Nelson Vivas takes command; Vitolo remains on the sidelines for a blow

Nelson alive, second coach of the Atlético de Madrid
, took command on his return to work while Diego Simeone is kept isolated by covid-19, in a session in which Victor Machín, ‘Vitolo', Remained on the sidelines for the second day in a row due to a blow in training last Wednesday.

The Canary winger is doubtful, therefore, for this Saturday's game against him Almeria; “A training with rival” that will be without access to the press or the public and without television broadcasting in the stadium Metropolitan Wanda, but, at the same time, a general and private rehearsal to measure the state and rhythm of the workforce of the Athletic.

It is also the only friendly preparation that the rojiblanco team will play before their start of the League next week, on September 26 or 27 against the Pomegranate, once they postponed their meeting at the Carranza Trophy with the Cadiz “As a precaution” after the positive for covid-19 last Friday of a member of the auxiliary staff of the first team. That duel was to be played last Tuesday.

In this Friday's session he already took command Nelson alive, assistant Simeone and in quarantine until this Friday after having maintained contact with the technician, who tested positive last Saturday. Once your negative has been confirmed in three tests PCR, the last one this Thursday, Nelson alive he rejoined the preseason.

Except Vitolo, who continued with individualized work, as on Thursday, due to a blow suffered in Wednesday's training session, the rest of the team trained in the Majadahonda Sports City, according to the images provided by the Athletic of the evening session behind closed doors.