Diego Pablo Simeone, coach of the
Atlético de Madrid
, you already have at your disposal one of the best weapons you have. Before him Athletic Bilbao, the mattress coach already had Luis Suarez, after several weeks out due to injury.
But he did not come with so much margin to that clash that he was a starter. Something that will happen before him Elche this next weekend. The Uruguayan will once again command the attack of the Atlético de Madrid.
The rojiblanco team had the loss of the Uruguayan, the team’s top scorer, for the appointments against him Betis, Eibar Y Huesca. Fortunately, companions like Carrasco, strap or Llorente, they made up for that empty scorer. But it is clear that for the remaining five finals it is essential to have Lewis
But not only with his presence, but with his highest level. And it is that nobody doubts that the great streak of the South American coincided with the greater advantage of points of the Athletic at the front of the table. That streak of 11 goals in eight games, which were from the game against him Elche and that culminated in the clash before him Celtic, placed the team of Simeone with 11 points of advantage over the Barça and the Real Madrid.
Now to Athletic He has five finals remaining to be able to fight The league and the Uruguayan needs to regain his best level. Especially since just around the corner is the game against him FC Barcelona, in the Camp
Nou, where the title of The league.
Simeone He hopes that for that crash, the Uruguayan is sufficiently shot, because he had been out of circulation for almost a month. On San Mamés it was noticed. We are talking about a 34-year-old player and that is also noticeable when it comes to finding that high point of performance. It is not as simple as in other younger footballers.
COUNT YOUR GAMES BEFORE THE ELCHE BY GOALS
In the case of the next rival of the Atlético de Madrid, the Elche, is a rival who is especially good at it. He counts his games against the Elche team by victories and goals.
On Cup, with the Barça, marked him 4-0 on 14/15. And in the shock of the first round, already with him Athletic, he scored two goals to the Elche team in 3-1 that occurred in the Metropolitan Wanda.