Joao Felix was substituted again, but Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has confidence in the attacker.
With four games left in LaLiga, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's focus remains on domestic matters.
Diego Simeone mempertahankan Joao Felix walaupun sekali lagi menggantikan penggempur itu ketika Atletico Madrid mencatat kemenangan 3-0 ke atas Real Mallorca, awal pagi tadi.
Antoine Griezmann was brought on in the 90th minute against Atletico Madrid and Diego Simeone remains "without words" at the decision.
Diego Simeone was asked about former Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann following Tuesday's 2-2 draw at Barcelona.
He has yet to set LaLiga alight but Abel Xavier has no doubt Joao Felix will be a star at Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona are plagued by reports of internal squabbling, and Diego Simeone stressed the importance of controlling a squad's emotions.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez is hoping his in-form side can keep pushing.
Saul Niguez menggesa Atletico Madrid untuk meneruskan kecemerlangan selepas meraih kemenangan 2-1 ke atas Deportivo Alaves dalam perlawanan LaLiga di Wanda Metropolitano awal pagi tadi.
Saul Niguez and Diego Costa struck as Atletico Madrid overcame a slow start to see off Alaves in LaLiga.