João Félix, candidate for Champions League player of the week

João Félix has started his second season at Atlético at a high level. The Portuguese has participated in the seven games that the rojiblancos have played so far and has scored three goals and given two assists. But beyond his numbers, the sensations that he is leaving after a first campaign in which, despite not make bad numbers for a debutant in LaLiga (nine goals and three goals in 36 games) left a bittersweet taste for being the great mattress hope. Has shown that can carry the weight of a team like Atlético despite being only 20 years old.

That good performance of the Portuguese has made UEFA has included him in the quartet of candidates to be the best player of the week in the Champions League together with Duvan Zapata (Atalanta), Moise Kean (PSG) and Marcus Rashford (Manchester United). Fans can vote through the official UEFA website and Atlético has asked for João's support through his social networks and website to ensure that his good work, in this season in general and against Salzburg in particular, has the recognition it deserves.

On Tuesday Atlético faced Salzburg in the Wanda Metropolitano a vital duel in the Champions League after their bitter debut in the top continental competition in Munich (4-0 defeat). The rojiblancos had to win at home what will presumably be their rival for second place in the group. However, the objective was complicated during the meeting, since the Austrians were ahead on the scoreboard at the start of the second half (1-2). However, two goals from João Félix reversed the adverse result (3-2 win) and allowed his team to add three important points in their aspirations of Reach one more year to the round of 16 of the competition.