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Sport Suarez starts Atletico career on bench for Granada clash

17:26  27 september  2020
17:26  27 september  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Luis Suarez was named on Atletico Madrid's bench for their LaLiga opener against Granada on Sunday. Diego Simeone was full of praise for his latest addition in the build-up to Atleti's home game against Granada , confirming the 33-year-old would be involved, though he did not reveal if Suarez

Luis Suarez was named on Atletico Madrid's bench for their LaLiga opener against Granada on Sunday. Diego Simeone was full of praise for his latest addition in the build-up to Atleti's home game against Granada , confirming the 33-year-old would be involved, though he did not reveal if Suarez

a man in a blue shirt: Luis Suarez has been named on Atletico Madrid's bench © Getty Images Luis Suarez has been named on Atletico Madrid's bench

Luis Suarez will have to wait for his full Atletico Madrid debut after the former Barcelona striker was named on the bench for Sunday's clash with Granada.

Uruguay star Suarez completed a €6million move to Atleti on Friday, after being deemed surplus to requirements by Barca.

New Barca boss Ronald Koeman revealed in his news conference on Saturday that, while he planned to discard Suarez anyway, the decision to sell the former Liverpool star had already been made before he arrived at Camp Nou, much to Lionel Messi's chagrin.

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Seeing Luis Suárez on the bench is an unusual image. Less so when he has become the star signing of Atlético Madrid this window. But Simeone, in the first few days of the Uruguayan at Atlético Madrid, has decided to keep him on the bench from the start . The Argentine opted for Diego Costa and Joao

Luis Suarez scored two and set up another in a sensational 20-minute debut for Atletico Madrid on Sunday as his new team started their Liga season with a But Suarez 's performance off the bench completed the perfect start to the season for him and for Atletico , who might start to believe the

Diego Simeone was full of praise for his latest addition in the build-up to Atleti's home game against Granada, confirming the 33-year-old would be involved, though he did not reveal if Suarez would start.

Ultimately, the striker had to settle for a place on the bench at the Wanda Metropolitano, with Joao Felix partnering Diego Costa up front.

Alongside Suarez among the Atleti substitutes is midfielder Thomas Partey, who is reportedly the subject of interest from Arsenal.

Simeone elected to go with Koke and Saul Niguez in central midfield, with Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correa out wide, and a back four of Kieran Trippier, Stefan Savic, Felipe and Renan Lodi – who enjoyed a fine maiden LaLiga season in 2019-20.

Defender Jose Gimenez – a mooted Manchester City target – is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Atletico Madrid's attacking players were unleashed on Granada on Sunday.Diego Costa, Angel Correa, Joao Felix, Marcos Llorente and Luis Suarez Atletico Madrid can only win from the Suarez -Costa competition. Atletico Madrid 6-1 Granada Battle for a starting place.

Suarez wasn't the only big name who started the game on the bench with defensive midfielder Thomas Partey also missing from the starting XI. Angel Correa and Joao Felix slotted the other goals after the break with Jorge Molina Vidal netting a late consolation for Granada either side of


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Huesca 0-0 Atletico Madrid: Suarez fails to provide spark on full debut .
Luis Suarez made his first Atletico Madrid start in Wednesday's LaLiga clash at Huesca, but could not fire Diego Simeone's side to victory.Luis Suarez came on from the bench to star in Sunday's 6-1 victory at Wanda Metropolitano, but the former Barcelona man failed to make the same impact after starting on Wednesday.

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