Atlético Madrid host Celta Vigo at the Estadio Metropolitano this evening with kick-off scheduled at 9pm local time.
Diego Simeone is expected to rotate his squad around following their victory against Porto in their first game of the Champions League this season. Key players such as João Félix and Koke are expected to be rested, allowing for the likes of Ángel Correa and Rodrigo De Paul to start.
José Maria Giménez is suffering from lower back pain, which could give Felipe the opportunity to be in the starting XI for the first time this season.
As it was reported this morning, there is still doubt over whether Jan Oblak can start. Therefore Ivo Grbić may start between the sticks instead of the Slovenian.
Despite Oblak’s situation, AS predict that Simeone will field the following starting XI vs Celta Vigo: Jan Oblak – Nahuel Molina, Felipe, Axel Witsel, Mario Hermoso, Saúl Ñíguez – Rodrigo De Paul, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Thomas Lemar – Ángel Correa, Álvaro Morata.