Madrid`s red-and-white thrill is awaiting the collision with Barcelona from La Liga on Saturday night. So far under the direction of Diego Simeone Atletico Madrid has always suffered in his households of the Catalans, but hopes are to change the new Wanda Metropolitano.
The Argentine specialist has called for full concentration. He explained that Neymar is gone, but the rival is just as strong.
One of the best teams in the world will undoubtedly emerge, Simeone commented. `Thanks to the class of their players, they quickly recovered from the blow after leaving Neymar. The team`s genes are to pursue victories. This Barca team now has differences with the previous one, but the midfielders are the same. They just adjust to Ernesto Valverde's style, which he practiced at Athletic Bilbao with a 4-4-2 pitch. If we do not pay attention to Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi, things can go wrong at any time.
Before the match in the capital, which is on Saturday at 21:45, they are leaders with a total asset of 21 points and Athletes are 6 points behind them.
At his meeting with the media, Cholo was asked to comment on the guests` complaints that the height of the grass floor did not meet the standards, which would eventually benefit the hosts. I`m not a gardener, `Simeone said. - I`m just a coach. When you invite me to you, I use your cover, your plates and cups. No? ! I do not choose what to use, but I take what you give me. That is why in the match from handball picks one team hosts and the other one is a guest.