As if the pressure had suddenly vanished, having overcome the efforts of so much defeat and thicket at the beginning of the course that left Atlético out of Europe and without any chance of a title yet in January, Simeone's team finally recognizes


as itself.

And compete and do not lose.

And have fun.

And he laments that it is matchday 24 and not 10, and that any reaction is already insufficient to not even stalk Barça and Real Madrid.

At the moment, he is already third thanks to his thunderous win against Sevilla, the most placid and happy night of the course.

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There are already eight league games without losing that have led to the defeat of a Real Sociedad that also did nothing seemed unattainable.

Atlético, fleeced by departures (

Joao Félix, Cunha, Felipe

), injuries (

Reinildo, De Paul, Reguilón

) and even sanctions (

Correa, Molina

), feel confident in themselves.

On the night that Cholo made history in capital letters by beating

Luis Aragonés

and becoming the rojiblanco coach with the most games (613), the one that uncovered the killer essences of

Memphis Depay

, Atlético finally felt its fullness.

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Simeone's emotional letter to Luis Aragonés: "Only you can understand me"

  • Writing: THE WORLD

Simeone's emotional letter to Luis Aragonés: "Only you can understand me"

The staging was everything, an indication of what was to come.

One determined fighter, the other timorous.

Sevilla is fragile like a newborn fawn.

He stalks his descent, but, worse, he is cornered by his own ghosts.



is not able to get out of the maze.

Two minutes later, Memphis already anticipated that he was going to be the great protagonist.

In his first title, already done in the Cholo military service after his winter arrival from Barça, the Dutchman stood alone against



he missed.

But he wasn't going to forgive anymore.

Because what came was a gale.

Football and occasions.

With a masterful


, flying over the lawn of the Metropolitan like an orchestra conductor.

Atlético destroyed Sevilla, on the right with


, controls that are worth carats;

on the left with


, who was about to open the scoring with a shot that did not cross far enough.

Depay was not going to take long, penalizing visiting suicide: a loss,


, Memphis, Griezmann goal pass, Memphis again and boom.

A lightning succession.

Memphis, congratulated by his teammates after one of his goals.THOMAS COEXAFP

Four minutes later, another rojiblanca recovery in the middle and a shot from the Dutchman, full of confidence, from the front to Bono's squad, to the ecstasy of the Metropolitan.

That, however, he was going to go to rest with some bitterness, because in the only incursion in Seville, an arrival in which only



Es Nesyri

fished a goal that gave him a life that he did not even imagine.

The Moroccan has five goals in the last six games.

But it was a mirage.

Just back from the locker room, another local electroshock.

Another lethal connection between Memphis and Griezmann -a promising couple that is inaugurating-, given the passivity of the Sevilla defense.

And a left-footed shot to the Frenchman's squad from 30 meters, with an affectionate dedication to Cholo.

Morata double

The party was already torn to pieces.

Carrasco made the fourth with a great pass from

Pablo Barrios

and, to delve into his sadness,


missed a penalty that Llorente had committed.


rounded off with two more goals,


made his debut and Gueye was sent off for a double yellow.

From the derby at the Bernabéu, from the controversies and what could have been and was not, Atlético escaped with a win like he did not remember.

There was no better tribute to Cholo, in honor of Luis.

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