He Atlético de Madrid He trained again this Friday, July 31, in the Cerro del Espino de Majadahonda, already with an eye on the duel on August 13, before the Leipzig in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Those of Diego Simeone They have been preparing for the appointment of the final phase of the Champions. In this Friday's session, one of the last of the week, the mattresses received an unexpected visit from those responsible for the UEFA.
Various players of the Athletic they had to carry out anti-doping controls at the conclusion of the morning training. Nothing strange because it is a practice that is periodic and recurring. Throughout the year, inspectors come to mattress facilities for this purpose to avoid foul play, as they do in other European clubs.
On the other hand, the session had two unique absences, those of Thomas
Partey, with a muscular problem that makes him a serious doubt for the shock of next August 13 against the Leipzig and on the other hand that of Sime Vrsaljko, that although he had already trained a few days with the first team, this time he worked in the gym. The Croatian winger recovers from the arthroscopy to which he was subjected at the start of the return to competition, after the break due to coronavirus.
Mats, rubbers and weights became protagonists of the morning session this Friday for the pupils of the Argentine Diego Pablo Simeone, who exercised strength and balance with these elements arranged by the grass. Later it was time for the ball, with driving exercises, long movements and games.