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02 Dec 2019, 06:18 IST

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Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone appears on throughout Sunday’s 1-Zero loss to Barcelona

Diego Simeone mentioned he’s not apprehensive about Barcelona and Actual Madrid, as an alternative involved by Sevilla after Atletico Madrid misplaced additional floor in LaLiga.

Atletico suffered a 1-Zero defeat to Barcelona, who prevailed in Madrid due to Lionel Messi’s gorgeous 86th-minute objective on Sunday.

The outcome left Atletico languishing in sixth, six factors behind LaLiga champions Barca and Madrid, and 5 adrift of third-placed Sevilla.

“Barcelona and Actual Madrid don’t fret me,” Atletico head coach Simeone instructed reporters. “Sevilla do, it is now 5 factors.”

Atletico seemed the higher of the 2 sides for many components of Sunday’s showdown within the Spanish capital.

Nevertheless, Atletico had been unable to take benefit – Simeone’s facet managing simply 16 targets in 15 league matches this season.

It comes after an low season of change, which noticed Antoine Griezmann, Diego Godin, Rodri, Filipe Luis, Juanfran and Lucas Hernandez depart, and the likes of Joao Felix, Marcos Llorente, Mario Hermoso, Kieran Trippier and Felipe are available in.

And Simeone known as for endurance as he mentioned: “The crew gave the whole lot, the gamers are doing what the coach is asking of them.

“Change will come and, as an alternative of hitting the put up, the ball will go in. Now we have to remain affected person and know that we’re in a 12 months of transition.

“I am the least affected person individual, we’ve to grasp the large change that the crew has gone by means of, however we want time to enhance.

“We’re competing in all of the matches we play in. I’ve the power and stability to know that the league season is lengthy.”

On Atletico’s lack of targets, Simeone added: “We will not argue with the numbers. We’re busy looking for options.

“The one means is to create probabilities and we did that. Joao [Felix] had rhythm, [Angel] Correa was superb.

“It has been eight years and it is the second to push to realize what the membership are searching for.”

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