Despite the red card he received at his debut against Getafe, the Brazilian made his left seat ahead of Mario Hermoso.
Lodi adapted to Simeone’s playing style very quickly
Renan Lodi earned the trust of Diego Simeone during his first season as a player at Atletico Madrid. Despite the red card he received at his debut against Getafe. The Brazilian made his left seat ahead of Mario Hermoso. Lodi has impressed by both his attacking game and his ability to adapt to Simeone’s playing style quickly. In the end, he is considered the ideal replacement for Filipe Luis in the post after the veteran left last summer.
Earlier this season, there were times when El Cholo chose to play Saul at the left-back. But Lodi began each of his last eight Atlético games. When Los Rojiblancos resume their campaign in La Liga Santander against Athletic Club on June 14. The 22-year-old will seek to build on what he has already achieved this season. He will also need to be at the top of his game, given that he is the only player in the lineup without a natural replacement in his position.