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Diego Simeone the conductor as Atlético orchestra finds its rhythm

The Atlético Madrid manager was at his whirling, grizzled best as his side claimed a first-leg advantage against Liverpool Jürgen Klopp stood and watched the referee pull the yellow card from his pocket, a symbol of his frustration, while to his right Diego Simeone raised the roof. Up and down the touchline Atlético Madrid’s manager went, wildly …

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Liverpool made a huge mistake against Atlético Madrid by forgetting their best quality

In a game that called for patience, Jürgen Klopp’s team vacillated between stretches of languid play and moments of frantic individualism. Liverpool were hit early in the first leg of their round of 16 tie against Atlético Madrid and never recovered. The final 15 minutes told you everything you need to know: Jürgen Klopp’s team …

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Liverpool must forget the myths about Diego Simeone, because Atlético Madrid are totally different in Champions League

Atlético have played remarkably different styles in the Champions League and La Liga this season. Close your eyes and picture a Diego Simeone team and there it is, in crystal clear 1080p: two banks of four; a solo, sprightly presser; rigid adherence to the coach’s doctrine. Throughout his time in Madrid, Simeone has been famed …

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