Tonight, with a win at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium against Atletico Madrid, Levante gave life again to Real Madrid and heated up the battle for the La Liga title.
If Los Rojiblancos had won the match, they would have increased their points gap with the city rival Real Madrid to 9, but instead, tonight, Los Blancos have the opportunity to reduce this gap to 3 points with a victory against Real Valladolid..
Atletico Madrid have challenging games ahead of them, as they must first face the revived Chelsea in the first leg of the last 16 of the Champions League. They will then face Villarreal and then host Real Madrid.
Simeone was matter of fact post-game in his comments carried by Marca. “
I’m not looking for excuses,
” he said. “
Coaches have to find solutions. In the second half we did it and we have to be the ones who help the players who are out there. Championships are always the same. Everyone has moments of difficulties. Those who are strong in the bad moments are the one who achieve their goals