Felix to start Madrid derby from the bench

Wed 03 March 2021 | 16:54

Atletico Madrid will host city rivals Real Madrid in a crunch derby clash at the Wanda Metropolitano this weekend.

However, according to a report from


, it seems that

Joao Felix

may not feature in

Diego Simeone

’s strongest XI side in their game against

Real Madrid


Diego Simeone has decided to drop Felix to the bench and will start

Luis Suarez

as the central attacker in front of the former Real Madrid midfielder

Marcos Llorente

, who has been used in the more attacking role this season.

The Portuguese star has struggled for form this season and he has scored only 2 goals in his last 15 games for the club.

source: SportMob