busquets has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Busquets has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Ansu Fati FW

As a shooter, Ansu Fati had 14 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Ansu Fati was ranked #260 in shots attempted this season. Ansu Fati has 7 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Ansu Fati was ranked #8 in shots on goal this season.

Ansu Fati has 4 goals scored this season. Ansu Fati was ranked #8 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Barcelona teammates, Ansu Fati had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Ansu Fati was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Ansu Fati has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ansu Fati has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Antoine Griezmann FW

Antoine Griezmann has 10 shots fired this season. Antoine Griezmann was ranked #279 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Antoine Griezmann had 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #99 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Antoine Griezmann has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Antoine Griezmann was ranked #31 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Barcelona teammates, Antoine Griezmann had 1 assists this season. Antoine Griezmann was ranked #60 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Antoine Griezmann has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Antoine Griezmann has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Frenkie de Jong MF

Frenkie de Jong has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Frenkie de Jong was ranked #216 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Frenkie de Jong had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Frenkie de Jong was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Frenkie de Jong had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Frenkie de Jong was ranked #288 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Barcelona teammates, Frenkie de Jong had 0 assists this season. Frenkie de Jong was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Frenkie de Jong has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Frenkie de Jong has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Lionel Messi FW,MF

As a shooter, Lionel Messi had 29 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Lionel Messi was ranked #179 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Lionel Messi had 14 shots on target this season. He was ranked #127 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Lionel Messi has 3 goals scored this season. Lionel Messi was ranked #16 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Barcelona teammates, Lionel Messi had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Lionel Messi was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Lionel Messi has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Lionel Messi has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Pedri MF,FW

As a shooter, Pedri had 3 shots fired this season. Pedri was ranked #157 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Pedri has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Pedri was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Pedri had 1 goals this season. Pedri was ranked #80 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Barcelona teammates, Pedri had 0 assists this season. Pedri was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Pedri has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Pedri has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Gerard Piqué DF

As a shooter, Gerard Piqué had 3 shots fired this season. Gerard Piqué was ranked #157 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gerard Piqué had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Gerard Piqué was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season.

Gerard Piqué has 0 goals scored this season. Gerard Piqué was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Barcelona teammates, Gerard Piqué had 0 assists this season. Gerard Piqué was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Gerard Piqué has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gerard Piqué has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Francisco Trincão FW,MF

Francisco Trincão has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Francisco Trincão was ranked #31 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Francisco Trincão had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Francisco Trincão has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Francisco Trincão was ranked #288 in goals this season. Francisco Trincão has 0 assists this season. Francisco Trincão was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Francisco Trincão has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Francisco Trincão has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 0 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in La Liga action.

The Atletico Madrid Roster

The Players to Watch for the Atletico Madrid

Ángel Correa MF,FW

Ángel Correa has 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Ángel Correa was ranked #7 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ángel Correa had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Ángel Correa had 1 goals this season. Ángel Correa was ranked #80 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Ángel Correa has 4 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Ángel Correa was ranked #1 in assists this season.

Ángel Correa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ángel Correa has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

João Félix FW

As a shooter, João Félix had 16 shots fired this season. João Félix was ranked #253 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but João Félix had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, João Félix was ranked #20 in shots on goal this season.

João Félix has 5 goals scored this season. João Félix was ranked #3 in goals this season in the LaLiga. João Félix has 2 assists this season. João Félix was ranked #16 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

João Félix has 1 Yellow Cards this season. João Félix has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Koke MF

As a shooter, Koke had 3 shots fired this season. Koke was ranked #157 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Koke had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Koke has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Koke was ranked #288 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atletico Madrid teammates, Koke had 0 assists this season. Koke was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Koke has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Koke has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Marcos Llorente FW,MF

As a shooter, Marcos Llorente had 8 shots fired this season. Marcos Llorente was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Marcos Llorente has 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Marcos Llorente was ranked #20 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Marcos Llorente had 3 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Marcos Llorente was ranked #16 in goals this season. Marcos Llorente has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Marcos Llorente was ranked #16 in assists this season.

