Atlético de Madrid receives Barcelona at the Metropolitano and all eyes will be on two footballers: Joao Félix and Antoine Griezmann. Duel of sevens. Present and future against the past. The heads and tails of the coin. At the end of the day, two players with very different current situations with respect to the moment they go through in their clubs.
Joao Félix will be the host in this event and the footballer in whom the mattress fans place all their hopes. The Portuguese attacker is sweet this season. The former Benfica player has managed to billiards in the new style of Cholo Simeone and is also smiling with his team, where in each international break he becomes a more important player for his country. Simeone’s new tactical approach is more in line with Joao and s footballe appreciates in each game how the young man of 127 million has begun to excite the rojiblanca parish thanks to his quality.
The big drawback, that Joao Félix will be ‘alone’ against Barcelona after Luis Suárez was positive for coronavirus. The Portuguese-Uruguayan society will not be able to join in a match so important to the interests of Atlético de Madrid and it will be the Portuguese who will lead the mattress attack in which he will be accompanied, predictably, by Carrasco and Correa. The Cholo Simeone men’s garter boot has been quite good and the squad, including Joao, are motivated to achieve great things this year.
Ahead will be an Antoine Griezmann who is living a totally different moment from that of Joao Félix. The Frenchman left Atlético de Madrid to win the Champions League and in his first year as a Barcelona footballer He harvested zero titles and a bad relationship with Leo Messi. Since his arrival, the Argentine did not make things easy for him and these days they have experienced several episodes in which the gap between the two has widened after criticism from Antoine’s former agent or his own uncle, even being rebuked by the fans culés.
In football, Macon is not doing much better either. Griezmann He wanted to take a step forward with his signing for Barcelona, but from being a candidate to win the Ballon d’Or, he has become one more player when he wears the Barça shirt. While at Atlético he was the star and displayed a high level, at Camp Nou he has become one more in a squad in which Messi eclipsed him and others companions, like Ansu Fati, began to win the toast.