ATLÉTICO - MÁLAGA

Lucas, Giménez in defence for Atleti, Carrasco back in attack

Atlético Madrid boss Diego Simeone has made four changes to the side that beat Athletic Club in midweek as Málaga visit the Calderón (18:15 CEST).

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Lucas, Giménez in defence for Atleti, Carrasco back in attack
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Atlético Madrid have announced their starting XI to face Málaga at the Vicente Calderón this evening (18:15 CEST).

Rojiblancos boss Diego Simeone has plumped for: Oblak; Juanfran, Giménez, Lucas, Filipe; Gabi, Saúl, Koke; Carrasco, Torres and Griezmann.

José María Giménez and Lucas Hernández come in for Diego Godín and Stefan Savic at the heart of the defence, while midfielders Augusto Fernández and Thomas Partey drop to the bench as captain Gabi and winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco return to the team.

On the bench for Atlético: Moyá, Savic, Gámez, Augusto, Thomas, Correa, Vietto.

Meanwhile, Málaga's line-up is: Ochoa, Rosales, Albentosa, Weligton, Torres, Recio, Camacho, Horta, Pablo, Cop and Charles.