However, the highlight was on him in Wednesday’s game against Osasuna as the Portuguese excelled and scored two goals.

Victory over Osasuna raised the morale in the team

After a big-money move to Atletico Madrid in the summer. Joao Felix found it challenging to get a job at Los Rojiblancos, having endured a split beginning to his Atletico de Madrid career. Still, the highlight was on him in Wednesday’s game against Osasuna as Felix shined and netted two goals. “We needed this victory to raise the morale of the team, and for me. It was a big increase in confidence,” he said after the match. “We played simple football and converted the odds, which sometimes did not happen in the past.

“For me, it was fantastic after three months without football. And two goals scored give me confidence in improvement as a footballer”. Joao Felix also asked about Atletico’s chances to secure a place in the Champions League. “What we all want to do is fight for a place in the Champions League. And be able to play next year in competitions,” said Felix. Atletico Madrid receives Real Valladolid on Saturday as Los Rojiblancos returns to football at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.