Koke Resurrection, captain of the
Atlético de Madrid
, was in charge of showing his face after the elimination of the rojiblanco team from the Champions League, at the hands of Chelsea.
“It is a difficult day, I think we were all very excited about this competition. We wanted to get through this tie but we have always been in tow. In the first leg we weren’t as we should have been. Today in the first half, they found spaces, we tried to press up because we had to score goals but at all times we were in the game. At half-time we tried to find solutions to score the first goal and try to win the game with the second, but it couldn’t be, ”said the player in words to Movistar +.
“With the expulsion the team has been in tow and the second goal came that killed us,” he said to deny that the team is tired. “Maybe that can be seen from the outside but the team is good, it is strong. We have played against a great team that had things very clear, both when playing and pressing. The rival team also plays … ”, he pointed out.
“We try to make a high pressure and when they overtake you, in the end the field becomes very long … They occupied the spaces very well when attacking, even to have the ball. In an unfortunate play of ours the first goal came and at the end, in the first goal and in this one we have gone in tow without achieving a goal that would have made us get into the game “, reflected the player of the Atlético de Madrid.
“In the end they pushed very well. We have been slow when it comes to moving the ball. On the outside we have arrived two or three times, Marcos has thrown or three good centers but without luck to reach the goal. We have not found what we were looking for, press and steal above ”, said Vallecano.
He finally said that the Athletic “He has no doubts.” “How are we going to have doubts at this point? If we had doubts, we would not go out to play. Maximum confidence in this team, that we are having a great season in The league and we can reach the goal that is to be a champion … without leaving the day to day. On Sunday we have a final against Alavés and we have to win it to go to the break calmly and keep the distance with those who come.