After the rise Eliminated from the Champions League, Atletico touted Simeone
Madrid – Atletico Madrid win over Elche in La Liga after being eliminated Real Madrid in the Champions League. Atletico response that makes Diego Simeone pleased.
Atletico stalled in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after losing 0-1 to Madrid in the second leg on Wednesday (04/22/2015) then. Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez bury hope Atletico after scoring the only goal in Madrid in the 85th minute.
Three days after the painful defeat, Atletico got up in La Liga. Los colchoneros win by a score of 3-0 at home to Elche, Saturday (25/04/2015). Two goals from Antoine Griezmann and a goal from Raul Garcia gives three points for Atletico.
These results are regarded by Simeone. Argentine coach praised the mental strength of young students.
“I see it as a team that competes well. I had a lot of players in the team. We are competitive and we will continue to competitive, whether people like it or not,” Simeone said as quoted by AS.
“What makes me happy is the reaction of the team after beating a few days ago. In May we lost in the Champions League and in August we won the Spanish Super Cup.”
“I am proud of the squad I have. We can play well one day and not so good the next day. We can survive with a high defensive line or further back. But it’s all nonsense. The fact is we compete to be in the top three in the league, “he added.
With this result, Atletico solid in third place with 72 points from 33 matches. They are seven points ahead of Valencia in fourth.