The visitors, Alavés, come to this match after an impressive win over Athletico Madrid, their first win so far. So their spirit is high. On the other hand, the hosts, Athletico Clube, are struggling to register positive results. However, they have registered 2 wins, 4 draws, and 1 loss. Though they were held to a 1-1 draw against Valencia's 10 men, they are a better team in this matchup.