The manager of Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone, has revealed why his side defeated Liverpool in the round of 16 first-leg in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Simeone noted that his side defeated the English Premier League side because they started well and got an early goal.
He commended his players for their performance against Jurgen Klopp’s side on Tuesday night at the Wanda Metropolitano.
La Liga side defeated the Champions League holder thanks to a goal from Saul Niguez in the early minute of the market.
Simeone while speaking after the match said: “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.”
“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.”