Carrasco, the player of the Spanish team Atletico Madrid, scored the first goal against its guest Barcelona, in the 45th minute of the fiery confrontation between them at the “Wanda Metropolitano” stadium, in the tenth round of the Spanish League, “La Liga”.
The formation of Atletico Madrid against Barcelona
Goalkeepers: Jan Oblak
Defensive line: Jimenez, Savic, Trippier, Hermoso
Midfielders: Saul Nigues, Carrasco, Loriente, Kuki
Offensive line: Angel Correa, Joao Felix
Barcelona formation against Atletico de Madrid
Goalkeepers: Ter Stegen
Defensive line: Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Serge Roberto
Midfield: De Jong, Pjanic, Pedri
Offensive line: Messi, Griezmann, Dembley
Barcelona ranks eighth in the Spanish league table, “La Liga”, with 11 points and has two postponed matches, while Atletico Madrid is in third place with 17 points..
The Uruguayan duo, Luis Suarez and Lucas Torreira, are absent from Atletico Madrid, during the Barcelona match, after they were infected with the new Corona virus, while they were in their country’s national team camp, to compete in the qualifiers, for the 2022 World Cup.
Argentine Diego Simeone, coach of Atletico Madrid, is seeking to break the knot that accompanies him in front of his rival Barcelona in La Liga, and the statistic published by the Catalan newspaper “Mundo Deportivo” revealed that Simeone failed to achieve any victory over Barcelona in the Spanish League during his tenure as coach of Atletico Madrid.
The newspaper added that Simeone met with 6 coaches for the Catalan team in 17 LaLiga matches: Pep Guardiola (1), Tito Villanova (2), Gerardo Martino (2), Luis Enrique (6), Ernesto Valverde (5) and Quique Setien (1) Explaining that he scored 6 draws against them and received 11 defeats.
Diego Simeone has won against Barcelona only three times in official competitions, since he took over the coaching of the Roque Blancos in December 2011, although they met in 28 matches, 10 of which ended in a draw, 15 wins for Barca and only three wins for the Madrid team, which is the coach’s worst statistic. Argentine against all teams.