The Argentine coach of Atlético de Madrid shared his feelings after meeting RB Leipzig as his rival in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Candidate to reach the final of the Champions League? Maybe it’s an exaggeration, but at least Atlético de Madrid He was on the other side of the key of the great candidates for the title after the draw made this Friday.
The truth is that in the quarterfinals the Mattress player had a RB Leipzig that it does not generate as much fear as other teams and that it will not have in August, in Lisbon, its maximum figure in Timo Werner (sold to Chelsea). And although its technician, Diego Simeone, He was quite cautious, Cholo could not hide his illusion of being able to continue advancing in the best European tournament.
“As always, in the quarters you meet great teams. Leipzig is a German team that has had a magnificent season, always competing in the first places of the German league. They have a very offensive way of playing, with many people occupying the width from the field and with a very high speed in his game. A very competitive game will come out. With a 50% chance for both of them to advance in these rooms that generate enthusiasm and enthusiasm for us, “said the Argentine.
Another who spoke of the quarterfinal tie was Koke, Captain of Colchonero: “Anyone who plays at this point is going to be a difficult and complicated rival. We have to adapt to the single match. We are looking forward to that match and hope that we can compete at the level we all want to be at, Hopefully, we will have that fortune to win this tournament. “
“Leipzig is an opponent who really likes to have the ball, attack a lot and see how we plan the match. We have the illusion that if we do things well we have the possibility of passing the tie. Now we must prepare well. It will be three weeks without competing and we have to try to get there as fast as possible, it is not the same competing as when standing “, he closed.
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