Why Atlético Madrid’s plans have been disrupted 48 hours before Celta Vigo clash

Thursday’s heavy rain in the Spanish capital has affected Atlético Madrid’s plans ahead of this weekend’s league game against Celta Vigo. report AS. The team was scheduled to train from 6 pm local time, but it was not possible as weather conditions prevented the players from taking to the pitch and the session had to be held under cover in the gym. Head coach Diego Simeone will have to fine-tune his idea for Vigo in just one training session, tomorrow.

For Thursday’s session, Griezmann, Savic and Oblak, who had the day off on Wednesday, were scheduled to return, as well as De Paul and Molina, although the latter two at a slower pace after having flown in from South America where they were on international duty. The right-back, however, did not play a single minute against Peru, and is still struggling with a knock.

Thus, Simeone has not been able to test an eleven for the match at Balaídos.

Atlético Madrid’s possible XI vs Celta

Oblak – Llorente, Azpilicueta, Witsel, Hermoso, Samuel Lino – Barrios, Koke, Saúl – Griezmann, Morata.

Kieran Quaile | GSFN

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