MADRID – Atlético Madrid should be it for now, even without the strikers Diego Costa and Kevin Gameiro. Costa is struggling with a concussion, Gameiro has a hamstring injury. The chance is small that they have to go to Russia for the return in the Europa League against Lokomotiv Moscow.
Diego Costa has a concussion
Atlético defeated the Russian club last week in their own stadium with 3-0, thanks to a goal by Costa. The Spanish striker was a couple of days later, also in the base during the won the league game against Celta de Vigo (3-0).
Thursday is the return against Lokomotiv in Moscow. In the weekend the away game against Villarreal on the program for the number two of the Spanish league. The team of trainer Diego Simeone has eight points less than FC Barcelona.