Atletico Madrid will be battling their rival Real Madrid in the MD35 of La Liga 2021/22, in what the whole world calls: El Derbi.

Los Blancos already claimed the 35th league title, with 4 games to play; but will it make any difference for their away trip to the noisy neighbor from the same city?

Let’s find out our overviews of the game and predictions of this week 35 of Spain La Liga’s game.


After only one season seeing Atletico Madrid crowned the trophy, Real Madrid brought it back to Bernabeu, following the 4-0 victory against Espanyol on MD34.

Atletico had everything to fight for in this season, but it’s too hard for them to keep up with the long journey. From the reigning champions, Diego Simeone’s side now only fights for a spot in the UEFA Champions League.

Standing at 4th with 61 points, Los Colchoneros must play El Derbi like it’s their final, in fact, every game left is a final for them.

Speaking of the Champions League, Real Madrid just pulled another unbelievable show to beat Manchester City 3-1 (AET 6-5) at the semifinal. The road is open for Carlo Ancelotti’s side to complete a double, like Zinedine Zidane did in 2017 with Real Madrid, only greater in terms of the incredibility of their paths.

As for the El Derbi, Real Madrid would want to beat their neighbor, as it’s the matter of honor, like what it has always been about.


El Derbi’s H2H history is currently on the White’s side. These two played the latest 71 games with Real Madrid won 39 among which, 20 draws and only 12 defeats.

Stretching back to 2019, Atletico has been on miserable record against Real. Total 11 goals were scored in those, with 9 for Los Blancos and only 2 for Atleti – an average of 1.83/game.

The previous meeting this season ended up indifferently, as Real beat 2-0 at Bernabeu on 12/12/2021.

In fact, Atleti has not beaten Real once for the last 7 official games in all competitions since 2019. The only time Simeone tasted the victory was at…International Champions Cup, when Atleti smashed Real 7-3 in the game having 2 red cards for both sides.

Current form

Atlético Madrid: LDWLW

Bilbao 2-0 Atletico

Atletico 0-0 Granada

Atletico 2-1 Espanyol

Mallorca 1-0 Atletico

Atletico 4-1 Alaves

Real Madrid: WWWWW

Real 4-0 Espanyol

Osasuna 1-3 Real

Sevilla 2-3 Real

Real 2-0 Getafe


It’s not hard to predict the El Derbi, only based on their current results. However, with determination and motivation, Atleti is thriving harder than Real Madrid.

Additionally, Real could not beat Atleti for the last 2 games at Wanda Metropolitano.

This game can end with a draw, or, a win for Atletico with under 2 goals. LaLiga Expert prediction shares the same ideas about the game’s result.


So, it’s safe to bet Over 1.5 goals for this match.

Atletico 1-0 Real Madrid.