Fri 28 October 2022 | 15:54

Simeone's not bothered by fans, following early Champions League exit

A 2-2 draw with Leverkusen sealed Atletico's early elimination from the Champions League. Sitting third in La Liga with 8 points distance from the leaders Real Madrid, Diego Simeone claims he's not bothered by the Rojiblancos fans.

Club Brugge and Porto proceeded through the next level as

Atletico Madrid

was eliminated from the group stage with a 2-2 draw against Leverkusen, where Yannick Carrasco missed a late penalty.

Ahead of their Saturday La Liga clash with Cadiz,

Diego Simeone

insists he's only focused on the future acknowledging Atleti fans might be not happy with their club's performance.

"I feel that we have to play a great game tomorrow, that we have to continue working and giving everything since we arrived,"

he stated.

"I don't think about anything other than what lies ahead. 'I don't care what they think of me,' said a great Spanish writer, I think the same. This does not end today."

On their

Champions League

failure, Simeone said:

"Everything goes ahead. I still think that the team is doing well, finding what identifies us in the game and being strong."

On the video footage of

Joao Felix

that appeared to show him partying after their Champions League draw with Leverkusen, Simeone added:

"I have nothing to say about his private life.

"If I have something to say I would say it to him. I'm not talking about anyone. They are internal things."



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