Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: how and where to watch - times, TV, online

All the info you need on how, where and when to watch the LaLiga derby fixture between Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid on 7 March, 2021.

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: how and where to watch - times, TV, online

Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid will contest the 168th LaLiga derby at the Metropolitano on Sunday, a game that could go some way to deciding the outcome of the 2020-21 title race. The pressure on this occasion is squarely on the shoulders of Diego Simeone with Atlético having seen a significant advantage at the top of the table whittled away in recent weeks. Madrid’s injury issues and the previous gap between the city rivals has allowed Zinedine Zidane’s side to quietly climb the standings in the absence of any genuine expectationamong the Bernabéu faithful.

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid live online: LaLiga 2020-21

LaLiga title race on the line

Now, though, Madrid are five points adrift – themselves missing a chance to reduce that deficit in midweek against Real Sociedad – and victory on Sunday will blow the battle wide open. Also preying on Simeone’s mind will be the steady rise of Barcelona, who have embarked on a run of nine wins in 10 Liga outings to come up on Atleti’s blindside. Should Barça beat Osasuna on Saturday evening they will be two points behind Simeone’s side when the derby kicks off. LaLiga fans in the USA/Puerto Rico can enjoy both games via Fanatiz.

Recent history also favours the visitors in the Metropolitano. Real Madrid have not lost over the course of the nine last Liga derby meetings, condemning Simeone to his longest run without a victory during his Atlético career. The Rojiblancos have failed to find the net in their last three meetings with Real Madrid - only once in the history of the fixture have Atlético gone four league derbies without a goal.

That said, Madrid are hardly firing on all cylinders and have scored a single goal in each of their last three fixtures in all competitions as Zidane contends with an injury crisis that has left his bench filled with Castilla players in recent weeks. The form and availability of both Luis Suárez and Karim Benzema could be key on Sunday with the Uruguayan enduring a barren patch in front of goal and the Frenchman included after passing a late fitness test.

What time does the Atlético-Real Madrid game kick off?

The LaLiga fixture between Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid will kick off at the Metropolitano in Madrid on Sunday 7 March, 2021, at the local time of 16:15 CEST.

That's 15:15 in the UK, 10:15 ET and 07:15 PT.

Where can I watch Atlético-Real Madrid?

If the match is available in your country, you can click here to see what channels will show the Atlético-Real Madrid game.

United Kingdom: Premier Player HD, LaLigaTV

United States: beIN SPORTS en Español, Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS

Is the Atlético-Real Madrid game available online?

The Madrid derby is available in most nations through the rights holders’ online platform, if they have one. The best option is to check who is showing the game in your country and if they have an online service or Ios/Android app to watch it on.

For example, Fanatiz is a dedicated streaming platform in the US and in the UK, Premier Player has a streaming service. Movistar + in Spain are showing the LaLiga games.

Atlético-Real Madrid live on AS English

You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.