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Atletico will fail in La Liga if they think about CL: Griezmann

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Madrid, May 6: Atletico Madrid French striker Antoine Griezmann has said if Atletico thinks only about the Champions League fil against Real Madrid it may “fail” in the remaining matches of La Liga.

“First, Levante and Celta,” said Griezmann on Thursday at a publicity event, referring to the last two Liga matches for Atletico, warning his team from focusing only on the Champions League fil in Milan, reports Efe.

Atletico are second in the La Liga standings just behind leaders FC Barcelo on goal difference with two matches left.

Regarding the European fil, the French striker was very happy after the tremendous effort of Atletico, noting that his team knew they had to do a lot defensively and use the chances they get. The Atletico striker recalled his goal in the second leg of the Champions League fil against Bayern Munich, critical to the their passage to the fil, saying that striker Ferndo Torres made a great assist and the Frenchman had no time to think.

Griezmann said he is not worried about facing Real Madrid in the Champions League fil, adding that it will be a good game to play and everything should be done to win it.

He also praised his coach Diego Simeone, saying that he helped him up his level and score more goals. IANS

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