Antoine Griezmann celebrates his goal against Athletic Bilbao (0-1)

AFTER CONVERTING AGAINST BILBAO

Griezmann apologizes to the Atlético de Madrid fans

Published:16/10/2022 - 07:56h

Updated:16/10/2022 - 07:56h

Antoine Griezmann converted his first goal after formally signing for Atlético de Madrid. The Frenchman scored the winning goal against Athletic Bilbao (0-1) and apologized to the 'mattress' fans for his start to the season

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The 'serial' between the Athletic of Madrid and the FC Barcelona resolved after several weeks in where Antoine Griezmann had to conform with playing only half hour by party. Once resolved his permanence in the group 'colchonero', the Frenchman enjoys again of the titularity and, the Saturday, answered with a key goal so that the group directed by Diego Simeone defeat to the Athletic in Saint Mamés (0-1).

The venues dominated the party from beginning to end, but could not have clarity to arrive to the arch defended by Jan Oblak and was Griezmann the one who, in the only finish to door of the 'Aleti', attained to break the zero, taking advantage of an assistance of Álvaro Morata in the minute 47 to give him the three points to the 'rojiblancos'. After the party, the forward admitted in the room of press the difficult that went the beginning of season, having his future in the 'air'.

"I seat a lot of pride to having been able to renew and be entirely an athletic. At the end ask pardon, know that the people wants to listen it of my voice: I ask pardon by the damage that could have done to the people, but the greater pardon that want to ask is on thefield , giving everything by the team and with nights like this. We are on the way to be followed in spite of not being able to win to the Witches (in Champions)", commented the one of Mâcon.

Antoine adds 3 goals and 2 assistances in 12 apparitions (545 minutes) in what it goes of season, but recently could 'wet' for the first time since it resolved his exit of the Barça. "I have been a complete pre-season, came me very well because my game is to base of my physicist, am with more tranquility, but fluent and although I have to improve am happy with my performance and trying help the team", said the player of 31 years.

Griezmann Looks for to recover his best version

With it looks it put in the World-wide of Catar, Griezmann begins to recover his best version, that that disappeared during the greater part of his stage like culé. The Frenchman admitted the difficult of the beginning of the 2022-23. "Personally it was complicated, but tried to not to show it, know that it played for a trainer that want a lot and some mates that deserve the best of me. If it touches me play give the 100 % and, if no, encourage to my mates and when I go in to do the difference", puntualizó the forward.

Clearly, the Athletic needs of the best Antoine to stick in the fight by LaLiga (are third with 19 points) and by the Champions, where have very complicated his classification (are third of the Group B with 4 points, two less than the Carry). "With the Witches failed the penalti, afterwards failed also home and had win to do goal and help. They are three points to follow up", expressed the '8'. The Tuesday, the 'colchoneros' will receive to the Ray, looking for keep the winning series.

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