He Atlético de Madrid will close the Sunday session before Valencia at Metropolitan Wanda at 21 hours. The colchoneros want to extend their streak of consecutive victories, already six, against a team that has won one game of the last ten they have played. A real outrage for a team that recently struggled to enter Champions.
The mattresses will once again be entrusted to Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan is on a roll. Six goals in the last six games. The last two goals served to turn the scoreboard against him Eibar in Ipurúa. Has become the leader of the leader. His winning character has been transmitted to a team that has only conceded two draws and one defeat this season in the league.
“Since I spoke by phone with Luis I found what you see in the field”
The other big news will be the return of Koke after serving his penalty match. The great captain returns to give more fluidity to the team’s game. His loss was very noticeable against Eibar. So one of the main doubts will be to see who accompanies him in the double pivot. Saul or Lemar, That is the question. Because Herrera who returns for this game will surely wait for his opportunity on the bench after more than a month in the dry dock.
Preview Atlético – Valencia
They will not be the only doubts there are about the eleven that he will plant Simeone in the countryside. The square next to Luis Suárez is disputed Joao Felix and belt. The Argentine has won the game in recent games but the Portuguese left good feelings in the last game.
“Joao is a footballer we need”
The other big question will be in defense. Mario Hermoso will be a doubt until this Sunday he announces the squad list. Philip and Renan lodi they would compete for the position. The other big casualty will be that of Trippier after the
Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed the injunction while deciding on the matter. Vrsaljko will play in his place.
It will be a special match for Kondogbia. The Frenchman will have to wait for his opportunity from the bench. He left Valencia mid-season to sign for him Athletic and tonight he will meet again with his companions, as already happened in Mestalla. Of course, he has not started the league yet.
More special may be the party for Moussa Dembelé. The French striker arrived a few days ago at Atlético de Madrid from Olympique de Lyon and I might have a few minutes to give Luis Suarez.
And in Valencia
For his part, Valencia arrives at the meeting with the return to the team of Piccini. After its assignment to Atalanta. Although it will not reach the game. The sanction to Wass, together with the doubts of Carlos Soler and Racic could cause the homegrown players Koba or Esquerdo had minutes throughout the game.
“Atlético’s numbers are extraordinary”
Yes, Javi grace he could seek surprise by placing a more defensive team than usual.