Atletico Imbang, Simeone Extends Negative Notes on Barcelona
Diego Simeone extended his poor record against Barcelona after Atletico Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw by El Barca in the eighth week of the Spanish league on Sunday (15/10/2017).
In his latest meeting with Barcelona, Simeone’s club, Atletico Madrid, had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
Kubu host is actually able to excel first in the 21st minute through Saul Niguez.
However, when the victory seemed to be in sight for Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez dashed those hopes eight minutes before the referee’s long whistle.
These results further extend Diego Simeone’s poor record when meeting Barcelona in the last 12 meetings in the Spanish league.
The Argentine coach never won in 12 meetings in the Spanish League over the Blaugrana.
Quoted from Opta, the former Inter Milan player was recorded eight times lost results and four draws when meeting with Barcelona when coach of Atletico Madrid.
In fact, Atletico Madrid’s last victory over Barcelona in the Spanish league took place in February 2010 and that was when Atletico was still trained by Quique Sanchez Flores.
Although a scourge in the Spanish League, Barcelona just be able to conquer Atletico Madrid upbringing Simeone while competing in the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid Simeone’s last care beat Barcelona in the Champions League in 2015-2016 season with a score of 2-0 in the quarter-finals.
The victory also brought Los Rojiblancos to qualify for the semifinals after a 3-2 aggregate win over the Blaugrana.