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Only six players train as Atletico Madrid get back to work –

November 8, 2019

LaLiga Preparing for Espanyol

Ángel RiveroMARCA

After being given a day off on Thursday,Atletico Madridreturned to training on Friday morning to prepare for the visit of Espanyol on Sunday.

Those that didn’t start againstBayer Leverkusenon Wednesday –Thomas Lemar, Ivan Saponjic, Kieran Trippier, Vitolo, Hector Herrera and Marcos Llorente– worked on the grass withProfe Ortega.

The 11 players who started in Germany did some recovery work in the gym instead.

The injured trio ofJoao Felix, Jose Gimenez and Stefan Savicdid not take part with the group and continued their recoveries.

Neither of them will faceEspanyol, but Felipe will be fit after picking up a knock towards the end of the match on Wednesday.

Diego Simeonewill only have Saturday’s training session to prepare for Sunday’s game.