Bet Live on The Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid vs. Atletico MadridPublished August 19, 2014 by Amir G
Bet live on Spanish football as Real Madrid hosts Atletico Madrid for the first leg of the 2014 Spanish Super Cup (10pm UK time).
Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu is the venue for tonight's Spanish Super Cup first leg as the home team hosts Atletico Madrid for a replay of last season's Champions League final (10pm UK time). Both teams will be eager to begin the new La Liga season with the coveted trophy.
Real Madrid Coming in Hot
Real Madrid will be coming in hot for today's match having won the 2014 UEFA Super Cup last week after beating Sevilla 2-0. It'll be interesting to see the performance by Real's new acquisitions including Germany's Toni Kroos and Colombia's World Cup star James Rodriguez. With other key players the likes of Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, Real is not just a statistical favorite for winning this game.
Looking at the head-to-head records, Real Madrid is the statistical favorite for tonight: Los Blancos have won 32 times against Atletico Madrid, with the neighbors only winning 5 times and the rest of the 10 matches finishing in draws. Last season Real beat Atletico three times and saw them off with one draw and one loss.
Most of the pressure on the pitch will be on Atletico Madrid as the team which is the La Liga reigning champion will be keen to show that their hour has not yet passed. The squad for this season has been changed with key players such as Adrian, Diego, Felipe and Costa; much will be put on the shoulders of new striker Mario Mandzukic who will step into the big shoes left by Diego Costa.
Winner Sports is covering tonight's game with pre-match and in-play betting markets. In full time result, Winner has 13/20 on Real Madrid, 4/1 on Atletico Madrid and 3/1 for a draw. Don't miss this Spanish standoff and log-in Winner Sports tonight!