The Uruguayan defender affirms that Atlético de Madrid has to face Leipzig in the Champions League without thinking about the change in format of the competition.
José María Giménez spoke to the website of Atlético de Madrid in the previous resumption of the Champions League, and stated that they cannot use the format change and venue of the competition as an excuse when facing Leipzig in the quarterfinals.
“We have to compete, regardless of format or location, knowing that we want to win. We will do our best to do so. We have returned (to training) as we left: thinking that in a few days we had to return to prepare for The best possible way for what is to come. We are very excited about what awaits us, “said the 25-year-old Uruguayan defender.
He added: “The match against Leipzig will be very difficult. The teams that reach the quarterfinals are very tough, but we also show who we are when we compete.”
“We know that Leipzig has a very aggressive mentality. We have to play with our usual intensity and focus, all of us, that way we will do well,” added Charrúa.
The winner of the crossing between Atlético and Leipzig will face Paris Saint-Germain or Atalanta in the Champions League semi-finals.
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