Correa or Llorente, the only doubt for the league debut

Atlético prepares to start the season this weekend after postponing the first two days of the championship due to his participation in the Champions League in August. The training has been directed, as in recent days, by Simeone's second, Nelson Vivas, since the rojiblanco coach is still out due to his positive for coronavirus, although expected to reach Sunday's game at home against Granada. Otherwise, it will be his assistant who sits on the bench in the league debut.

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Looking ahead to the premiere in the domestic competition, it seems that most of the players who will start are already decided. In the goal he will remain undisputed Oblak, standing in defense Trippier, Savic, Felipe and Lodi. Giménez continues to be isolated at his home after testing positive in the PCR performed by the team on Monday. That makes Felipe his replacement in the center of the mattress back, since he has an advantage over the rest of possibilities (Hermoso and Nehuén) in Cholo's preferences.

In the center of the field there are three defined positions. The equipment handle will carry it Koke and Saul, leaving Thomas on the bench waiting for an opportunity in the second half. The extreme left will be for Carrasco, who will seek to continue with the good level with which he closed last year. It is on the right wing where the only doubt is on Sunday's eleven. So far it had been belt the chosen one on that side, but Today Vivas has tested with Llorente in that position. Up front, despite the arrival of Suárez, the offensive duo will be formed by João Félix and Diego Costa, although surely the charrúa will have a few minutes.