Athletico Madrid came through with a draw during their match against Athletico Bilbao yesterday after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Athletico Madrid has set a club record having a total of 13 draws in the season. They also did not win their last five matches in La Liga.
Athletico Bilbao was in the lead when they got a goal from Iker Munian in the 37th minute. It didn’t long before Diego costa got the equalizer for Athletico
Athletico is now sitting on the 6th position on the La Liga table. While their opposition is in the 10th place.
Athletico Manager Diego Simeone urge his team to be taken every single match seriously. He told them to play their matches like it’s a final after they ended in a draw with Bilbao.
Simeone has done great since his eight and half years in the team especially when he won the league for Athletico. He went past Barcelona and Madrid to obtain the trophy in the 2013/2014 season.
Before the season was suspended, someone’s team did a good job. They defeated the champion’s league defending champion, Liverpool pushing them away from the competition to obtain a quarterfinal place.
However, Athletico’s seat on the champions league is not resting assured as Real Sociedad played a draw against Osasuna on Sunday.
Simeone said the two teams have an aim that is trying to win. Ten minutes of the game was in our favor. But later they got possession of the ball and scored after then we were not allowed to attack.
Diego Costa gave a quick response to the Iker Munian goal.
After the second half, we were close to winning the game. Santiago arias had a close chance that could have made us go ahead, Bilbao.
Diego Simeone used the two goals man against Liverpool, Marcos Llorente in line with costa, after which Álvaro morata came in during the 63rd minutes of the game.
Osasuna will welcome someone and his team on Wednesday and he won’t fail to pair his two strikers.
Athletico’s manager Diego said, “I know the game will end up in a draw with what I saw and how well I have known the team.
As time goes by they will be able to coexist, there is every understanding that Marcos could give passes and do some dirty works.