Federico Valverde says he would not have been able to live with himself if he had not tried to stop Alvaro Morata in the Supercopa final.
Alvaro Morata left Atletico Madrid's academy as a youngster, a decision he has some regrets about.
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Lucas Ocampos scored a penalty to earn Sevilla a 2-2 draw at Atletico Madrid, who at least avoided defeat before a potentially crucial week.
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With a Champions League clash against Liverpool on the horizon, Atletico Madrid have been boosted by the return of Alvaro Morata.
With Joao Felix and Diego Costa on their way back from injuries, an issue for Alvaro Morata gives Atletico Madrid another headache.
Atletico Madrid's fury at Federico Valverde would not have been eased as he was named the Supercopa final MVP, although he apologised.
Barcelona seemed set to cruise to victory over Atletico Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana semi-final, but ended up losing 3-2 in a thriller.
Diego Simeone's decision to send on Angel Correa yielded a quick reward as the substitute scored in a 2-1 win over Real Betis.