The coach appears in the preview of the cup derby that the ‘colchoneros’ play against Real Madrid
Diego Pablo Simeone, coach of Atlético de Madrid, appears before the media to analyze the game his team will play against Real Madrid in the cup derby, a game that the colchoneros must win if they want to qualify for a title this season.
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Press conference by Diego Pablo Simeone in the preview against Real Madrid
Atleti, confident with their chances. “Since the World Cup I see it better, we have a lot more attacking opportunities to create danger. The team is enthusiastic and committed to an important game and a strong opponent, with a coach I admire and with everything that Real Madrid stands for. their field and in your game.”
Maximum respect for the eternal rival for the derby. “We think of Real Madrid as a team, they have a lot of tools and we will have to take the game where it is best for us to hurt them. They have very important football players, and one of them falls short. It is a very competitive team, we must stop all our illusion and desire.”
One is not better than the other. “It’s a draw. We’re both in the same situation and whoever loses is the one who will have the worst time. In the preview there are always different opinions and situations, but the only reality is in the game and how we and they come in.”
Good relationship with Ancelotti. “The descriptions of ‘extraordinary’ seem exaggerated to me. My relationship is that of a coach, although I would like to get together with him and learn from him. He seems like a good person.”
On penalties without extra time. “The question means that any answer can be used depending on what happens. It would be necessary to go directly to penalties, without extra time; it is a long time of competition for the players. It is a game situation in which personality definitely affects a lot”.
All press conferences of Atlético de Madrid for the 2022-2023 season can be seen on the the team’s official channel on Youtube and also on his official account Twitter.