Diego Simeone, technical director of Atlético de Madrid, stood out among your UEFA Champions League Group A rivals Bayern Munich, current champion of the competition.
“Bayern are the best of all, absolutely, by force, by hierarchy, by history, by present. It continues to generate admiration to see a team press as they press, with Müller, with Lewandwoski, with any other player who is put next to him, he continues to play in that line where they feel comfortable and are strong, “said the rojiblanco coach.
Atlético was framed after the draw carried out by UEFA in Geneva, Switzerland, in addition to the current champions, with the Austrian Red Bull Salzburg and with Lokomotiv Moscow, a “competitive” group for Simeone: “We will have to give our best to be able to advance “, valued.
Regarding the Austrian team, the Atlético coach considered: “It is a revelation team”, and last season they played in the group stage against English Liverpool, Italian Naples and Belgian Genk.
“He made a very good start to the Champions League, with a very fresh, very dynamic football, many young people from the midfield forward and with danger in that freedom to play that footballers have in their position on the field and in offensive work with the collective game, “he added.
As for the Russian side, which they already faced in the group stage of the previous season with a double 2-0 victory for Atlético, Simeone considered them “a complex rival”.
“They are a complex rival, especially at home, with that toughness and strength that they have always worked on in their matches, especially at home,” added the Atlético de Madrid coach.