La Blaugrana will edge three points clear at the top of the table if they can secure a win at the Estadio Metropolitano in the Spanish capital.
Despite very little being created by either side in a tight opening in Madrid, Barcelona seized their only real chance to take the lead on 22 minutes.
Ousmane Dembélé produces a brilliant finish for the Barca opener! 🔵🔴
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Despite Atletico’s protests over a foul against Pedri’s midfield partner Gavi in the build up to the goal, referee Jose Luis Munuera Montero, opted against ruling it out.
Barcelona are aiming for a first league win away at Atletico since 2019 ahead of heading off to Saudi Arabia on midweek Spanish Supercopa duty.