Diego Simeone in the bench of Atlético de Madrid


Simeone will be in the bench of Atlético against Barça

Published:8/01/2020 - 10:10h

Updated:8/01/2020 - 12:38h

Diego Simeone's presence in the Spanish Supercup was in doubt, but finally Atlético de Madrid coach will be on the bench. The ban to the argentinian has been cancelled and there will be no problems against FC Barcelona

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Athletic of Madrid and FC Barcelona ultiman preparativos for his duel in the Supercopa of Spain, and the rojiblancos have good news. Both groups will contest the second semifinal of the championship this Thursday in search of the definite clash that will take place the Sunday, and the valid runner-up of LaLiga will be able to do it with one of his big referents on the lawn of the King Abdullah Sports City.

Speaking in terms more concrete, Diego Simeone will be able to seat in the bench after being withdrawn his sanction in the tournament, after this Real Tuesday Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) communicated, before even of the claim of the juridical services 'colchoneros', that the punishment that dragged from 2014 had prescribed. To the technician fell him then eight parties, of which already had cleared four.

In one of the crashes that in this course measured him to the Real Madrid, the one of Buenos Aires argued with Fernández Borbalán and his assistants and was expelled, what unchained to his time a penalty by several reasons. The more bass translated in the mentioned four meetings that 'cleaned' in LaLiga, but the half was pending because his team had not gone back to go in in the competition of the 'KO'.

The rule modified in 2015 and turned into a favourable argument to the athletic interests. From this year, decided that the slight faults also could extend to the rest of domestic commitments, what involves that in the First Division, the Argentinian also could have freed. In any case, explaining that the infringement was slight, concretised that the period of prescription is fixed in a month.

In these circumstances, the ex player has free road to head to his pupilos from the band, a situation that considers , obviously, beneficial for the Madrilenian. His trainer is between the best of the world and very known are his dowries to motivate to the troops, although the precedents play, in the majority of cases, in favour of the square barcelonista, that has turned into a difficult obstacle to surpass.

Simeone Is less effective against the Barça

Although the precedents explain little in this type of parties, the previous duels smile to the Barça in the Supercopa. In the 27 occasions in which they have been expensive to face, Simeone only has obtained two triumphs, although they were determinants for two eliminations culés in the Champions. The rest, in all the competitions, saldó with 16 Barcelona victories and nine ties, a losa difficult to raise.

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