Atletico Madrid started preparing the match next weekend with a session divided into two groups. On the one hand, those who started against Getafe trained later and had a regenerative session, with work in the gym and then on the field. Juanfran and Diego Costa didn’t join the group as they worked in the gym, while Manquillo, who had played with Atletico B in Oviedo on Sunday trained with the starters.
Those who did not start the game, worked for an hour and a half on the pitch. in the first batch were Cristian Rodríguez, Pulido, Cata Diaz, Insua, Raul Garcia, Cisma, Oliver and Saul. In addition, the two goalkeepers, Courtois and Asenjo also took part. Arda Turan and Tiago did not train on the pitch as they did alternative recovery work.
The group conducted an exercise with the ball control with Oscar Ortega while he goalkeepers wrked with Pablo Vercellone. They then did some physical circuit with weights, sprints and jumps. And finally, a game in a reduced space in which seven players from Atletico C joined: Domenech, Galass, Abián, Luis Fernandez, Coke, Astray and Ivan Calero.
The game was disputed between the red team: Courtois, Oliver, Cata Diaz, Insua, Raul Garcia, Cristian Rodriguez, Pulido and Domenech and the green team: Asenjo, Saul, Cisma, Galass, Abián, Luis Fernandez, Coke, Astray and Ivan Calero.