Third-placed Atletico Madrid could go top of the La Liga table with a win against arch-rivals Barcelona, led by Lionel Messi. Watch Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona live.
Lionel Messi and Barcelona will aim to continue their two-match winning streak against the high-flying Atletico Madrid in La Liga as club football returns after an international break.
Barcelona beat Real Betis 5-2 in their last La Liga match, with captain Messi scoring twice, including his first goal from open play this season, after coming on at half-time.
The Blaugrana currently sit eighth in La Liga with 11 points from seven games but have two games in hand to make up ground to the teams sitting above them in the table.
Watch Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona on live-streaming in India.
Barca’s hosts for the night Atletico Madrid have enjoyed a fine start to the season. They are the only unbeaten team in the league so far, amassing 17 points from seven games and could go top of the La Liga points table if they win.
The game could have been a reunion for striker Luis Suarez, who joined Atletico in the summer from Barcelona, but the Uruguayan will not play after testing positive for COVID-19.
It could be a blow for Atletico as Suarez has scored five goals, the second-best tally in the La Liga this season. Moreover, they are also missing striker Diego Costa due to a hamstring injury.
Los Rojiblancos will now be banking on youngster Joao Felix to maintain their five-match unbeaten streak, having won four of those and drawn one.
Defending La Liga champions Real Madrid will travel to Villarreal as they look to bounce back after a heavy defeat to Valencia last time out, where they conceded three penalties.
Real Madrid are fourth in the La Liga points table. They could be without talismen Eden Hazard, Casemiro, Karim Benzema and captain Sergio Ramos, who are all out injured.
All times in Indian Standard Time (IST)
Saturday, November 21
Osasuna vs SD Huesca, 1.30 AM IST
Levante vs Elche, 6.30 PM IST
Villarreal vs Real Madrid, 8.45 PM IST
Sevilla vs Celta Vigo, 11:00 PM IST
Sunday, November 22
Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, 1.30 AM IST
Eibar vs Getafe, 6.30 PM IST
Cadiz vs Real Sociedad, 8.45 PM IST
Granada vs Real Valladolid, 11:00 PM IST
Monday, November 23
Deportivo Alaves vs Valencia, 1.30 AM IST
Tuesday, November 24
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Betis, 1.30 AM IST
All the La Liga 2020-21 season matches, including Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, will be live-streamed for free in India on the official La Liga Facebook page.
La Liga will not be telecast on any TV channels in India.