Diego Simeone in a match of Atlético de Madrid


Simeone warns Barça: "We arrived at a good time"

Published:8/01/2020 - 21:27h

Updated:8/01/2020 - 21:27h

Diego Pablo Simeone appeared at a press conference before the media the day before the Spanish Super Cup match against FC Barcelona

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As it is usual in all the clubs, the trainer of the Athletic of Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, appeared in front of the media this Wednesday in the afternoon, a day before the dispute of the party of the semifinals of the Supercopa of Spain against the FC Barcelona, to analyse the party on the eve of the same.

About how go out in front of the Barça, recognised that everything will be very distinct to how encaró in LaLiga, since it treats of an eliminatory. "It will be different to the parties of League because there is a direct elimination and an alone result, that is to win. Each one will play with his tools, the League allows you other things, so there is an alone idea", said.

On the other hand, it did not want to pronounce about the drops of Ernesto Valverde in the Barça, that will not be able to have Arthur, Dembélé neither Ter Stegen. "It would be necessary to comment it to his trainers, in the world when it plays do not ask who played, but how remained the party. There will be a winner and is it unico that it matters", commented.

"Joao? I will treat that it live the Athletic with emotion and enthusiasm"

Also it commented his main absence, the one of Diego Coast, although it remembered that the team does time that is without him and that has solved it well. "We have it from it does a lot, it is very important, gives us competition and offensive fortresses yet still the team has worked very well", affirmed.

Simeone Also remembered the dangers of the Barça, although it admitted the good moment of his team. "The rival know the virtues, always has had them, with offensive game and some individualities that finish breaking any collective work of the rival. We arrive in good moment, with things to improve and play against the best of the world does you stronger because you have to light the alarms give of the start and the team grow and improve", manifested.

The 'Cholo', of the mimso way that Valverde, also commented the new format of the Supercopa. "We face it having to adapt us to what proposes the Federacion and look for resolve the semifinal that before there was not. It is necessary to have clear the concept, and things like travelling that before no sucedía. But trying win, that is what matters", admitted.

Also it left clear that Koke is recovered of his injury and that, was or not titling, goes to play. "It comes to train two or three days, is very well, with illusion and commitment. Herrera also was well in his absence, as Thomas and Saúl. Have some doubt of who will begin, but will play the four", sentenced.

The situation of Joao Félix

Simeone Also valued the situation of Joao Félix, the signing crashes of the past summer that is not happening pro his best moment. "Each footballer has a personality and a different time. Also it is necessary to speak him different. Inside the error that will commit will treat to hit in the form to arrive to each one of them so that they live the Athletic eagerly and emotion because to part that have talent need commitment. When it appears the feel for playing in the Athletic the things go out alone for all, the same that Savic when it arrived, Koke... I do not speak of proper names, but of a form to live the football that have from does time", concluded.

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