Still Able to Pursue Atletico Madrid-Barca?
Jakarta – Atletico Madrid increasingly scattered from Real Madrid and Barcelona after they were defeated Celta Vigo. What is the chance to retain the title of champion Atletico?
Come to Balaidos, Monday (16/02/2015) pm dawn, Atletico give up in the hands of Celta with a final score of 0-2. After the match, Simeone admitted making mistakes in preparing his team.
Without midfielder-gelandangnya like Koke, Raul Garcia, and Arda Turan Argentina coach was replacing its formation and lowers trio Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres, and Mario Mandzukic together for the first time.
However, Atletico midfield filled by Tiago, Gabi, and Saul Niguez trouble keeping the ball difficulties. As a result after a 0-0 draw during the first half, Celta opened his lead in the 59th minute through a penalty goal Nolito and Fabian Orellana ensure the home side three points.
With these results Atletico still collecting 50 points from 23 matches. Diego Simeone’s troops six points behind Barcelona in second and seven points from Madrid which still survive at the top.
Although mathematically the championship title is still within reach, but no doubt Atletico would be difficult to pursue a more consistent rival duo. In the rest of this competition, Mandzukic et al. they will meet with three teams in the top five as Sevilla (away), Valencia (cage), and Barcelona (cage).
Special teams of the latter, the new Atletico one win in its last 15 meetings in all competitions.
However, Simeone refused to give up. In a news conference after the game, Simeone questioned “They say a league created in the cages of small teams. Do Atletico have lost the championship title in Balaidos?”
Simeone replied bluntly: “Do not. Because I think Balaidos not a cage of a small team,” said he in As.