Football Predictions

Levante vs Atletico Madrid live stream & team news: Simeone looks for balance in his defence

By Harry Edwards

Levante vs Atletico Madrid live stream & team news: How to watch La Liga online

Published: 12:36, 27 October 2021

Atletico Madrid will be hoping they can remain in La Liga’s top four when they travel to Levante on Thursday at 8:30pm (UK time).

Diego Simeone’s side are currently fourth after coming from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Real Sociedad at the weekend, remaining three points behind the early La Liga leaders. But Atleti aren’t comfortable in the top four, level on points with Real Betis and Osasuna, while only two points clear of eighth-placed Rayo Vallecano. Levante, meanwhile, have had a torrid start to the new campaign and are still awaiting their first league win, with five draws and five defeats from their opening 10 games – sitting 19th.


Levante vs Atletico Madrid live stream:

Thursday’s game is on Bet365’s live-stream schedule for readers with an account. Those without a bet365 account who are over 18 and Gamble Aware need only follow three simple steps to watch Levante v Atletico Madrid online*:

  1. Visit their sign-up page (here’s a link)
  2. Set up and fund a new account
  3. Go to ‘In Play’ section, select the game you want to watch and click the play button symbol
*Please note that Ts&Cs and geo-restrictions apply, meaning readers in certain countries will be unable to live stream certain games for reasons to do with broadcasting rights. Users must have a funded account or placed a bet in the last 24 hours. All odds and offers within this article are accurate at the time of writing (12:35, 27/10/2021). 18+ only, BeGambleAware.

Where to watch Levante vs Atletico Madrid on TV:

  • UK: LaLigaTV
  • US: EPSN+

This promotion is only valid for new UK QuinnBet customers aged 18 years and over who have yet to avail of a QuinnBet Welcome Offer. Customers can also avail of a QuinnCasino Welcome Offer. To activate your Sportsbook 50% Back as a Free Bet up to £25 and 10 Free Spins, deposit and bet on any Sportsbook markets of your choice at odds of evens (2.00) or greater. At least 3 bets (on different selections) must be placed to qualify for 50% back, 2 of which must be 50% in value of the largest bet you place. Provided you place at least 1 bet of £10 or greater at minimum odds evens (2.00) or greater you’re guaranteed a £5 Free Bet and 20 Free Spins either way. Sportsbook losses are calculated from the time of your first settled bet until 23:59 the same day. Only settled bets from the first day of Sportsbook bets qualify for inclusion. Casino losses qualify separately under QuinnCasino 50% Cashback Welcome Offer. If at the end of the day (23:59) your account has losses overall, you will get 50% back as a free bet up to a maximum of £25 plus 20 Free Spins. Customers who qualify for this Sportsbook Welcome Offer are also entitled to qualify for a QuinnCasino Welcome offer. Customers who deposit using Neteller/Skrill do not qualify for this offer.

Bet £10 and get £30 in free bets T&Cs apply

18+ only. New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply. Full terms apply. BeGambleAware.

18+ only. New customers using Promo code H30 only. T&Cs apply.

Claim Here
Get up to £100 in bet credits T&Cs apply

18+ only. New customers only. Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. BeGambleAware.

18+ only. T&Cs apply.

Claim Here
£20 in Free Bets when you place a £5 bet T&Cs apply

18+ only. New customers only. First single & e/w bet only. Odds of 1/1 or greater. 2 x £10 bet tokens. Free bet stakes not included in returns. Free bets exclude virtuals. Free bets are non withdrawable. No free bet expiry. Eligibility restrictions and further T&Cs apply. Begambleaware.org

18+ only. New customers only. T&Cs apply.

Claim Here

Levante vs Atletico Madrid previous line-ups and team news:

  • Levante (vs Sevilla): Fernandez; Miramon, Vezo, Mustafi*, Clerc; Radoja; De Frutos, Melero, Martinez, Morales; Soldado.
  • Atletico Madrid (vs Real Sociedad): Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Hermoso, Lodi; Lemar*, Koke, De Paul; Griezmann, Suarez, Felix.

Shkodran Mustafi will miss out for the hosts after suffering an injury early on in the defeat to Sevilla at the weekend, with Jose Campana, Sergio Postigo and Roger Marti also expected to be absent. Atleti are without Thomas Lemar who joins Marcos Llorente and Stefan Savic on the sidelines while Geoffrey Kondogbia is a doubt.

Simeone laments Atleti’s defence after conceding five goals in two games

Simeone’s Atleti have become synonymous with defending. That’s not to say they are purely a defensive team, but they have perfected the art of defending, being tough for opponents to break down – and tough to beat as a result.

En route to winning the title last season, Atleti had the best defence in La Liga, conceding 25 goals in their 38 matches but that has not been the case this year. In nine La Liga matches so far this season, Atleti have conceded eight goals, with Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao (both six) having better defences at this early stage. Adding in the Champions League, Atleti have conceded 12 in 12 with five coming in their past two matches – both at home.

First, Liverpool put three past them at the Wanda Metropolitano in a 3-2 Champions League win before Real Sociedad took a 2-0 lead before eventually holding on for a 2-2 draw. And Simeone has asked his team to find the balance between defence and attack, having also scored four goals in those two matches.

“Yes, it’s worrying. It worries us and we have to improve as soon as possible,” he told reporters of Atleti’s defending.

“The team scores goals with one, two or three strikers. We can score, but there has to be balance.

“Felipe looked fantastic to me. In the three games, he has been our best player. The team needs to defend in a block to improve our numbers.”

More live stream options:

✕︎

Sign up to the Best Football Offers

A valid email is required.

Invalid e-mail.

Yes I am over 18.
Yes, I would like to receive email updates on exciting offers from squawka.com. For more info on how we and our partners process your data, see Privacy and Cookie Policies.
You need to confirm that you are over 18 and that you want to receive updates.

*By subscribing you are confirming that you are over 18 years of age.

*All emails include an unsubscribe link, where you can opt out any time. *Please see our privacy and cookies policy..

x

Newsletter error

Black Friday Deals