Feb 24, 2013 at 6pm UK at ​Vicente Calderon Stadium
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
1-0
Espanyol
Falcao (38' pen.)
Tiago (33'), Gabi (34'), Turan (56'), Courtois (90')
Gabi (45')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Forlin (6'), Casilla (14'), Stuani (34'), Moreno (37'), Colotto (58'), Longo (79'), Sánchez (90')

Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Espanyol

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone during the Europa League match against Rubin Kazan on February 14, 2013
© PA Photos
Sports Mole looks ahead to tomorrow's La Liga meeting between Atletico Madrid and Espanyol at the Vicente Calderon.

Atletico Madrid will be looking to atone for elimination from the Europa League when they take on Espanyol at the Vicente Calderon.

Los Colchoneros' defence of the trophy ended against Rubin Kazan, despite them winning 1-0 in Russia.

Diego Simeone's men are second in the table, but have seen their lead over city rivals Real Madrid cut to four points.

Meanwhile, 12th-placed Espanyol currently top the form table in Spain having taken 16 points from the last 18 available.

Last week's 1-0 win over Real Betis was their third in a row.

Recent form

Atletico: WWLWLW

Espanyol: WWDWWW

Possible lineups

Atletico: Asenjo; Juanfran, Godin, Diaz, Luis; Suarez, Tiago; Rodriguez, Turan; Adrian; Falcao

Espanyol: Casilla; Colotto, Moreno, Capdevilla, Forlin; Simao, Verdu, Sanchez, Lopez; Garcia, Stuani

Sports Mole says: 1-0

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