Trippier, Hermoso, Renan Lodi, Llorente, Joao Felix, Felipe, Héctor Herrera, Saponjic, Juan Antonio Sanabria and Riquelme made their Atlético de Madrid first team debuts during Saturday’s 3-0 win over Numancia. Saponjic and Felipe scored their first goals in Red & White.
Kieran Trippier, Mario Hermoso, Renan Lodi, Marcos Llorente and Joao Felix were starters, whereas Felipe, Héctor Herrera, Saponjic and Academy players Juan Antonio Sanabria and Riquelme came on after the break.
Héctor Herrera spoke after the game.
“I’m very happy to have played my first minutes with the team. This team is important to get in shape and to adapt to what Simeone wants from us,” the Mexican said.