Atletico need derbi win vs. Real to halt troubling slide during transfer ban

Following their back-to-back draws against Qarabag, the ESPN FC panel question if Atletico Madrid's UCL dominance is done.

How brutally painful it will be for Atletico if Theo Hernandez lines up against them in the Madrid derbi on Saturday night. Not simply because he committed the ultimate "betrayal" for a Rojiblanco player, debunking to the "Royal" side of the Spanish capital, but because he's actually listed as one of the rule breaches for which FIFA punished Atleti by prohibiting them from signing and registering new players for two transfer markets (summer and winter 2017).

It's a punishment that has dumped......

12 Published By - ESPNsoccernet - 2017.11.15. 09:32
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