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Diego Simeone: Mentality level will decide the La Liga winner

Mon 26 April 2021 | 8:37

The Rojiblancos boss says his side must stay focused on their upcoming La Liga matches.

Atletico Madrid

suffered a huge setback in their road to domestic glory as they were beaten 2-1 by

Athletic Bilbao

on Sunday.

Diego Simeone

’s side are still the table leaders, but


can take their place if they win their match in hand against


on Thursday. In a post-match interview, Simeone says his side must stay focused on their upcoming matches.

“I am clear that mentality will be key. The emotional balance will be the key to winning,”

he told Marca.

La Liga is usually won by Barcelona and Real Madrid. Except in 2014 or another year when we were close.

“For much of the season we had an advantage, but we understood Barcelona and Madrid were not going to drop out of the race.

“We will watch the situation as game by game. We will try to do our best against Elche, it is exciting.”

Atletico Madrid will play their next La Liga match against


on May 1.

source: SportMob