“I’m ready”has proclaimed Vinicius Junior on their social networks along with a photograph of training in Valdebebas after the hard blow against Atlético de Madrid in the first derby of the season. A debacle that has put the spotlight on the Brazilian as savior. The 7th was going to reappear at the Metropolitano after overcoming the tear in the femoral biceps in his right leg that he suffered in the early stages of the match against Celta, in Balados, but a untimely gastroenteritis I ruled him out of the call at the last minute.
And Real Madrid has continued to smile during his absence, thanks to Jude’s overwhelming start, but has stopped dancing in attack with the naturalness and consistency that has always characterized Vini. The defensive fragility condemned Ancelotti’s men against Atlético, but it was equally worrying ineffectiveness to put Oblak in trouble beyond the distant shots and a genius from Kroos that made Madrid believe in the miracle. It was a mirage and the Italian coach’s plan fell apart after failing to dismantle Simeone’s defensive network.
As things are, Vinicius reappears at the most appropriate moment stop trying to get back to the path of victory. The Brazilian, who He has missed a total of four games (three in the League and one in the Champions League), he will have to recover the feeling of danger that he has always generated with his attacks so that the white team can once again intimidate the rivals.
If we think there is a 1% risk, we are not going to risk it
With the return of Vini, Real Madrid begins a week with two demanding League games. Tomorrow, Las Palmas visits the Bernabu and on Saturday it is Madrid who travels to Girona to try to defeat Mchel’s men in Montilivi, the revelation team. Two vital commitments after losing the lead in the derby. “If we think there is a 1% risk, we are not going to risk it,” he said. Ancelotti in the run-up to the derby before the Brazilian dropped out. The idea does not seem like it will change and Vinicius will have minutes in his new return to the green.