Diego Pablo Simeone, giving instructions while Griezmann plays

PRESS CONFERENCE OF SIMEONE

The reaction of Simeone after the gesture of Griezmann to the terracing

Published:5/02/2018 - 09:46h

Updated:5/02/2018 - 09:46h

The trainer of the Athletic of Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, was asked in press conference by the whistles received by Antoine Griezmann in the second half, when it braked a contragolpe that was not clear in the last minutes

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The Argentinian technician of the Athletic of Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, was asked in press conference after the victory harvested against Valencia (1-0) by the gesture of Antoine Griezmann to the terracing of Wanda Metropolitan, a sector of the which whistled to the French when it decided to brake a contragolpe that was not of the all clear, with the aim to keep the possession in the last minutes.

Simeone Understood the decision of Griezmann and valued the good party made by the French player, independently of the criticisms poured against him by part of the fans colchonera. "The footballers are those who better interpret what have to do in the terrain of game. Antoine did a perfect party understanding what it was necessary to do in each moment", commented the trainer rojiblanco.

"It did not attack unnecessarily when there was not attack, sustained the ball when it had to sustain it"

And it undid in praises to Antoine Griezmann, although the French attacker so only has marked this season 9 goals in the 24 parties that has contested between LaLiga Santander and the Champions League. "It is an extraordinary player when it is in shape, as in this moment", said.

"It has done it all very today. It worked well with Parejo, did not attack unnecessarily when there was not attack, sustained the ball when it had to sustain it", valued on the performance of Griezmann this past Sunday. The French completed 83% of his passes and only lost once the balloon in 90 minutes, proof that it played a party what less precise regarding combinations.

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"It has read very very what it was necessary to do, because if we lose the ball in this moment is complicated", added by his part Saúl Ñíguez. "The people wants to more, understand it, but sometimes is necessary to be intelligent as it has been it Griezmann and give him pause to the party", signalled the mate of Griezmann in the Athletic of Madrid. FC Barcelona and Manchester United threaten to carry to crashes it gala.

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