Diego Costa was absent from the matchday squad as Coach Diego Simeone lineup Vitolo and Correa to lead the lines for Atletico Madrid as they tackle Valencia at the Mestalla.
Diego Costa is absent for reasons best known to the coach even as Atletico Madrid step up preparation for an all important UEFA Champions League clash with Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano next week.
In the absence of the Brazilian, the Argentine tactician named Vito and Correa as the too two attackers upfront.
Diego Simeone opted for a 4-4-2 formation. Alvaro Morata was left on the bench while Yannick Carrasco also starts from the bench.
Full starting lineup
Oblak (G), Renan Lodi, Felipe, Savic, Arias, Saul, Thomas Partey, Llorente, Koke, Correa, Vitolo
Diego Simeone plays safe as he tries to preserve his best players for the Champions League tie with Liverpool next week. Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata and goalkeeper Jan Oblak would be invaluable when Atletico Madrid faceoff with the Reds next week.