Simeone again highlights the “monsters” against which Atleti competes

Simeone again highlights the "monsters" against which Atleti competes

The Argentine coach reiterated the difficulty of fighting for the title in Spain against two colossi like Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Diego Simeone He recognized that it will be a challenge for his team to overcome the “monsters” of The league, Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​next season.

Atlético de Madrid He completed his local campaign on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Real Sociedad to close in third place with 70 units.

The distance with the colossi of Spain, however, was 12 points behind Barcelona and 17 with respect to the merengue champion.

“Year after year, responsibility grows and demand also,” said Cholo after the game on matchday 38 at the Wanda Metropolitano, which ended the 2019/20 La Liga calendar.

“The criticism is a consequence of what the team can give and what others can imagine is possible. I think we compete very well against teams like Real Sociedad, Getafe, Sevilla. And then there are two monsters like Barcelona and Real Madrid”, the Argentine reiterated, in a vision already heard on other occasions.

Along the same lines, Simeone dimensioned the capacity of Barça and Madrid. “We compete with two teams that must win the Champions League, La Liga, Super Cup … So we are always looking for our own space and place, and we will keep going until we have our chance,” he analyzed.

“This season is a goal fulfilled. I understand since I arrived the needs of the club, which is to be in the Champions League. I feel more than a responsibility. For this we need regularity, have important players and stability. With all the changes in the team It is strong. It looks competitive and I am happy that there will not be so many changes for next season because we have an important team, “added the Atleti strategist.

And as for Atlético’s next goal, the Champions League final in August, Simeone said: “We are going to think of Leipzig as if it were the final. We are very excited and looking forward to it. We have a very good streak right now and We hope it continues in the Champions League, and we can win it. “

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