Atletico bleeds to a standing ball … and Liverpool flies

first_imgSince the Cholo arrived, the worst league at the defensive level had been 2013-14, with six goals conceded. Now, Real Sociedad, Sevilla, Granada, Levante, Eibar (two) and Valencia (two), plus Leverkusen in Europe, have already taken advantage of this red-and-white weakness before the foreign board. And in three days it is measured at a Liverpool which, precisely, manages air play as few in Europe. So, in these eighths, the great threat by air will be Van Dijk, that with his 1.93 he has scored four goals in the Premier League, three born from the corner and the other from a foul on the area. Although, it is also true, Atlético has things to say in the air game. Morata also has four goals, three at stake and one of a foul launched by Trippier. Y the strategy has originated many others marked by Savic, Herrera, Costa and Felipe. Simeone also has Giménez ready for the appointment, thinking in both areas. All help adds up to a Champions battle that can be resolved in any play and where Atleti should be more alert than ever … Klopp’s is, in fact, the major league team that has scored the most goals (13) and corner (eight), plus three others when finishing off fouls. In Champions, two others with their heads, one of them born from the corner. In Spain, to compare, they send Real Madrid and Getafe, with 13 and 12 accurate testarazos Among all competitions. Last year, Liverpool won the Champions League and fought the Premier League to the limit thanks to its 25 head goals (in 104 shots); 18 born in corners and seven in indirect free …center_img Atlético missed the victory at Mestalla by two goals conceded to the ball stopped and, the worst, is not something punctual for the team. Valencia was not the first to find the cracks of the rojiblancos, which they have already fitted nine goals in strategy plays -Without counting direct free-, eight in the League (the worst of First) and one in the Champions League. What was once one of the team’s strongest points is now a problem. Y a Liverpool arrives on Tuesday and don’t forgive …It hurts to see that who one day was your ally now has turned against you and it hurts that it’s not just a matter of centimeters, no matter how much the Godin are no longer, Raúl García, Torres… Because, there are the most recent examples, Kondogbia equalized by finishing off the ground and before, for 1-1, Maxi allowed himself the luxury of controlling a center from the corner with his chest. “We have to be more attentive,” Thomas summed up after the game.last_img

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