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Simeone: "Joao Felix had a great moment"

Simeone: “Joao Felix had a great moment”

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone expressed his regret today, Tuesday, for the absence of Portuguese footballer Joao Felix for the remainder of the season, due to an injury.

Portuguese International He was injured in the first half Sunday’s match against Espanyol, and on Monday, the club said Felix had suffered an injury Left thigh muscle injury. After hours, The Portuguese athlete even confirmed that he will no longer play in 2021/22.

“We have the absence of Joao, Herrera and Jimenez, who are waiting to join the group after this match [ndr: Granada]Philip and Kondogbia. We would almost certainly have six victims if Kondogbia’s plea [expulso ante o Espanhol] Don’t go ahead. Joao, who was in a great moment, lost the matches, playing constantly, which was helpful for his confidence and balance in the match. It’s a shame, they get injured at a bad time, but I have other boys waiting to play and they all have to be up to the task of competing as we did recently,” Simeone said in the press conference before the meeting. A match with Granada, from the 33rd round of the Spanish Leaguescheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old, the former Benfica player, scored ten goals in 35 matches, which is the number of goals he scored in 2020/21, exceeding the nine goals in his first season in Spain.

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