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Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid: Gameiro ruled out of derby

Diego Simeone, who has named a 19-man Atleti squad for Saturday's clash with Real, appears set to go with an unchanged line-up.

Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid: Gameiro ruled out of derby

Atlético Madrid will be without injured striker Kevin Gameiro in Saturday's Spanish capital derby against Real Madrid (16:15 CEST).

Gameiro and Gaitán unfit for Real Madrid match-up

Gameiro, who has been struggling with a thigh issue picked up on France duty, lasted just 10 minutes of Friday training before having to drop out of the session.

Attacking midfielder Nico Gaitán, who is carrying a toe problem, has also been left out of Diego Simeone's squad to face the LaLiga leaders at the Bernabéu.

The pair join Miguel Ángel Moyá, Tiago Mendes, Sime Vrsaljko and Augusto Fernández in the Atlético Madrid sickbay.

Atlético expected to be unchanged for derby

The indications are that Simeone will opt for the following, unchanged starting line-up for the 'derbi madrileño': Oblak; Juanfran, Savic, Godin, Filipe; Carrasco, Gabi, Saul, Koke; Griezmann and Torres.

Atlético's 19-man squad to face Real Madrid, which includes 'B' team players Keidi and Rober, is: Oblak, Moreira, Juanfran, Godín, Giménez, Savic, Lucas, Filipe, Koke, Saúl, Gabi, Thomas, Cerci, Carrasco, Keidi, Correa, Griezmann, Rober, Torres. 

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