The Atletico Madrid head coach saw a rare home defeat against their LA Liga counterpart that leaves them sweating on Champions league qualification through La Liga standing.


After going down against the Villarreal side the Argentine boss of Atletico believes now they have four finals in their accomplishment of Champions league.

The Atletico Madrid side faced a rare home defeat against the Villarreal side by 1-0 goal on their home soil.

Roberto Soriano scored the winning goal for the Villarreal side in the 82nd minute and with that loss, their 11 matches unbeaten run in all competition ends. 

In that match, the Villarreal goalkeeper Andres Fernandez made a couple of good saves to deny Griezmann, Gaitan, and Correa.

With that loss, the Atletico Madrid side is just three points clear than the fourth place Sevilla side who also have one game in their hand.

After the match, Simeone said: "We have to wait for future results we do not have to rush.

"We are in four finals and we will see what happens."

"I'm going with the sensations of football, football is this, a lot of times we win like that, it's part of the game. The ball did not want to go in.

"We were not fine for the last pass, they took advantage of the situation they had."

"We've had three or four games at Calderon that we do not give them goals and it also costs us, it's a team that is prepared to fight for the top positions.

"We've had chances in every game, we've won against a team that plays very well on the defensive side."