A Espanyol on the wire visits an Atlético with the revolted fans

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A Espanyol on the wire visits an Atlético with revolted fans

Espanyol is a team that is accustomed to playing on the wire and desperately looking for points to oxygenate and move away from the positions that lead to the well of Second. so It has been circulating for the first three months of competition.

And he continues to be immersed in the battle to avoid relegation and looking not only at his results, but also at that of his rivals, such as a surprising Sevilla that is already beginning to risk the life of the permanence, for example this Sunday in the traditional Andalusian derby against Betis.

The local protest

Espanyol should take advantage of the crisis at Atlético, with a controversial Diego Simeone and a red-and-white crowd that has declared war on their team: who, angry at the rojiblanca's elimination from the Champions League and was also out of the Europa League, will not encourage the team. the team against the Catalan team and that they will only enter the Metropolitano in the second half.

“It will be a challenge to succeed at the Metropolitano”, assured the official. on Friday Diego Martínez, coach of Espanyol, who will at least tell This Sunday (2:00 p.m.) with the entire squad except for long-term injured players.  

Probable alignments

Atletico : Oblak; Molina, Savic, Giménez, Reinildo; Llorente, Of Paul, Kondogbia, Carrasco; Griezmann and MorataEspanyol: Lecomte; Óscar Gil, Sergi Gómez, Cabrera, Calero, Brian Oliván; Darder, Vini Souza, Exposito; Braithwaite, Joselu.Referee: Pulido Santana (canary)Stadium: Metropolitano (14 hours, DAZN)