Win and breathe –

If he Athletic wins tonight you can practically breathe easy. What he feared so much (not reaching the Champions League positions), what he obsessed so much during quarantine (see sixth in the table) will be almost fixed on the fifth day after confinement (follow the match live on But is that in this return of Liga Atlético has returned to be Atlético. On the one hand he convince and win (three wins and one draw) and on the other his rivals abdicate (And this day Villarreal-Valencia and Getafe-Real face each other). White and bottled. Only the mathematical confirmation. And win today.

Athletic Shield / Flag

Receive before Camp Nou a an Alavés in a diametrically opposite state of mind: his postconfinition results are one victory, three defeats and nine goals conceded. From his last trip he returned with a stinging result, 6-0 against Celta. The permanence does not seem to be in danger, it is nine points above the descent, but beware, those of Garitano should not get carried away. Winning, as for Atleti, will also be breathing. With three or four players rotated per game (although after Celta there were seven), his weapons are his forwards, Joselu and Lucas Pérez, between the two 20 goals. Its weakness, how much it fits after the break.

Alavés Shield / Flag

Annoyances and warnings

No ball has collected Oblak from his net in the last three duels. Three duels with many rotations of Cholo (14 in the last two games, for example). Today, with an eye on Barça and with four more warnings, Beautiful with discomfort can seat players who cannot miss at Camp Nou (Savic, Koke, Llorente and Morata are his warnings) for others to return, like João, to eleven. Soccer after a break, despite the heat, favors games every 72 hours. The five changes allow you to wear wardrobe, eleven players.