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The complete guide to Atletico Madrid's international break

Where to find your favourite Atletico players during the international break

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It is fitting that the first game on your schedule as an Atletico fan this week would involve an injured centre-half with Stefan Savic's Montenegro playing against Greece at 6pm on Thursday night. That is followed by Italy and Spain at 7.45pm and you can expect to see Juanfran and Koke in action for this one. Spain play Romania again on Sunday at the same time.

Then, on Friday night, the Netherlands play France at 7.45pm wth Antoine Griezmann set to lead France against a hapless Netherlands side who did not even qualify for the Euros on Griezmann's home soil next summer. France host Russia at 8pm on the following Tuesday. We'd expect Griezmann to play an entire 90 minutes over one game or two 45 minutes; either way, you will get a good look at Griez Lightning!

Atleti's strongest representation during the international break is in the Chile vs. Argentina game at 12.30am on Friday morning when Augusto Fernandez, Matias Kranevitter and Angel Correa battle it out with their compatriots in Conmebol Qualifiers. Then, at 12.30 on Thursday morning, Argentina host Bolivia and there's a good chance we will get to see two of the three Atleti players feature at some point.

Also, Yannick Ferreira Carrasco will be playing in the Belgium vs. Portugal game on Tuesday which was cancelled initially and then rescheduled after Portugal offered to host the game in Leiria.

At 1.45am on Saturday morning, Uruguay play Brazil and while Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez are both injured, we mention them here as a token of our respect for our fallen Rojiblancos but Filipe Luis also features in the game. In the return game, Brazil travel to Paraguay on Wednesday morning.


Saul Niguez and Oliver Torres will be representing Spain U21's against Croatia on Thursday at 6pm and against Norway on Monday at 6.30pm.

Lucas Hernandez also plays for France Under-19's on Saturday against Denmark and on Tuesday against Serbia.

Note: Jan Oblak already played on Wednesday night with Slovenia and to nobody's surprise, he kept a clean sheet! It was a 1-0 victory over Macedonia.

Another Note: All time are GMT.