Diego Simeone, coach of the Atlético de Madrid, he insisted this Thursday with his test of the eleven of the previous day for the game against him Betis, with a single exception regarding Wednesday: the entry of Felipe Monteiro by Jose Maria Gimenez, the doubt of the alignment of the Argentine technician.
Depleted by the losses of Marcos Llorente and Luis Suárez, two men fixed in his scheme, apart from the team’s best scorers this season, who miss the clash due to a cycle of five yellow cards -the Uruguayan also adds a muscle injury-, Simeone this Thursday he repeated almost all his idea to put together the eleven.
For example, from midfield forward, with Angel Correa as a forward accompanied byr Joao Felix, back to the competition after two games of absence – one due to suspension and another due to a blow to the ankle, and Thomas lemar, seconded in turn by Koke Resurrection and Hector Herrera, those chosen for the middle center, from which it would come Saúl Ñíguez, who was a starter against Sevilla and who aims to substitute this Sunday at the Benito Villamarín stadium.
He also repeated in four of the five defense positions: on the lanes, with Yannick Carrasco and Kieran trippier, and in two of the three centrals, with Stefan savic to the right and with Beautiful mario on the left.
The only variation was in the center, with the entry of Felipe Monteiro by Gimenez in that demarcation. The day before, on Wednesday, it was the other way around, with which the choice for one or the other arises as the doubt today of the configuration that the coach plans for the visit to Betis, in which, in addition to the casualties of Luis Suarez and Llorente, Simeone does not have Geoffrey kondogbia, for five yellows, nor Moussa Dembélé, in medical follow-up and with individualized training due to the slight drop in blood pressure that caused him to faint 16 days ago.
He also did not train this Thursday with the groupor Víctor Machín, ‘Vitolo‘, Doubt for the duel for some muscular discomfort.