Drama in Spain to the very end. Before the duel of the last round with Valladolid, Atletico has two points more than the city rival Real, which will end the season at home against Villarreal. Before the match with the Yellow Submarine, Zinedine Zidane pointed out that his team will do everything to win three points.
It was also announced that he will not be able to count on Eden Hazard in the last round, while Sergio Ramos returns to the team. He did not want to offer a concrete answer regarding the announced departure from Blancos' bench, but his words were interpreted by the Spanish media as farewell.
Unai Emery's team also has something to fight for in the 38th round. Before the match with the current champion, Villarreal is seventh on the table, has the same number of points as Betis and one less than Sociedad. If they stay in that position, they will play in the Conference League next year (in case they don't win the Europa League.
Team from Madrigal wants to get a place in the Europa League and to enter the grand final of that competition without pressure, which is on the program in Gdansk on Wednesday (21.00).
Hazard and Ramos
That is why Zidane is aware that his team will have to give the maximum, in order to achieve the set goal and do everything in their power when it comes to the fight for the throne.
"They have the same number of points as sixth-placed Betis, they are one behind Real Sociedad, and they also have in mind the Europa League final with Manchester United on Wednesday." "We will have to do our best on the field and try to achieve a good result.
The most important thing is tomorrow's game. Because of everything that has happened this season, we want to play a good match " The match with Villarreal will be missed by Eden Hazard, who seems to have new injury problems.
"He has a certain problem. Small, but we don't want to risk anything. If he doesn't train with the team today, it's because something is wrong with him," Zidane said. The good news is that Sergio Ramos is returning to the team.
The captain recently recovered from a serious injury, but he recovered in the rematch of the Champions League semifinal match against Chelsea. However, he is ready for the last match of the season. "Yes, he will be with us tomorrow, and then you will see which team will perform."