Atletico Madrid managed to pitch to the final round of the Spanish Super Cup this year after getting rid of one of their rivals, Barcelona in the semifinals. The victory was indeed obtained by Los Rojiblancos with a hard struggle, but apart from that coach Diego Simeone seemed very satisfied with the performance of his landing team, he looked very happy.
Atletico Madrid face Barcelona in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup, Friday morning (10/01). In the match, Los Rojiblancos initially fell behind with a score of 1-2, fortunately Alvaro Morata and Angel Correa managed to make the position turned back to 3-2. Thanks to that, Atletico has the right to advance to the final round.
Speaking after the match, coach Diego Simeone instructed his players to remain calm despite succeeding in ensuring a step into the final round.
“I think we have to stay calm even though we entered the final,” the coach was quoted as saying by Goal International.
Apart from that, Simeone does not seem to believe in the victory won by his team over Barcelona, this is because according to the Argentine manager, the Catalan Giant is a difficult opponent. Not surprisingly, Simeone seemed so excited by the success of his troops defeated the defending champions of the Spanish La Liga.
“This match was a very difficult match because we faced one of the best teams in the world. They are a team that is good at ball possession and their attacks are very deadly. “He said.
In addition to tickets to the final round, victory over Barcelona is considered very important for Atletico Madrid, whether for the confidence of the players as well as support from fans, given his team did not start this season with a satisfactory performance.
“This victory is very important for our supporters. This victory is very important for the club and also for our players.”
Atletico Madrid must start preparing for the final which will be held in two days. They are scheduled to face their neighbor Real Madrid on Monday (1/13) early morning. Previously, Los Blancos itself won the victory over Valencia in the semifinals.