Simeone: “This Monday, to school with the Atlético shirt”


The coach of Atlético de Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, celebrated a “very good game” by his team to defeat Real Madrid (3-1) this Sunday at the Metropolitano, both in defense and attack, “happy” because “this Monday”, the children will go “to school with the red and white” shirt.

“Today Álvaro had an extraordinary game beyond the two goals, for his work. We need this Morata, we know he can do it, that he has his weapons, to reach the numbers he seeks and we need. I hope he can maintain this level, “He is an important forward for the Spanish team and for Atlético,” he said about the author of a double.

The ‘Cholo’ praised the Madrid striker, who did not seem to be clear about his continuity at Atlético, just as he saw the presence of Koke at the start as necessary, back after injury. “We played a very good game. In the first half we came in strong, we could do damage from the sides, we knew that they suffered with the crosses to the far post and they executed it in the best way,” he stated.

“The greatest thing today was the spirit that the team had, when it goes up and down the stands, we are a difficult team. We came from the Valencia game, which was not worried, it was a game that could happen. We played a great game in “Roma and today played the game that people needed to see. We tried to start the second half attacking and the third goal appeared, and we were able to reach the end calmly,” he added.

Simeone insisted on describing his team’s game as “very good”, forceful in both areas. “It was a very good game in general, after 2-0 we went back too much. Then we were consistent again, and we played. The team has the weapons to do it. Great teams achieve defensive and offensive forcefulness, the more consistency the possibility increases. to play the game more calmly,” he noted.

“I don’t interpret what others think. I interpret what I see, what we saw that could be good for the team. I interpret that the team played a great game and it makes me happy that tomorrow, Monday, the boys are going to go to school with the shirt of Atlético de Madrid and that makes me very happy,” he concluded.