Diego Simeone is optimistic about Thomas Lemar

Sat 05 December 2020 | 22:12

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone heaps praise on Thomas Lemar after their 2-0 victory over Real Valladolid in La Liga.

Atletico Madrid

move to the top of the table after they won the game against Real Valladolid with second-half goals from



Marcos Llorente

and they also extend their unbeaten start to the domestic season to 10 games.


had a disappointing start to the season with no goals. However, Simeone firmly believes that Lemar is back to his best form and he is ready to help the team in the upcoming games.

“The Lemar goal makes me very happy,” he told a post-match interview with Marca.

“He has been working for a long time to show what he is about, but he has not shown the consistency.

“Hopefully this will generate consistency, confidence and poise, as we need them all.”

Los Rojiblancos will play six games before the end of the year, the most important ones are clashes with Real Madrid in La Liga and RB Salzburg in the Champions League where they only need to avoid defeat to qualify for the knockout stage.

source: SportMob

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