Simeone reveals why Atletico Madrid defeated Liverpool
Simeone’s men Atletico Madrid defeated the Premier League leaders at the Wanda Metropolitano, thanks to an early goal from Saul Niguez.
Simeone was quote saying: “We started very well and found a goal against Liverpool, and then we understood that we could defend well against them regardless of where the match took us.
Atletico Madrid manager said, the fans were a huge part of the memorable win, and they were making an impact before the players even took to the pitch….we started winning the game when our bus turned at the roundabout and we saw the reaction of the people.
“This is one of those nights that you never forget, beating the best team in the world.“My players did great against a mighty side Liverpool.”
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, has explained why he substituted forward, Sadio Mane, during his side’s Champions League 1-0.
He said, “I substituted Sadio Mane because he was targeted to get another yellow card after he received the first one,” Klopp told BT Sport.
“He played very well in the first-half, and what Atletico Madrid players wanted was to make sure Mane got a yellow card, so it was a tactical decision.”