Antoine Griezmann had another difficult evening on Wednesday for his premiere at the Wanda Metropolitano. And not only because of the draw conceded by the Colchoneros (0-0).
Antoine Griezmann was probably not surprised. As might be expected from the comments made by supporters of theAtletico Madrid since the announcement of his great return to the Colchoneros, his reunion with the Wanda Metropolitano has indeed been painful to say the least. The fault of the many whistles which he was the target from the presentation of the teams or when he came into play in the second half.
Because four days after starting the match against Espanyol Barcelona for his comeback with the Colchoneros, Antoine Griezmann this time had to be content with a replacement role. There too, given its sluggish premiere and the words of Diego Simeone at a press conference, there was no need to be surprised. And once again, the former Barcelonan was transparent, never managing to influence the debates.
Simeone did not appreciate …
And it is not the sad draw (0-0) conceded by the champions of Spain that could make the French smile again. Placed in the group of death, alongside AC Milan and Liverpool, the Matelassiers have indeed lost two points that could be expensive in the race for qualification. He will just be able to console himself with the words made by Diego Simeone, stepped up to the plate at a press conference to point the finger at the attitude of the supporters towards him.
“They make a whole film of this situation and make it unhealthy, whereas for us it is important to have recovered an extraordinary footballer like him, of which we will be able to benefit”, he confided to the microphone of Movistar + before putting his player in front of his responsibilities. ” I hope he can respond on the ground to people who criticize him. Griezmann has the challenge of winning back fans after what happened “, He indeed launched for the Mâconnais. Another glimmer of hope for the Madrid n ° 8: in view of the performance of Joao Felix, he could quickly regain a starting status …
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