He tried, jumped onto the green grass after being treated at half-time but it barely lasted a minute. We are talking about a Joao Felix who had to be replaced in the 46th minute due to an ankle trauma received by Mandi just before the break. The Portuguese, in fact, left the field attended by Dr. Celada and could not continue in the game
Whatever, Joao He tried it in the first part. But, the play at the end (in which there was no signal or fault) in the 1-1 draw against Betis, prevented him from continuing in the field. On a second wheel in which the Atletico Madrid leadership is played without several of its most outstanding players, it will have to renew itself to get ahead.
The Portuguese is pending evolution, like his partner Trippier, who could not finish the meeting either. The Englishman suffered a blow to his back that caused lumbar discomfort. Vrsaljko, who added two months without playing a single official minute, took his place in the right-handed lane.
The low joins those of Luis Suarez and Llorente (also Lemar). This caused a tactical change of Diego Simeone putting Saúl in attack when Torreira entered Joao’s place. A change due to the impossibility of having more with the Portuguese star, in which he could not find viable options.
Simeone referred to Joao’s injury
Meanwhile, the DT Argentinian expressed himself on the subject: «He has a pain that doesn’t let him play as he wanted, let’s hope he makes an effort so that he can help us next week. He came from not playing against Sevilla due to that injury, and this week he trained on Wednesday, from youngest to oldest, but today he had to go out again.