Simeone, on Guardiola: “We are not so stupid…”

Simeone applauded ironically looking at Guardiolawhile facing Foden, in addition to arguing with the fourth referee. Fernandinho was then wasting time. “Applaud Guardiola? Me? Me? Please. He applauded the people, our people,” said the Argentine coach.

“Those who have a great lexicon manage to praise you with contempt… Those of us who perhaps have less lexicon are not so stupid,” Simeone explained. “No, I didn’t go to Pep’s bench. I applauded the people who were appreciating the team’s effort,” added the Atlético coach, hurt by being eliminated from the Champions League.

Y SavicMeanwhile, he was reproaching the City coach, demanding that he now talk about that football that lives in the shadows, using anti-football as the English did. The Metropolitano was on fire, Atlético burning with anger.

While Ederson He repelled everything that passed through his area with that poisonous shot in the last breath of Correa that put the stadium on the verge of a nervous breakdown because the added time was already over 100 minutes. And in those moments, neighborhood fights that ended with Felipe being expelled for two yellow cards.

“Madrid? The king of the competition. If we play like the second half we won’t have a chance”

Guardiola, manager of Manchester City

“Wasting time? I have nothing to say,” he recalled Guardiola avoiding entering into controversy. “We are celebrating, but we could perfectly be eliminated. They have been very good and when they press… They have put us behind. We have forgotten to play. Thanks to them. Today we are celebrating, but by the second half we could be eliminated. Atleti He had a great second half”, the City coach specified.

“I have never criticized Atlético’s game. I have a lot of respect for Atlético. Don’t look for me, don’t look for me in the battle of styles”

Guardiola, manager of Manchester City

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“Madrid? It’s the king of the competition. It only needs to be easy. Our third semi-final of the competition. If we play like the second half we won’t have a chance. We’ll try to play like in Manchester and in moments of the first part of here,” said Guardiola. “We come from a match without time to prepare this one. They have been very good. It has been very complicated. We have resisted”.

“I have never criticized Atlético’s game. I have nothing to say about Atlético’s behavior. I have a lot of respect for Atlético. It has a lot of merit”, Guardiola said energetically. “Don’t look for me, don’t look for me in the battle of styles. Cholo can play as he wants. I have never criticized Atlético’s game. What he does he knows how to do like nobody else in the world”.

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