The Atletico Madrid boss was in front of the media for the first time since he stormed out of one in midweek.
was delighted with his team in general notwithstanding their 1-0 on aggregate toManchester City
. However, he went on to make spiky comments that did not say Man City boss’s name directly, but some doubted who he meant.
Following being asked if he can give advice to Los Blancos on how to vanquish City, Simeone said he would never do that and departed the press conference, based per reports the Manchester Evening News.
Today’s scene was not that tense as Simeone went to his pre-match duties ahead ofAtletico Madrid
’s clash with Espanyol tomorrow afternoon. For now, this was just re-focusing on Los Colchoneros.
“The biggest challenge we have is showing what the players showed in the last match. They as players and we as a technical staff showed we could compete and the challenge is to ensure everyone is involved, the ones that play and the ones that don’t.”
shared his comments in which Simeone was clear that he was delighted with his side performance on Wednesday notwithstanding the result.
“A big effort was made as you could see, the team knows they played a good game that didn’t achieve the objective, but we’re calm from having given everything and when you give everything, you can work calmly.”
Pressed about how he felt personally he said that he saw Los Rojiblancos’ best performance.
“I feel very good, when you show your best version, we weren’t clinical and football is the consequences of the game, but we are calm because we gave everything.”
Atletico Madrid will host Espanyol next.
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