HA few weeks ago the option was raised that Atlético will play a friendly in Australia. The rival seemed to be the BarOh, it was suggested that this meeting would serve to raise a good amount of euros and, in addition, put the finishing touch to the 21-22 season.
The match, as things were, was going to be played after the end of LaLiga on May 21, in the rojiblanco case with the match in San Sebastin against the Real society in which both, after the week-to-week session, achieved their goals of qualifying for the Champions League and Europa League, respectively.
But said party has fallen out of planning and another one has appeared to play in Ponferrada. In the absence of an official announcement, everything indicates that it will be where Simeone’s men close the course. The rival is still unknown, but it would be the last 90 minutes before the squad and coaching staff start their summer vacation.
six weeks vacation
It will be about six weeks that they will enjoy vacations before return on July 10. On those dates, after the pertinent medical tests typical of the preseason, the pre-season stage in San Rafael. There they will begin to prepare for the season with the dispute for Europe of several friendly matches. But before starting 22-23, we have to close 21-22 against Sevilla, Real Sociedad… and Ponferrada.