Antoine Griezmann It was the news at the debut of the Atletico Madrid on the Champions League. The French forward generated high expectations before the start of the game and even after it was over. The Cholo SimeoneHowever, he came out to defend his new player despite harsh criticism and whistles from his fans.
“They are making a movie and a morbid situation that only generates the importance of having recovered an extraordinary footballer and that we can enjoy it,” explained the Argentine coach. He also highlighted that the rojiblanco attacker faces a new challenge. “Griezmann he has a challenge ahead of him based on what has happened in the past, “said Simeone in reference to how he left the club and the reception he has received in his revival at Wanda.
The player Athletic He came out in the 53rd minute and got off to a very energetic start with participation in the game. However, as the game and the OpOrto was growing, the rojiblanco striker was diluted. The Atletico Madrid had a gray premiere at the Champions League. It was not the desired start, but the rojiblancos rescue a point for their next meeting in San Siro against the Milan.
“We must continue to improve. The team has improvement ahead, and we will aim at that. Find a way for the team to maintain continuity in the game for as many minutes as possible,” concluded Simeone.
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