Simeone Not Disappointed with draws against Valencia
Madrid – A draw against Valencia Atletico Madrid failed to make the cut the distance to the two teams at the top of La Liga. However, Diego Simeone was disappointed that his team is not the target of the title.
Host Valencia in jornada 26, Monday (03/09/2015) pm dawn, Atletico only got one point. Ahead through Koke goals in the first half, Atletico eventually had to settle for a 1-1 draw after Valencia Shkodran Mustafi reply with a goal in the second half.
With this result, Atletico is in third with 55 points now seven points behind Barcelona, who led the standings. While Real Madrid who are level on it, Atletico distance of six points adrift.
But Simeone did not see this result as a wasted opportunity to get back into competition race for the title. Argentine coach was confirmed when the target Atletico –yaitu ketiga– ratings are still in range.
“La Liga is still long and we still competition with Sevilla and Valencia, which we can not beat,” said Simeone as preached ESPN FC.
“We had a one-point advantage now and have to defend it. We will continue to compete for what has been our target all season.”
“The goal is to reinvent ourselves after many changes in the squad last summer and remain competitive. Hopefully, when La Liga ends, we will be there in the desired position of the club,” he added.
The results of this match made Atletico still safe at third position with 55 points. Los colchoneros maintain superiority of the number of Valencia in fourth and six points ahead of Sevilla in fifth place.