Diego Simeone crosses a difficult pass on the bench of Atletico Madrid. - REX / SIPA

Atlético Madrid, current third in Liga, were eliminated by a third division club, CD Leonesa, 2-1 after extra time on Thursday evening, in the round of 16 which turned into a nightmare for Liga clubs. A very bad pass for the people of Madrid: after losing the final of the Spanish Super Cup on January 12 against Real Madrid (0-0, 4-1 tab) and after having hit rock bottom (2-0) at Eibar on Last weekend in La Liga, Diego Simeone's men will not see the last 16 of the King's Cup.

"El Atlético fue devorado en León en uno de los episodios más oscuros de la era Simeone. La Cultural se ha puesto a la altura del Qarabag. //t.co/SB9b7pQ37O

- Guille (@ GuilleCordoba97) January 24, 2020

It is a major victory for the "Cultural" Leonesa (D3), which has eliminated one of the Spanish cadors and who will be one of the last two representatives of the Spanish third division in the Round of 16 of the Spain, with Badajoz. Very criticized this season and even more after the defeat Thursday evening, Simeone made Mourinho in conf, to recall how far he had brought the club in recent seasons.

'Tiene una buena plantilla', dice ... A este se le ha olvidado Godin, miranda, Filipe, Falcao, Raúl García, Diego Rivas, el mejor Arda, Tiago ... El mejor Diego costa ... Eso es lo que tenía el cholo cdo llegó. Lo de ahora es de risa y todavía los mete as champions

- JL Sutton (@sutton_jl) January 24, 2020

“There have always been complicated moments since I have been here, sometimes for not being qualified in C1, others for having lost two finals, one on penalty shootout and the other in the additional shoot. This kind of thing can happen after so many years here, even if it shouldn't. ” Manner of telling the colchoneros supporters that they do not know their happiness of the last years.

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