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THIS SATURDAY, FIRST TRAINING

The team lands in San Francisco

The Atlético expedition is already on American soil. The team plans to train this Saturday in the Candlestick Park Stadium, where they’ll play against the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday.

Photos: Javier Galán

A fifteen-hour flight, if we add the routes between Madrid-Los Angeles and Los Angeles-San Francisco, is what it took for the red and white expedition to arrive to the Californian city in the late afternoon, local time (early morning in Spain), from their Madrid departure in the mid-morning. Our team is already in the United States, the starting point of the seven-day tour the Atleti will make in the American continent on the occasion of the EuroAmerican Cup competition, as part of the second edition of the LFP World Challenge Tour.

This Saturday, the team will train at the Candlestick Park Stadium; setting of the first of the two friendlies they plan to play in America. The match against the San Jose Earthquakes of the Soccer Major League will be played this Sunday, July 27th at 4 pm local time (1 am on Monday, July 28th, on the peninsula).

Following that, the team will travel to Mexico City, where they’ll play against Club America at the Azteca Stadium, where the match will begin at 5 pm local time (12 am Pacific time) on Wednesday, July 30th.

The list of 22 players that Diego Pablo Simeone has taken in this journey is as follows:

ATLÉTICO DE MADRID | II EUROAMERICAN CUP – 2nd LFP WORLD CHALLENGE TOUR

NUMBER NAME POSITION
 1 Moyá Goalkeeper
 13 Oblak Goalkeeper
 25 Bounou Goalkeeper
  3 Siqueira Fullback
17 Manquillo Fullback
20 Juanfran Fullback
22 Insua Fullback
23 Miranda Fullback
26 Lucas Fullback
31 Nacho Monsalve Fullback
 4 Mario Suárez Midfielder
 6 Koke Midfielder
 7 Saúl Midfielder
 8 Raúl García Midfielder
10 Arda Turan Midfielder
14 Gabi Midfielder
15 Guilavogui Midfielder
 28 Samuel Midfielder
 29 Borja Martínez Midfielder
30 Iván Alejo Midfielder
21 Leo Baptistao Forward
 27 Héctor Forward

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