Morata visits the Bernabéu for the first time as an athletic

first_imgToday’s derby is going to be a special date for Álvaro Morata. Atlético striker First visit the Santiago Bernabéu with the red and white shirt. What was his stadium during the three seasons that He was part of the first Real Madrid team and that he already saw him mark on his visit with Juventus, where its both He certified the Italian club’s pass to the Champions League final and the white elimination (although on that occasion he did not celebrate his success from face to door as a gesture with the fans). Morata faces the game eagerly and aware that he will have a hostile reception from the fans of Real Madrid. Its importance in Atlético is currently capital. Top scorer of the team with 10 goals, his lack of success in the last three events where he has had minutes has coincided with the Atleti being zero on his scoreboard. The tip accumulates 1,370 minutes of the last 1,500 of the template, all but 10 against Espanyol and the match against Leonese Cultural in which Atletico was attached to the first change of the Copa del Rey.Without João Félix and with Diego Costa still in rehab, Simeone needs more than ever the best version of Morata, since no forward has arrived to reinforce the team during the winter market in time for the Santiago Bernabéu match. In total, it will be Morata’s fifth derby, as he also played three from the opposite side. As a target he played 125 minutes in three different games in which he also failed to score. The tip waits for the sixth to arrive. To repeat luck in the Madrid fief, Morata would finally achieve his first goal in the Madrid derby. Has already played two since his arrival at Atlético despite the fact that he missed the first lap after being expelled in Mallorca. The tip was eager to measure its former team in the Wanda Metropolitano for the second time, but his nerves could during his visit to Son Moix and it was a must down for Simeone. In February 2019, just after his arrival at the club, Morata received Real Madrid in his new home to play second match as athletic (had debuted against Betis). He had 77 minutes and he achieved a great goal which was invalidated by a very fair offside that did not become clear that it existed. The tip also claimed two penalties that the referee did not point out. center_img His second chance came in Saudi Arabia less than a month ago. Athletic played the final of the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid after having eliminated Barcelona in the semifinals, with a great match from Morata. In the final the tip was not able to overcome Courtois on a very clear occasion within the area, where his shot to the first suit was repelled by the Belgian and when he could be the rojiblanco hero in the extra time going hand in hand with the goal with a lot of power in the race was slowed down by Fede Valverde with a very hard entry from behind that cost him the red card. The ‘9’ had worn out throughout the game and saw Atlético fall again against its top rival on penalties where Morata failed to throw. The player had been stomped on the head while he was on the ground after Valverde’s kick and was stunned at the time of the throws. last_img read more