Marcos Llorente has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Marcos Llorente has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Kieran Trippier DF

As a shooter, Kieran Trippier had 1 shots fired this season. Kieran Trippier was ranked #315 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kieran Trippier had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Kieran Trippier has 0 goals scored this season. Kieran Trippier was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Kieran Trippier has 1 assists this season. Kieran Trippier was ranked #60 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Kieran Trippier has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kieran Trippier has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Felipe DF

Felipe has 3 shots fired this season. Felipe was ranked #157 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Felipe had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Felipe had 0 goals this season. Felipe was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Felipe has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Felipe was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Felipe has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Felipe has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Stefan Savić DF

Stefan Savić has 1 shots fired this season. Stefan Savić was ranked #315 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Stefan Savić had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Stefan Savić has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Stefan Savić was ranked #288 in goals this season. Stefan Savić has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Stefan Savić was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Stefan Savić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Stefan Savić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Luis Suárez FW

As a shooter, Luis Suárez had 22 shots fired this season. Luis Suárez was ranked #182 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Luis Suárez has 8 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Luis Suárez was ranked #4 in shots on goal this season.

Luis Suárez has 5 goals scored this season. Luis Suárez was ranked #3 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atletico Madrid teammates, Luis Suárez had 1 assists this season. Luis Suárez was ranked #60 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Luis Suárez has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Luis Suárez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

FC Barcelona Team Stats

The FC Barcelona Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Barcelona was able to score 1.57 goals. FC Barcelona is ranked #3 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. FC Barcelona scored those goals off assists 73.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.14 assists. FC Barcelona has a ranking of #3 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Barcelona was able to score at a 0.30 rate on their shots on target. Is FC Barcelona a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #10 in La Liga in shooting percentage.

FC Barcelona attempted 5.29 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. FC Barcelona has a #1 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. FC Barcelona attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 40.7 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. FC Barcelona has a #1 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

FC Barcelona Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Barcelona was able to hold opponents to 1.0 goals. This puts FC Barcelona is ranked #10 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.57 shots were saved by FC Barcelona goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. FC Barcelona is ranked #14 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

FC Barcelona goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 76.0% of the time. This puts FC Barcelona ranks #6 in the league in saves rate. FC Barcelona goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 28.6% of the time. FC Barcelona is ranked #14 in clean sheet rate in the league.

FC Barcelona Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, FC Barcelona had 1.71 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts FC Barcelona in the top 78 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Barcelona had 7.43 interceptions. FC Barcelona is in the top 95 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. FC Barcelona has committed 0.14 fouls per 90 minutes of action. FC Barcelona is in the top 88 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Barcelona drew 9.29 fouls. FC Barcelona is in the top 100 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. FC Barcelona had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 15.43 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Barcelona in the top 90 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Atletico Madrid Team Stats

The Atletico Madrid Offensive Stats and Metrics

Atletico Madrid scored 2.29 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Atletico Madrid in a ranking of #1 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atletico Madrid was able to score 1.86 goals off assists. Atletico Madrid has a ranking of #1 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atletico Madrid was able to score at a 0.47 rate on their shots on target. Is Atletico Madrid a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #2 in La Liga in shooting percentage.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Atletico Madrid attempts 4.86 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Atletico Madrid has a #2 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Atletico Madrid attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 36.2 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Atletico Madrid has a #2 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Atletico Madrid Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atletico Madrid was able to hold opponents to 0.29 goals. Atletico Madrid is #1 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.57 shots were saved by Atletico Madrid goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Atletico Madrid in a ranking of #14 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Atletico Madrid goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 92.0% of the time. Atletico Madrid goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #1 in shots saved percentage. Atletico Madrid goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 71.4% of the time. This puts Atletico Madrid at #1 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Atletico Madrid Utility Stats

Atletico Madrid tried 2.43 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atletico Madrid in the top 55 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Atletico Madrid has successfully intercepted 11.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. Atletico Madrid is in the top 60 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Atletico Madrid has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atletico Madrid in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Atletico Madrid drew 13.57 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Atletico Madrid is in the top 60 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Atletico Madrid had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 11.86 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atletico Madrid in the top 25 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

FC Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: FC Barcelona 1 Atletico Madrid 2

Moneyline Pick: Atletico Madrid +206 matchbook