23 November 2019 20:39
Partey absent from Atletico Madrid squad to face Granada The Ghanaian midfielder will play no part in Los Rojiblancos' squad that takes on the Andalusian outfit Thomas Partey has been omitted from the squad that will tackle Granada at Los Carmenes in on Saturday evening. The official line-up released by the club on Twitter reveals a midfield four of Vitolo, Hector Herrera, Marcos Llorente and Koke. It is the second time in all competitions this season he will be omitted from any Atleti matchday squad, the only one being a 2-0 defeat at on September 14 where he was nursing a hamstring injury. It is also only the third time in the Spanish top-flight this term the 26-year old failed to make the starting XI. Partey was involved with the national team during the international break, scoring the first goal in the Black Stars' 2-0 win over at Cape Coast Stadium.
Atletico Madrid will travel to Granada for their upcoming La Liga 2019 fixture on Saturday (November 23). The La Liga Granada vs Atletico Madrid fixture will be played at the Nuevo Estadio de Los Carmenes. Atletico Madrid will eye to make their way among the top two when they take on Granada. Meanwhile, Granada will be looking to produce a clinical show when they welcome the Deigo Simeone's side on the turf. With 24 points from the last thirteen games, Atletico are sitting on the 3rd spot whereas, Granada are on eight with 20 points.
Felix has made a comeback after suffering an ankle injury but there are very slim chances that Simeone will risk him for the upcoming game. La Liga 2019 Granada possible starting lineup vs Atletico Madrid: Silva; Quini, Duarte, Sanchez, Neva; Herrera, Gonalons; Puertas, Azeez, Vadillo; Soldado La Liga 2019 Atletico Madrid possible starting lineup vs Granada: Oblak; Tripper, Felipe, Hermoso, Lodi; Koke, Herrera, Llorente, Vitolo; Correa, Morata Where to watch La Liga Granada vs Atletico Madrid live in India? Granada vs Atletico Madrid will commence at 11 pm on Saturday, November 23. The La Liga 2019 Granada vs Atletico Madrid match will be at the Nuevo Estadio de Los Carmenes. The La Liga Granada vs Atletico Madrid match live telecast will be on Facebook.
Atlético said this week that the striker had gone under the knife after tests found he had suffered a cervical disk herniation. Diego Costa out until the New Year Brazil-born Spain international Costa was allowed to leave hospital on Friday after his operation but is expected to be out of action for up to three months. "The functional recovery period is to begin after a few days of rest," said a short Atlético statement. Costa has scored twice in 15 appearances in all competitions this season, having struggled to match the initial impact of new signing João Félix or the recent form of Álvaro Morata. Chance for Atleti's Poveda Atleti, one point off the top of LaLiga in third place, are away to Granada on Saturday. B-team striker Darío Poveda is part of the 18-man squad for the match and could make his first senior appearance for Diego Simeone's side. Diego Simeone recalls Joao Felix for Atletico Madrid clash with Granada By Feargal Brennan Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has recalled Portuguese star Joao Felix to matchday to face Granada this weekend. The 20-year old has not featured for Los Rojiblancos since suffering an ankle injury in the 1-1 La Liga draw at home to Valencia on October 19. However, Simeone confirmed that he underwent an intensive physiotherapy schedule during the interview break, according to reports in Marca. And the former Benfica man is now fit for a first team return for the trip to the Nuevo Estadio de los Cármenes. Despite the positivity of Felix's comeback, Simeone is still missing a number of other key names. Diego Costa remains out following surgery, alongside Stefan Savic, Jose Gimenez and Sime Vrsaljko, with Saul Niguez and Thomas Partey suspended. ATLETICO MADRID SQUAD V GRANADA GOALKEEPERS: Jan Oblak, Antonio Adan DEFENDERS: Santiago Arias, Mario Hermoso, Kieran Trippier, Renan Lodi, Sanchez Manu, Felipe Monteiro MIDFIELDERS: Koke, Thomas Lemar, Marcos Llorente, Hector Herrera, Vitolo, Toni Moya FORWARDS: Alvaro Morata, Joao Felix, Angel Correa, Dario Poveda