Marcos Llorente praised Simeone's influence on the team
Marcos Llorente, Atletico Madrid midfielder has applauded the impact of Diego Simeone’s mentality on the team’s undefeated start in La Liga 2020-2021.
25-year-old Spanish international Llorento and Luis Suarez have found the net against Real Betis for 2-0 win in La Liga which extended their unbeaten league run to five games.
Former Real Madrid midfielder thinks the solidity of Simeone has been a major factor for not loosing in the league so far.
“Simeone believes in us and we believe in him,” he told a post match interview with Marca.
“We also believe in ourselves and together we make a very strong union, with great confidence in games.
“Today we have reflected that and we have been able to take a victory that we needed.”
Los Rojiblancos suffered a 4-0 Champions League loss to Bayern Munich last week and the team means to turn the tide in their European adventure against RB Salzburg on October 27.
After that Atletico Madrid will have some tiresome fixtures against Osasuna and Cadiz in La Liga then traveling to Russia and facing Lokomotiv Moscow on November 3 prior to International break.