La Liga

Diego Simeone plays down unbeaten run

October 26, 2012
By Press Association
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is happy for others to revel in his side's 21-game unbeaten run, but not his players.

The capital club continued their hot streak in the Europa League last night as a much-changed XI beat Portuguese side Academica 2-1 at the Vicente Calderon.

The victory was also Atlti's 16th in a row in European competitions, but Simeone was unfussed by such talk afterwards.

"Statistics are for the history books and journalists," he said, before ...

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