Simeone: “Chelsea, us, and Roma all have the same chances.”


Atletico manager Diego Simeone spoke at a press conference today ahead of the match against Roma, these are his words:

“We’re the favorites? We start from scratch, Chelsea, us and Roma all have the same chances of going thru. They all have great players and full rosters, a journeys begins tomorrow motivates us.”



“Extra motivation because of my time at Lazio? I do not want to mix situations. I lived extraordinary years at Lazio, but I have great respect for Roma. I’m proud of how much I gave to my Lazio. But now I am the head manager at Atletico. The only thing I am thinking about is Roma, who want to try and play good football and have a lot of speed on the flanks and have great technical quality.”

“Is this the most important match? You know how appealing this competition is so yes, it’s very important. In football, it is always said that the most important match is the next one. Roma are a great team, they plays very well and can really have a great Champions League campaign.”