Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has hailed his side’s victory victory over Bayern munich saying he is proud of what his side has achieved.
Speaking at the press conference after the match, Atletico Madrid’s boss couldn’t hide his excitement,saying “It was a very good first half by Bayern, they’re a great team. The missed penalty gave us life. The penalty miss by Torres hurt us but in the end it was like a movie, thrilling, with five minutes extra time”.Antoine Griezmann fired in an equaliser on the break after half-time, and although Robert Lewandowski’s header set up a tense finish, Atletico held on, despite Fernando Torres missing a penalty.
Simeone, whose side beat Barcelona in the quarter-finals and now Bayern munich said,”We’ve beaten some of the best teams in Europe, now we’re one step closer to the dream we all have. We have a chance to write the history that nobody at Atletico has”.
When asked about his preference of team for the finals, Simeone insists he doesn’t care “It doesn’t matter who the opponent in the final is. We are ready to fight with everyone”.
Atletico Madrid lost the Champions league final to Real madrid two years ago when Sergio Ramos scored a last minute goal which took the game to extra time where Realmadrid eventually sealed the victory.They have another fighting chance again this year with Diego Simeone saying “I hope that destiny will eventually help us in the final”.