Atlético de Madrid loses the step in the Santander League after falling (2-0) against Real Madrid on the 17th date. The squad led by Diego Simeone remained in 4th place with 29 units, while Real Madrid is consolidated in the top with 42 units.
Despite the fact that the ‘White House’ has taken a lot of advantage, the technical director of the ‘Colchoneros’ remains calm, as he considers that the championship is just beginning. “There are a lot of days to play. It is clear that Madrid today got a number of important points not only from us “he said at a press conference.
“The Spanish League is complicated, complex, and at this moment we cannot allow ourselves to look beyond the rival that is closest, which is Betis. We have one less game to try to get closer to the first one in front of us, which is Betis ”, he pointed.
The ‘Cholo’ also highlighted the aspects in which the team must improve. “When the goals appear they are collective errors. In this regard, we will look in this week, that we have to continue working. Tranquillity. There’s no hurry”added.
On the other hand, Diego Simeone highlighted the virtues of the ‘White House’ who have only lost one match in the tournament and have not conceded goals for four games.
“Real Madrid are doing very well and in a very good moment. They play a football that I like very much, a low block, with a good transition, with speed and with a lot of forcefulness at the top, taking advantage of the characteristics of their players “he explained.