Diego Simeone Praise Appearance Pepe Reina and Jan Oblak
Atletico Madrid coach, Diego Simeone, gave special praise to the two goalkeepers who appeared in the Audi Cup 2017 game on Tuesday (1/8/2017) local time.
Playing at the Allianz Arena, Atletico could beat Napoli with a score of 2-1.
The match took place tight in the first half. Napoli had opened the scoring early in the second half through Jose Callejon goal in the 56th minute.
However, Atletico could reverse the situation thanks to two goals created by Fernando Torres (72 ‘) and Luciano Vietto (81’).
“I think Pepe Reina (Napoli goalkeeper) is one of the best goalkeepers in the world,” Simeone said.
“It can be seen in this match that he is always ready,” he said.
Selan that, in this match, Atletico had a loss when the referee pointed to the white spot in the 33rd minute.
However, thanks to Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak’s glorious performance, Arkadiusz Milik did not manage to maximize the chances of a penalty kick.
“Jan Oblak is also a decisive player in this match for thwarting a penalty kick,” said Simeone.
The victory over Napoli makes Atletico will certainly appear in the final of the Audi Cup 2017.
The Spanish league’s elite team will play against Liverpool who successfully conquered host Bayern Munich with a 3-0 victory.