In the semi-final of Supercopa, Diego Simeone team could win the match against Barcelona. It was a late drama from Alvaro Morata and Correa. Atletico Madrid now has the right to play in the final of Supercopa. Simeone’s team will meet Real Madrid on Sunday evening. Before the match, Diego Simeone met with journalists and answered many questions.
Can Atletico Madrid improve the defensive issues?
Diego Simeone believes that Atletico Madrid has no serious issues in defense. The coach said that Barcelona’s attacking line was phenomenal, and it was almost impossible to end the match without conceding a goal. At the same time, Atletico’s coach noted that the team played well in the first half, and the defense was excellent. In the second half, the coach believes that defense went to deep, and that was the most significant problem.
Diego Simeone knows the weakness of Real Madrid
Journalists asked him about the weaknesses of Real Madrid. Journalists added that Hazard and many top tier players wouldn’t be able to play from Los Blancos. Diego Simeone said that his team also has problems with the squad. Atletico’s coach mentioned the absence of Diego Costa and hoped for his fast recovery.
At the same time, Diego said that he knows the weaknesses of Real Madrid. Teams meet each other twice every year, and both coaches know the weaknesses or strengths.
What will be the main advantage of Atletico Madrid
Diego Simeone said that the biggest advantage would be a belief. The coach said that when players feel good, he is not afraid of anything. Atletico’s coach noted that players are feeling great after a big win against Barcelona. Simeone added that players know that he believes in them.
According to Simeone, the whole squad and coaching staff have positive energy towards the game. The team will try and give their best to win the Supercopa and start the year on a positive note.