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Simeone: We prepare with enthusiasm for the derby clash

Mon 01 March 2021 | 9:40

The Rojiblancos boss has urged his players to improve before facing theirs ‘great rivals’.

Atletico Madrid

won their crucial Sunday match against

Villarreal

with a 2-0 result.

Diego Simeone

’s team extended their lead at the top of the table to five points ahead of their derby clash against

Real Madrid

. The Rojiblancos will host Zinedine Zidane’s team on March 7 as they try to further secure their place at the top of the table. Atletico were defeated 2-0 by Real Madrid earlier this season and Simeone says his team must improve before facing the Blancos.

“We will prepare with great enthusiasm, wanting to improve things,”

he told 

Marca

.

“We will face a great rival but we have to recover well from this match, in which we have achieved a very important victory.”


source: SportMob