Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Luis Suarez as the Uruguayan striker scored a dramatic late winner to help his side fight back to beat Osasuna 2-1 on Sunday night.
Atleti's hopes of landing a first La Liga title in seven years seemed to be dealt a blow in Sunday's clash at the Wanda Metropolitano when
But they managed to turn things around, with Brazilian left-back
scoring a brilliant equalizer in the 82nd-minute.
Then with just two minutes of normal time remaining, formerBarcelona
fired home from inside the box to putAtletico
After the match,
was full of praise for the 34-year-old striker.
“He is always there. He gives us leadership and who better than him (Suarez) to solve a game that we could have lost without him,”
Simeone told a post-match interview withMarca
“We will prepare with the same enthusiasm for the final day as we have done since I arrive in 2011.
“The team will be fierce and I want the fans to continue to feel proud of what we have done.”
The victory means Simeone’s side now travel toReal Valladolid
in their final game knowing that a win will clinch the title.
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