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Atletico can grace new home with victory

Malaga are in poor form

Antoine Griezmann (right) celebrates with Atletico Madrid teammate Fernando Torres
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Levante v Valencia Midday
These neighbours and rivals have started the season in identical fashion – 1-0 wins followed by a pair of draws – so find themselves bedfellows on five points.

Valencia's fixture list has been the tougher, however, with their draws coming against the Madrid giants, though home advantage seems to be significant in this eagerly-awaited derby showdown.

Steve Davies's recommendation
Draw
1pt 23-10 general

Key stat
The away side have failed to win any of the last nine Valencia derbies.

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Atletico Madrid v Malaga 7.45pm
Atletico Madrid will play their first game at their new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium and they can celebrate a new lease of life by defeating an out-of-sorts Malaga.

Diego Simeone’s troops have already dropped points at Girona and Valencia but they couldn’t ask for easier opponents to visit their new home than Malaga, who have suffered three straight league defeats and won just two of their last 23 away games.

Aaron Ashley's recommendation
Atletico Madrid -1 on handicap
1pt 4-5 Betfair

Key stat
Atletico won both of last season's meetings by two goals.

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