Diego Simeone’s side are firmly in this season’s La Liga title race and will take on Real Sociedad next in what could be a tricky fixture
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Atleti won 10 of the first 12 games in 2020-21 before coming crashing down to earth with a 2-0 defeat at the hands of local rivals Real Madrid in December.
How to watch Real society vs Atletico Madrid on US TV
Atletico Madrid currently sits at the top of La Liga, but only thanks to goal difference over Real Madrid.
Real Sociedad is also hanging around the top of the table, just three points behind Atletico and Real.
As a result, this game could have huge title implications, with Simeone looking to secure three points and open up a six-point gap between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad.
Superstar Joao Felix is a major doubt, while Jose Gimenez could also be ruled out as he attempts to prove his fitness.
Diego Costa is back in contention after making his return in the game against Elche at the weekend.
Sociedad will definitely be without the services of Adnan Januzaj, David Silva and Mikel Oyarzabal, and have a number of other injury concerns to deal with.
Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid can be streamed in the US through Fanatiz with a 7-day free trial and kicks off at 10:45am PT and 1:45pm ET.
Atletico Madrid on US TV in La Liga
|Date||Time (US PT / ET)||Game||Stream|
|December 22||10:45 am/1:45pm||Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid||fanatic|
|December 30||10:15am/1:15pm||Atletico Madrid vs Getafe||fanatic|
|January 3||7:15am/10:15am||Alaves vs Atletico Madrid||fanatic|
|January 9||7:15am/10:15am||Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Club||fanatic|
|January 12||12:30 pm/3:30pm||Atletico Madrid vs Sevilla||fanatic|
Atletico Madrid in La Liga table
Just goal difference separates the top two teams in La Liga at this early stage of the season.
After a slow start, Real Madrid have caught up with Atletico Madrid, while a couple of poor results has seen Real Sociedad slip down from first.
Atletico, however, have two extra games to play, which could prove crucial in the title race.
Simeone’s side face some tricky fixtures over the next few weeks with a packed scheduled over Christmas and into the new year.