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Spain: Atletico Madrid gear up for Liverpool Champions League clash

Spain, Madrid
February 17, 2020 at 23:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone said his team was "very motivated" ahead of its UEFA Champions League match against Liverpool FC on Tuesday, speaking at a press conference in Madrid on Monday.

Simeone said Atletico striker Diego Costa would feature in Tuesday's match, after recovering from a back injury in November.

"Diego Costa has improved. I think we discussed last weekend that he was improving. He is training very hard and is motivated. He is a part of the 19 players ready to play tomorrow."

"I don't see pessimism. I see optimism and motivation. The stadium will boom tomorrow. We have a very motivated squad. We are preparing for the game with high attitude and passion," Simeone said.

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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone said his team was "very motivated" ahead of its UEFA Champions League match against Liverpool FC on Tuesday, speaking at a press conference in Madrid on Monday.

Simeone said Atletico striker Diego Costa would feature in Tuesday's match, after recovering from a back injury in November.

"Diego Costa has improved. I think we discussed last weekend that he was improving. He is training very hard and is motivated. He is a part of the 19 players ready to play tomorrow."

"I don't see pessimism. I see optimism and motivation. The stadium will boom tomorrow. We have a very motivated squad. We are preparing for the game with high attitude and passion," Simeone said.

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