The forward of the Atlético de Madrid
Álvaro Morata, who retired with discomfort at the end of this Tuesday's game against Girona, suffers a "tibioperoneo anterior" sprain in the right ankle, according to the club, which is doubtful for the momentous match on Saturday against the Barcelona.
The rojiblanco striker, who suffered at the end of the duel in the Metropolitan Wanda in an area in which he had touched the concentration with the Spanish team and was replaced by it in the 85th minute of the duel, underwent medical tests on Wednesday They determined the diagnosis. Morata is "pending evolution" in the face of the important duel Saturday at 20.45 at the Camp Nou, according to the medical part of Atlético, who has not specified the degree of the sprain.
Simeone trusts that his batter recovers on time
His coach, the Argentine Diego Pablo Simeone, explained yesterday after the match against Girona that the player came from the concentration with the Spanish team "touched ankle." "I did not talk to him (at the end of the game), but what I saw him with ice should be that. Hopefully it recovers well in three or four days, "said the technician at the end of the clash at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium, in which Atlético won 2-0 at Girona and cut in two points the advantage of Barcelona, who drew 4-4 at Villarreal and keeps eight points away.