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Spain: Simeone credits Atletico fans for first-leg UCL win against Liverpool

Spain, Madrid
February 19, 2020 at 02:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

After an unprecedented show of support by Atletico Madrid's fans in a valuable win against Champion League’s reigning champions Liverpool, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone praised the fans for the victory.

"We started winning the game when we turned at the roundabout and saw the big crowd, very motivated and fearless," said Simeone after a glowing red-hot reception for his side ahead of the match.

Saul Niguez’s early goal for Atletico ensured a first-leg victory for the Spanish team as the Reds now hope to make up for their 1-0 loss with a win in Anfield on March 11.

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After an unprecedented show of support by Atletico Madrid's fans in a valuable win against Champion League’s reigning champions Liverpool, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone praised the fans for the victory.

"We started winning the game when we turned at the roundabout and saw the big crowd, very motivated and fearless," said Simeone after a glowing red-hot reception for his side ahead of the match.

Saul Niguez’s early goal for Atletico ensured a first-leg victory for the Spanish team as the Reds now hope to make up for their 1-0 loss with a win in Anfield on March 11.

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