Atlético de Madrid
He is already preparing the first of the five ‘finals’ that remain to fight for the title of The league. The most immediate is next Saturday, before the Elche.
The mattress team returned to work this Tuesday after the 2-1 defeat against the Athletic Bilbao with all his footballers except the Croatian Sime Vrsaljko and the captain Jorge ‘Koke’ Resurrection, who had alternative work.
After the rest day, all the players in the first team except for Vrsaljko Y Koke They started the afternoon training this Tuesday, already with their sights set on the next duel against him. Elche, on Saturday at 4.15pm at the Martinez Valero.
The first part of the session had several exercises that included rounds and passing and finishing circuits, and after 40 minutes the footballers who started in the session withdrew. San Mamés. The Montenegrin defender Stefan savic he had retired earlier to train on the sidelines.
The training ended with a small game in a reduced space of the footballers who were substitutes in Bilbao, completed by several homegrown players, in which the level of intensity that the coaching staff led by the Argentine did not drop Diego Pablo Simeone wants to impose his own in this tight end of League.
The rojiblanco team is leader of the classification at the moment, but they know that Barcelona, currently second to two points, wins his postponed match against him grenade which will be played on Thursday at the Camp Nou, will be ahead with an advantage.
Even so, Atlético depends on itself, as it will play against the Barça team on May 8 at the Camp Nou. But first, you must win in the Martinez Valero from Elche, where he will recover the Uruguayan defender Jose Maria Gimenez, which could not be in San Mamés by penalty for having received his fifth yellow against him Huesca.