The opponents met five times in all rivalries last term, incorporating the European confrontation in Lisbon, which Los Blancos won 4-1 after additional time.
Date: Aug 19, 2014Place: Avenida de Concha Espina, Madrid
Carlo Ancelotti's side likewise ended up a winner when the clubs crashed in the Copa del Rey - running out 5-0 total champs in the semi-finals before beating Barcelona in the last - however Atletico had the edge in La Liga, taking four focuses off Real on their approach to winning the title.
The European champions got where they exited off last season by seeing off Sevilla in the Super Cup a week ago and Atleti have likewise got their involved some preseason flatware as of now by winning the Ramon de Carranza Trophy.
While Madrid's win in Cardiff speaks to a greater accomplishment than Atletico's nearby season triumphs against any semblance of Wolfsburg, Cadiz and Sampdoria, midfielder Mario Suarez feels that his partners can expand on keep going season's energy - beginning in Tuesday's first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu.
"We play each diversion like its our last. Each diversion is critical. The group played well and we felt great [against Sampdoria]," said the Atleti star.
"On Tuesday we need to play for an essential title against our long-term rival and we'll confront it as we generally do. We'll go to win and everybody knows it. It will be exceptionally troublesome."