The Atletico Madrid, the last LaLiga champion of Spain, got complicated in the Champions League: in the Wanda Metropolitano they lost 1-0 against Milan from Italy. Thus, it is located last in its area and everything will be played against Porto in Portugal: If he does not win, he will be eliminated and he even has a chance of being out of the Europa League if he does not finish third …
Cholo’s team lost a “final” … (AFP).
After the defeat, Diego Simeone showed his face and at a press conference, he acknowledged: “It was a hard game, worked, with a lot of effort on the part of both to take advantage of the details and they hit the one they had and we did not with Cunha. The game eluded us“.
“These are moments, the Champions League does not forgive you and only lets you pass if you deserve it, we are going to try to find the merits to deserve to go to the next rounda “, said the Argentine coach, who will go in search of the ticket to the round of 16 on the last day of the group.
Milan celebrated at the home of Aleti (Reuters).
In addition to assessing Rossonero for ending up scoring “a very nice goal” (a header from Junior Messias at the end of the game), Cholo analyzed: “From the result, everything can be seen as positive or negative. You have to see the game better, neither they were comfortable nor we, there were no goal situations, a very locked game and I decided to decide on one side“.” EIt is normal that there are goals in football and in this case it came from a side“, Hill.
Another of those who spoke after the blow received was Josema Gimenez, the central charrúa del Colchonero. “The team is very touched. It was a final, we had it very clear. We knew that we could not fail and defined by one detail. We have the final in Portugal and we will try to win and see what happens“said the defender.
THE LAST CHANCE
The last day of group B of the Champions League will be played on Tuesday, December 7. Atlético de Madrid will play against Porto in Lisbon, the zone guard with five points. While Liverpool, who have already claimed to be the leader of the group due to their 15 units harvested, visit Milan at the San Siro. The tanos have four points, the same as the Cholo Simeone team. Both games will be played at the same time (5pm in our country).