He achieved the biggest victory outside his bases. A stern warning from Atletico Madrid to Barcelona and Real Madrid

After its sweeping victory over Rayo Vallecano – at the end of the third round of the Spanish Football League – Atletico Madrid imposed itself as a strong competitor for the “La Liga” title during the current season 2023-2024, and provided indications that it would be a strong match for the poles Real Madrid and Barcelona.

According to the Spanish newspaper “Marca”, “Atletico”, led by Argentine coach Diego Simeone, continues its impressive results that began after the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup competitions, as Atletico played 24 matches in “La Liga” last season, winning 16 of them, drawing 5 times and losing 3 times. Just two against Barcelona and the last from Elche, before the new season begins in impressive fashion with two wins and a draw.

Atletico launched the 2023-2024 season by defeating Granada 3-1 in the first round, then drew 0-0 with Real Betis at the difficult “Benito Villamarin” stadium in the second week, before crushing Rayo Vallecano in the mini-Madrid derby in the third round at the “Teresa Rivero” stadium, which is The biggest victory achieved by “Al Roji Blancos” in the League away from home since its founding 120 years ago.

The newspaper believes that Atletico Madrid benefited from the lessons of the past by not giving up points at the beginning of the season, in order to remain in competition for the title until the end.

And “Marca” confirmed the team’s intentions to compete strongly through the great victory over Rayo Vallecano, the stronghold of the latter, which is the result that put “Al Roque Blancos” in second place in the standings table with 7 points, two points behind leaders Real, who have the full mark (9) and with a goal difference only from Girona. III and Barcelona IV.

In an attempt to elude the press and the media, Simeone still believes that Real and Barcelona are better than his team and the rest of the teams in La Liga.

Simeone said, “I will not change my mind for a match in which we were very strong. It is clear that Real and Barcelona are better than everyone. Our team wins in order to remain competitive when they fail. We have a competitive team and this makes me very happy. I trust this group and we always have to do our best.”

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