With nine days to go to the end of League, when his leadership is more in dispute than ever, with only one point of advantage over the Barcelona, second, the Atlético de Madrid He repeated his traditional meal among staff, coaching staff and directors of the last seasons at this time in a farm in the mountains of Madrid, in a conspiracy to achieve his objectives.
After 2:00 p.m. the team was summoned in Robledo by Chavela, in the western mountains of Madrid, where the staff and the coaching staff traveled in two buses from the Majadahonda Sports City, after morning training, at the meal organized by each course Miguel Angel Gil Marin, CEO of the entity, to spend a few hours outside of football.
A year ago, in February 2020, the goals were the positions of the ‘Champions’And continue to advance in the European competition, because then I was playing the round of 16 against Liverpool; this Thursday, meanwhile, there is no other challenge than the League for the rojiblanco team, leader during the last 17 rounds of the championship.
You have almost done that ‘obligation’ that the club marks each start of the course to qualify for Champions League of the following season -the Athletic it would be at least fourth even if he lost six of his last nine games – so his gaze is invariably on the title, so seemingly on track a few months ago and so close to losing it today.
His downturn has reduced his distance to a single point over Barcelona, second, and to three over him Real Madrid, third. He has added only 16 of the 30 points played in the last ten days, of which he only won four, tied four and lost two, while the Barça club has been almost infallible – it has won nine of those ten duels – and the team Blanco has won seven, has matched two – one against Atlético – and has lost one in that stretch.
The result of the crossing of the three paths leaves the Athletic with a minimal difference while the classic for el Real Madrid and the Barcelona and the duel against him Betis in the stadium Benedict
Villamarin for him; one of the nine remaining matches to define who will be the champion of The league Santander 2020-21.