The storm Filomena puts Atlético-Athletic at risk

He Atlético de Madrid and the Athletic Bilbao They must meet on Saturday at 4.15 pm in the Metropolitan. And we say must, because the party The storm Filomena that this weekend will pass through Spain puts the league day at risk, and also the clash between the two rojiblancos teams.


In Madrid capital, a red alert has been decreed since the afternoon of this Friday and in several points of it up to 20 centimeters of snow can accumulate. Predictions say that it will not stop snowing until early Sunday morning.

Waiting for what happens, Atlético de Madrid maintains its work plan. The mattress team will train this Friday morning at the Majadahonda Sports City and then, Diego Simeone will offer the call for the meeting.

The snow is expected to fall with more intensity from 3 pm in the afternoon, so there should be no problem for Cholo and his men to prepare for the game relatively normally. For his part, Athletic He plans to travel to Madrid this Friday afternoon and stay focused.

At the Wanda Metropolitano they are prepared, with all the necessary equipment to remove the snow that falls and take care of the grass so that, as far as possible, it is in good condition.


The two clubs, with a tight schedule, hope that the match can be played on Saturday. One option that LaLiga already contemplates, both for this commitment for the rest of those who are scheduled for Saturday, is that it be played on Sunday, and those who have to play on Tuesday, also delay their game one day.