Like the A Final for Atletico
Madrid – Atletico Madrid will host Barcelona in the second leg of the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. With the opportunities that are still open, staring Los colchoneros this party is like a final.
In a match that will be held at the Vicente Calderon on Thursday (01/29/2015) pm dawn, the Atletico came in a disadvantaged position in the aggregate. At the first meeting at the Camp Nou a week ago, they narrowly lost 0-1 to Barca single goal by Lionel Messi.
Although not exactly ideal as stock, Atletico still have a chance at least big enough to step on the semi-finals. Given the determination of the match was held on home soil, the team made by Diego Simeone will get an injection of morale of the fans in the stadium.
Obviously will not be easy to reverse the result against Barca, especially the guests got pretty slick record in Calderon. Only one defeat in six perteman swallowed last, and even then with the score 1-0. The record also shows that the three last defeat Atletico Blaugrana at headquarters never with a striking difference, ie 3-4, 1-2, and 0-1 the latest.
However, insists Atletico camp opportunities not yet closed. They are going all out as a final action later.
“If we can reverse the result, all players do, and if we lose, then everything is also lost. All players must find motivation from his own point of view and try to face this game in the best way,” said defender Jose Maria Gimenez on the official club website.
“This Wednesday, we have to face this match as if it is the final and see what happens,” said he.