“A Titanic named Atlético”title this Thursday AS after the brand new Colchoneros defeat yesterday. On the street to Mallorca, they misplaced 1-0 and proceed their black collection. For 5 conferences in all competitions, the folks of Madrid haven’t received a match. After a draw towards Bayer Leverkusen within the Champions League (2-2, October 26), they continued with two defeats. The primary towards Cadiz in La Liga (3-2, October 29). The second towards FC Porto within the Champions League (2-1, November 1). This additionally led to the elimination of Atlético in C1 and all European competitions.
The Colchoneros are left behind in La Liga and eradicated from all European cups
An enormous blow each sportingly and economically for the reason that membership from the Spanish capital has given up on an enormous test and must promote a number of gamers. Diego Simeone will, actually, have to cut back his group with simply La Liga and the Copa del Rey. Following this fiasco, El Cholo had indicated that his membership would deal with successful La Liga. However Atléti adopted up with a draw towards Espanyol (1-1, November 6) and a defeat yesterday towards Mallorca (1-0). The Colchoneros are actually in sixth place within the La Liga standings (24 factors, 7 wins, 3 attracts and 4 losses).
They’re 13 factors behind Barça (1st, 37 factors) and eight factors behind Actual Madrid (2nd, 32 factors and 1 recreation much less). The folks of Madrid are additionally forward of Actual Sociedad (third, 26 factors) and have the identical variety of factors as Bilbao and Betis (24 factors). Much less efficient offensively (21 objectives scored in La Liga) and above all far more friable defensively (14 objectives conceded), the folks of Madrid are worrying. “Pink alert”launches AS who had beforehand in contrast the membership to the Titanic. The Iberian media reported: “the rojiblanca staff has hit an iceberg and is slowly sinking with out anybody with the ability to repair it”.
Atlético is dear
Then he added: “over the previous two weeks, European choices have evaporated, being kicked out of the Champions League after the draw towards Leverkusen, with a penalty missed on the final second, and in addition being kicked out of the Europa League with the defeat in Porto. And if within the league they might regain a number one place and be a part of the struggle for the title, the defeats towards Cadiz and Mallorca and the draw at dwelling towards Espanyol weighed them down.. Similar story on the facet of model who’s writing : “From shipwreck to shipwreck. Atlético proceed their decline forward of the World Cup. The Rojiblancos resign in La Liga (…) Muriqi (scorer final evening, editor’s be aware) buries a useless individual”.
The day by day continues: “Simeone has enemies at dwelling. Critics will proceed to fall on him, however he has enemies at dwelling. There’s not a lot the coach can do when his three centre-backs Savic, Reinildo and Felipe make errors towards a Mallorca striker. A nonsense that would not finish in any other case than with a 1-0 for the Mallorca staff». AS additionally talked about the case of El Cholo. “A coach who appears to lack power and concepts to show the scenario round and errors which might be repeated recreation after recreation”can we learn.
The Spanish press is unfastened on Diego Simeone
The Argentinian, like his gamers, is singled out. “We remorse that they didn’t go searching for the matches from the beginning, give floor once they now not defend themselves as earlier than, have gamers like João Félix or Cunha disconnected and that they’ve an absence of depth. , proposals… Some gamers are removed from their finest degree (Savic, Giménez, Carrasco, Llorente…), others haven’t understood the membership’s philosophy and depart the unhappy feeling of getting little ardour for the Atlético crest.”
Which is definitely not the case with the coach, who’s criticized. Through the present The Chiringuito, some columnists have requested for his head. One mentioned: “They’ve to fireplace him now. He’s poisonous”. One other mentioned: “Simeone should resign for the nice of Atlético”. For his half, the Argentinian doesn’t appear prepared to depart, he who spoke about the remainder of the season yesterday. “The break will do good within the league. It will give us a little bit peace of thoughts to work, to get well Koke, Reguilon, Lemar, and I hope that after the World Cup we are going to come again with the will to vary this case.. We should hope for Atlético who misplaced large in just a few days.