With just La Liga to focus on, can Atlético Madrid start to build some momentum?
Last Sunday, los Colchoneros enjoyed an impressive victory over Osasuna at El Sadar, with the forgotten man, Saúl Ñíguez, firing home a spectacular winner.
This means Diego Simeone’s side have secured back-to-back wins for the first time since mid-October, so remain fourth, three points clear of Villarreal and Real Betis.
Here, Atleti will be looking to continue their frankly remarkable record against Getafe.
After Simeone’s appointment in December 2011, Getafe failed to score in 19 meetings with Atleti, a sequence they finally ended in September 2021.
However, this came in a 2-1 win for Atleti, who’ve won both subsequent meetings too, 4-3 and 3-0.
Right now, Quique Sánchez Flores’ side are in trouble, starting the weekend above only Elche in the table.
Azulones have lost all four La Liga matches in 2023, most-recently beaten 1-0 by Real Betis, courtesy of a late penalty.
Everything points towards a home victory at Cívitas Metropolitano in this Madrid derby.