MADRID – Atletico Madrid must be eliminated from the Copa del Rey title after defeat at the hands of Barcelona. Playing in a stadium with a capacity of 53 thousand people in the quarter-final second leg, Atletico bowed 2-3 (2-4 aggregate).
However Diego Simeone kedisipilinan reluctant to criticize his team. Argentina coach was even proud with the performance that has been shown Fernando Torres cs for 90 minutes of the game.
“I am proud of my players performances. Copa del Rey is a very good tournament. In the process up to this stage, we already beat Hospitalet and Real Madrid, “said Simeone, as reported by Goal, Thursday (29/01/2015).
Besides complained about the poor grass at the Vicente Calderon, the former Inter Milan star was also taking the time to give kudos to the Blaugrana. According to him, Luis Enrique’s army has undergone many developments since last December.
“The first half was so incredible. It was an intense game and very difficult, because the field conditions were very bad, “he continued.
“Barcelona are also playing very well. They have been in excellent form since December, “