The Unimaginable happens to Atletico Madrid coach Simeone

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 16/09/2018

Atletico Madrid fans did the unimaginable to coach Diego Simeone during their 1-1 draw Eibar at Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday.

Things were not going in favour of Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano against Eibar and to make matter worse the visitors took the lead with three minutes to go through Sergi Enrich.

Simeone realizing the effect of the result, he quickly replaced Rodrigo for youngster Borja Garces and the crowd whistled at Simeone for his substitution, it was the first time it happens to the Argentine manager in front of his fans.

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"The team understood that I wanted to win the game and I could have taken off Koke and Saul in place of Rodrigo," Simeone said. 

"But, I thought that they can create a better transition in the attack. The fans come here and they are very impulsive."

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"They see a player doing well and I take him off. But, the manager who works with them every day put on a striker and that player went on to score the goal to draw the game."

Simeone added: "The team had chances to go in with an advantage at the break. Their keeper was spectacular. You have to congratulate him. We have to keep looking for these chances so the goal appears."

Up next for Atletico Madrid is the match against AS Monaco in the Champions League in France on Tuesday.