Fourth week of LaLiga for our team and Sporting de Gijón, which play this Saturday at 16:15 at the Vicente Calderón. Simeone’s team arrives after winning in Vigo against Celta in the League competition (0-4) and making their debut in the Champions League with a victory against PSV (0-1). For its part, the team from Asturias travels to Madrid with 7 points, after beating Leganés by 2-1 last week.
We have played Sporting de Gijón a total of 82 times in the League, with 41 wins, 21 draws and 20 defeats. The last time the club from Asturias visited the Vicente Calderón, it ended with a 1-0 victory, thanks to a goal by Griezmann at the very end.
This Friday, our team trained for the last time before the match at the Training Complex. After the session, Simeone appeared before the media. The Argentinian assured: "We will have to play a well-thought match." For his part, the coach of Sporting de Gijón, Abelardo, also answered the media on Friday morning. The coach for the team from Asturias, who will not be able to count with the Injured Moi Gómez, stated: "Atleti is a very strong team."
Simeone called 18 players for the game against Real Sporting de Gijón. He will not be able to count with Tiago, who is injured after suffering a muscle injury in the game against PSV Eindhoven. For his part, Abelardo has called 20 players to travel to Madrid.