João Félix begins to dispel doubts at Atlético

first_imgJoão Félix begins to dispel some of the Doubts that had settled around him. The Portuguese was watched with a magnifying glass from the moment of his signing. The 127 million that it cost was a difficult slab to carry, although he has always carried it naturally. In these last meetings the fans have seen the best João Felix and rubs his hands with what may come in the next collisions. The Athletic grabs to best version from João Félix. The stoppage forced by the coronavirus pandemic left some positive news. The most important Atlético’s pass to the Champions League quarterfinals after eliminating Liverpool.Great news for a team in need of some great joy. And there are also proper names that appear important for the immediate future. João Félix’s is one of them. The Portuguese was injured for a month and returned to offer the best performance of the season. João Félix played against Villarreal, Espanyol, started against Sevilla and later also started at Anfield. Against Sevilla he was the best footballer of Atlético at 2-2 and in Anfield, in spite of the difficulty of the party, it played a good shock. It’s a shame that can’t play against Athletic in Bilbao, in the first clash when league competition resumes. João Félix has played 28 matches Official competition with Atlético (20 from LaLiga, five from Champions, two from the European Super Cup and one from the Cup). Has scored six goals (four in the league tournament and two in the Champions League) and given three assists (one in LaLiga, one in the Champions League and the other in the Cup).center_img In the Athletic nobody understand a rojiblanco team 2020-21 without him. This year it will have served as an apprenticeship and from the coaching staff consider that it will be able to contribute much more after its time of adaptation to the Spanish championship and to Atlético itself. With a contract until 2026, Atlético next season will start in Oblak and end in João Félix. And he still has the last leg of the season to increase his performance and improve his numbers.last_img read more

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Doubling down on Ben Simmons despite second round struggles

first_imgDoubling down on Ben Simmons despite second round strugglesAfter a promising first round playoff win over the Heat, the Sixers and Ben Simmons looked poised to skip a step in ‘The Process’ and potentially win the East, this year. Less than 2 weeks later, Simmons has all but disappeared and Philly finds themselves in an 0-3 hole and facing elimination against Boston.Even with a forgettable series against the Celtics, including a 1 point effort in Game 2 that was roundly mocked on the internet, Colin is doubling down on his proclamation from several weeks ago that Ben Simmons is the next truly transformative NBA superstar.Like Magic and LeBron, Simmons will learn from this and grow, and still become the Eastern Conference’s most transformative player over the next 10- to 15 years. Also:– 4 ingredients to an NBA championship teamGuests:Chris Broussard – FS1 NBA Insider is in-studio explaining why the Sixers will dominate the East in the future, not the Celtics; and why LeBron could play with Ben Simmons in Philly.Dahntay Jones – NBA World Champion with the Cavs talks LeBron’s buzzer beater and why Kawhi Leonard may not want to go to the Eastern Conference.Jason McIntyre –  Founder of The Big Lead is in-studio explaining why the Celtics will beat the Cavs in the Eastern Conference Finals. Time to burying LeBron over bad JanuariesLeBron hit another playoff buzzer beater to give the Cavs a commanding 3-0 series lead over the #1 seed Celtics, but during the winter dog days of the NBA in January, many in the media were predicting he might miss the playoffs altogether.January is one of the coldest months of the year, but also the one with the most NBA hot takes that don’t pan out. LeBron always struggles in January, and this playoff run proves it just doesn’t matter. January matters for the Raptors, LeBron is more of a playoff guy.last_img read more

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