Atlético will play their first pre-season game this Wednesday afternoon at the Joan Gamper Sports City against House Pitalets, a team from the third division of the Spanish Football Federation. The game is played behind closed doors.
The most eye-catching news of the last game was that two players failed to play due to gastroenteritis. They are centre-back Pelayo Fernández and midfielder Moha Moukhliss, who is back from Andorra after being one of Andorran FC’s best players last season. Football club on loan.
Despite having nothing to do with it, gastroenteritis is once again affecting the Barca side as an outbreak has been detected on US soil, forcing the suspension of the game against Juventus, although things are going very well, this morning Xavi Hernan Des’s side will be able to face Arsenal.
In this case, there are currently only two footballers affected, although we have to hope that no more cases emerge in the next few hours. Midfielder Bill Vicens was also unavailable, but this time due to injury.
Rafa Márquez’s first eleven starters included three signings: goalkeeper Marc Vidal, winger Guilder Marin and striker Diego Pelkán.The team consists of the following personnel Mark Vidal; Hector Ford, Paul Cubasi, Álvaro Cortez, Gerard Martin; Paul Prim, Pojo, Danny Rodriguez; Diego Perkan, Xhaka and Estanis.
The latter, Estanis Pedrola, is the man to wear the captain’s armband, although he will start in the future.He could be out on loan in the next few days, as happened Chadi Riyadh.
In the second part, another new player is expected to make his debut, he is right-back Trilli from Deportivo Deportivo.