Just a few days before the Madrid Derby, and Atletico had terrible news for fans. Youngster, who joined the Madrid team in the summer of 2019, won’t be able to play.
Joao Felix has an injury
During the match against Leganes, Atletico Madrid could not score a goal. Madrid teams played a goalless draw, although the match ended with some speculations. Joao Felix was one of the best players on the pitch but could not make an impact. To be more specific, Joao did a few excellent assists that might be ended with a goal. Unfortunately, Atletico Madrid players could not play well, and Joao could not make more impact.
Portuguese player got the injury during the match against Leganes. Although he played well, Joao felt very bad after the game. After the official medical report, Joao will miss Madrid derby against Los Blancos. It’s a crucial match for Atletico Madrid, but unfortunately, to fans, Joao won’t be in the squad on Saturday. As it’s believed, Joao will be out till the middle of February.
Injury update about Eden Hazard
The same scenario goes with Eden Hazard. Belgian players can’t play against Atletico Madrid. The medical team still believes that Eden can play first match in 2020 against Atletico Madrid. At the same time, French coach, Zidane wants fully recovered Eden Hazard for Manchester City clash. Keep in mind that Real Madrid has to play against Manchester City in the last 16 of the Champions League.
The first match will be played on 27th February, but Zidane wants to recover and health Hazard fully. Marca journalists believe that Zidane won’t risk Hazard’s health so that that player won’t be available for Madrid Derby.
Santiago Bernabeu will host Madrid derby on Saturday, 1st February. Real Madrid will have a problem in the attacking line. Hazard is not ready yet so that Zidane will play without him in the line-up. At the same time, Atletico Madrid has the same issues in the starting line-up. Joao Felix got the injury and won’t play. Also, Atletico Madrid hopes to get Koke healthy before the Madrid derby.