Atlético Partidillo: Llorente is still on point and Costa's goal

Atlético had the second training session of the week already thinking about Sunday's match against Athletic. Neither Correa nor Vitolo participated with the group. The first continues with his particular set-up to be in Bilbao, although he did not exercise with the rest of his teammates. Correa was working alone with Óscar Pitillas, one of the recuperators of the Madrid team. It was gradually increasing the workload and it seems that it could reach the league clash. Nor did Vitolo, who retired with discomfort in training on Monday and underwent medical tests.

Simeone continues to rehearse with a possible team to measure the Basque team. The rojiblanco coach arranged a meeting, with official match kits, among its staff. The closest thing to a 'real' party. It lasted 45 minutes and ended with 1-0 in favor of the holders, Diego Costa's goal.

Cholo put Oblak in eleven; Trippier, Savic, Giménez, Hermoso; Koke, Thomas, Saúl, Carrasco; Marcos Llorente and Diego Costa. Lodi did not participate for managing the workloads and Hermoso was in charge of acting on the left side. Atlético's coach He insisted on his idea of ​​placing Llorente at the leading edge. The man from Madrid entered on the right wing, ahead of Koke, while Diego Costa fell more on the left wing. Cholo looks to Marcos Llorente for his new Raúl García, a player who was decisive for his goals, despite not being a striker. Llorente pressed the ball out of the rival, although he did not have much participation in attack. In the substitute team they formed, among others, Morata and Lemar, who could play in the second half against Athletic.