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Simeone: We couldn’t play as we wanted

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone rued his team’s physical deficiencies after the stunning loss to RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. “It cost us to win the duels. They were faster and cut the play. We gave everything we had,” lamented Simeone whose …

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RB Leipzig stun Atletico Madrid to reach Champions League semis

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  RB Leipzig, competing in the UEFA Champions League for the second time, stunned Atletico Madrid 2-1 here on Thursday to enter the tournament’s semifinals for the first time. Both sides played conservatively in the first half, failing to create clear-cut chances. Everything changed in the …

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Gutsy Atletico given hope after surprise win over Liverpool

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Liverpool were the victims of an old-fashioned Atletico Madrid masterclass on Tuesday as Diego Simeone’s side ground out a 1-0 win in Madrid to give themselves hope of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals. Saul Niguez raised the roof at a bouncing Wanda Metropolitano by scoring in …

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Stuttering Atletico seek old habits to upset Liverpool and the odds

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Atletico Madrid might once have relished the challenge of resisting an opponent like Liverpool, but reaching the Champions League’s quarter-finals will require a performance not yet seen from them this season. Diego Simeone’s side are no longer the same Atletico famed for their inch-perfect defence, relentless …

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