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Atletico looking for long-awaited derby win

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Atletico Madrid captain Gabi believes his side have a great opportunity to end their hoodoo against neighbours Real Madrid when they host the Spanish champions this weekend. 

Atletico Madrid forward Radamel Falcao celebrates scoring against Valencia on March 31, 2013. Atletico have not won a Madrid derby since 1999, but have rarely had a better opportunity as Real are expected to rest plenty of first-team regulars with Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second-leg against Borussia Dortmund in mind.

Atletico have not won a Madrid derby since 1999, but have rarely had a better opportunity as Real are expected to rest plenty of first-team regulars with Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second-leg against Borussia Dortmund in mind.

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