He faced the Giallorossi in the Champions League group stage. Diego Simeone knows the potential of Di Francesco‘s team.
His Atletico Madrid got an early elimination from the 2017-18 Champions League but the Spanish side is now competing to win the Europa League. Although he would have preferred to play the most important international competition for clubs, the Argentine is focused on bringing this trhopy to Spain.
On the eve of the match against Sporting he also spoke about Roma–Barcelona praising the Lupi for their determination and qualities demonstrated in the current European campaign.
“Whoever is working in football cannot be surprised about the final result in Rome. Professionals know that these things are possible. It’s a game in which there may be more or less good moments, there are small details that can decide an elimination, especially if you face great teams in the quarterfinals or in the semi-finals.”