Relegation strugglers welcome Champions League hopefuls
|Almeria: Alves; Juanito, Henrique, Rodriguez, Michel; Bernardello, M'Bami, Crusat, Feghouli; Ortiz, Vargas
|Atletico: De Gea; Lopez, Godin, Dominguez, Ujfalusi; Tiago, Koke, Assuncao, Reyes; Aguero, Forlan
- Almeria have never lost a home game to Atletico in La Liga. From three meetings, their record is two draws and a win.
- Those three meetings have seen only three goals scored.
- Almeria are the only side in La Liga that have failed to keep a single clean sheet at home this season.
- Atletico are currently on their best undefeated run of the season, having not lost in their last four games.
- Atletico have used the joint least players this season in La Liga, turning out just 22 different players.
- Conversely, they have not named an unchanged lineup all term.
- Atletico have taken 14 points from their 13 away games this season.
- Over their last six games, both sides have won, drawn and lost two each.
October 31st, 2010: Atletico 1-1 Almeria
A Sergio Aguero tap-in was cancelled out just before half-time by a long range Piatti strike, and with no goals in the second half, Almeria were able to take a point home from a tricky fixture that was dominated by the home side.