- Atletico Madrid: Augusto Fernandez, Juanfran, Sime Vrsaljko (all injured).
- Villarreal CF: Sergio Asenjo, Victor Ruiz, Denis Cheryshev (all injured).
Atletico (3rd, 68 pts):
-Atletico have embarked on an unbeaten run since defeat at the hands of FC Barcelona on Matchday 24, racking up seven wins and two draws in that spell.
- Antoine Griezmann is the in-form man for Los Rojiblancos. Last time out, the Frenchman fired the team to victory at RCD Espanyol and his tally for the season stands at 15 goals, making him the club's leading marksman.
Villarreal (5th, 57 pts):
- "We're capable of winning at the Vicente Calderon," stated Villarreal coach Fran Escriba in his pre-match press conference. The visitors have already got the better of Atleti this season, running out 3-0 winners when the two sides met back in December.
- Six of Villarreal's 16 victories so far this campaign have come on the road, with their most recent away success at Real Betis on Matchday 30.
Getting to the Vicente Calderon
Address: 67 Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto, Madrid
Metro: Line 5 (Piramides)
Bus: 17, 18, 23, 34, 35, 36, 50, 116, 62, 118 and 119.
Stadium location here