Atletico send strong squad for Amex sell-out

Albion celebrate a pre-season goal at Southend. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)
Albion celebrate a pre-season goal at Southend. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Albion's friendly with Spanish giants Atletico Madrid is a sell-out at the Amex this afternoon (4pm kick-off).

The La Liga club have announced their squad for the match and Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres, Diego Godin, Juan Fran and Koke are among the players included.


Atletico won the Audi Cup, on penalties against Liverpool, in midweek and begin their league season on August 19.


Albion winger Anthony Knockaert and striker Sam Baldock are set to miss the game through injury, while Glenn Murray is suspended after his red card in the midweek draw with Girona.
A sell-out crowd of 27,000 is expected for the match, with no tickets available on the day.


The full Atletico squad is Moyá, Oblak, Godín, Savic, Lucas, Juanfran, Giménez, Sergi, Koke, Carrasco, Augusto, Gabi, Thomas, Gaitán, Keidi, Amath, Griezmann, Fernando Torres, Correa and Vietto.

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