Llorente is on a streak and uncovers against the rival goal

If there is a player who has evolved this year at Atlético, that is undoubtedly Marcos Llorente. The former midfielder, arrived this season from the eternal rival for around 40 million euros, looks like another since Anfield's magical night. That day, with the mattresses eliminated against the reigning European champion, Llorente jumped onto the field from the bench and, with two goals, classified Simeone's men for the quarterfinals of the Champions League. That day was the beginning of Llorente's new life at the rojiblanco club.

After the confidence that Cholo gave him, changing his position in the field from his theoretical ideal situation of midfield to throw him to the side or place him near the tip of the attackLlorente is responding to a thousand wonders. Proof of this is that In the last 12 games he has played, the midfielder has participated in eight goals Atlético de Madrid. Specific, there have been four goals and four assists in this period. These data contrast with his previous career, since he had only scored two goals and given two assists in 96 games in the elite.

He was in charge of scoring 0-1 during the mattress's visit on matchday 24 to Mestalla (match that ended with 2-2), in addition to the two goals already mentioned by Anfield in the knockout stages of the Champions League (2-1 and 2-2 before Morata scored the final 2-3) and Finally, scored 0-3 in the match of day 29 that Atlético played in El Sadar against Osasuna (which ended with 0-5).

But not only has he been able to score goals, but also to provoke them. His streak began on the visit to Sadar on Matchday 29, in which gave two assists to Morata and Carrasco to score 0-4 and 0-5 respectively. On matchday 31, Atlético met with Levante at the Ciutat de Valencia and on that day Llorente had a direct impact on the Atletico win by 0-1 by making Bruno, defender of the Valencian team, score the goal in his own goal. His last participation in a goal by Simeone's team occurred in the match that he played against Atlético and Mallorca on the last league day in the Wanda Metropolitano. Llorente was in charge of serving Morata 2-0 who broke the game, whose final score was 3-0.

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