In today’s action in the league, league leaders Atletico Madrid are hosting Celta Vigo, but Diego Simeone’s team is being decimated by absenteeism due to Covid 19

The club’s training session was canceled on Monday as midfielder Hector Herrera and striker Thomas Lemar both tested positive for the virus and the duo are among those absent for this game

Attacking star Joao Felix is ​​also recovering from the virus, while Moussa Dembele, Yannick Carrasco and Mario Hermoso recently returned positive tests, despite Carrasco being named among substitutes for tonight’s game

Kieran Trippier is still unavailable for the clash due to his worldwide ban for violating betting rules

Celta is playing again with Iago Aspas, Santi Mina and Nolito in an offensive trident at the head of a 4-3-3 formation

The Galician club start the game in 11th place, with Atleti trying to recreate their double-digit points gap at the top of the standings

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Source: https://www.football-espana.net/2021/02/08/atletico-madrid-v-celta-vigo-confirmed-teams-hosts-decimated-by-covid-19-absentees