Atlético de Madrid
The 19/20 season will start this Sunday, against Pomegranate, in the Metropolitan Wanda. He will do it at home, a rarity almost in the years of the It was Simeone. If something has marked the beginning of each season since the Argentine came to the mattress bench, it is irregularity, beyond the fact that he has not been bad.
He has never lost in his first official match since the Cholo took over, but its beginnings it is also true that it cost him to win. three wins and five draws make up the eight starts of Simeone with the Athletic, in league competition.
The most recent precedent is from last season, when the Atlético de Madrid managed to beat the Getafe in a very difficult game to get ahead, in which the rojiblanco team missed a penalty but ended up winning with a goal from Morata.
In 12/13, the mattress team visited Levante and drew 1-1 with a goal from Burn turan and suffering a lot. In the following course, on 13/14, perhaps the most round triumph of the It was Simeone at startup. Let’s remember that it was the course of the league title. A resounding 1-3, with a stellar performance by Diego Costa, in the Sánchez Pizjuán before a Seville heavily reinforced.
In the subsequent campaign draw and reverse at home Vallecano Ray (0-0). In 15/16, the last mentioned victory, at home, suffering a lot, before Las Palmas, with a final goal of Griezmann.
In 16/17, another unexpected draw at home, a 1-1 against him Alaves that weighed down the start of the campaign. In 17/18, another unexpected draw, this one in Montilivi 2-2 and after going 2-0 down on the scoreboard with half an hour to go. In the 19/20 campaign, against Valencia, tie to one goal in Mestalla, with a goal of Angel Correa which was later neutralized by the Rodrigo.