Except for a last minute twist, Diego Simeone, the coach of the Atlético de Madrid, already has his eleven defined for the duel for the League in Valladolid, as he insisted on Thursday with his tests, with the same alignment on Wednesday, at 5-3-2 and with the only novelty of Jose Maria Gimenez.
The Uruguayan center-back, who regains ownership after three consecutive games without minutes due to annoyances suffered four days ago against the Elche, will replace the loss of Stefan savic, the leader of the defense of Athletic during this season and that he will miss the clash in the Jose Zorrilla for five yellow cards.
It is the only variation, according to the tests, that the Argentine coach proposes with respect to the line-up that he composed last Sunday in the comeback against the Osasuna in the Metropolitan Wanda (2-1), once the rest are the same, regardless of changing the position of Saúl Ñíguez, who will initially act as a lane.
On the other side will be Kieran trippier, although this Thursday he only did the tactical rehearsals with the group. Then he exercised on the sidelines. The rest of the eleven will be made up of the goalkeeper Jan Oblak, the centrals Felipe Monteiro Y Beautiful mario; midfielders Marcos Llorente placeholder image Y Koke Resurrection; and the attackers Yannick Carrasco, Angel Correa Y Luis Suarez, which will be the ‘9’ of reference.
Did not train Renan lodi, who retired before his teammates from Wednesday’s training session and did not take to the grass this Thursday. The club has not reported any injury to the Brazilian side, in the absence of one more training session, this Friday, before moving to Valladolid to play the league title.
Is already discarded Thomas lemar, due to the myotendinous injury in the left thigh suffered against the Barcelona in the Camp Nou and that it has separated him from the two previous meetings against the Real society and the Osasuna.