ANDhe athletic sealed last night the minimum required by the entity and the staff, a position in the next Champions. After not being able to defend until the end the brilliant title of The league buckled in Valladolid almost a year ago (the anniversary is celebrated on May 22) those of Simeone They certified their pass to the top continental competition with two days to go. In the case of those of Metropolitanthose who will dispute with Sevilleat home, and Real societyoutside, and that they will only be worth to look for the second place of the bara… and that Seville do not lower him from the third position.
The athletic, in short, to return to play the most important tournament for the tenth consecutive season. From 13-14, where he reached the final of Lisbonthe rojiblancos have not missed any edition thanks to a Simeone that has managed to stop being news buying a ticket for a tournament that, before the Argentine coach arrived, had barely been played three times in 34 years (the 96-97 campaign, and the 08-09 and 09-09 editions). 10). And eight in all.
The data serves, as things are, to value the rojiblanco growth since the arrival of the coach who was already an idol wearing number 14… and being key in the aforementioned Doublet. A club now installed in the sports elite (this course reached the quarterfinals… to be eliminated by the Manchester City for a global balance of just 1-0) that he needs economically from this indisputable boost that represents the more than 80 kilos that guarantees reaching the intersections. A lifesaver in the accounts, in short.
This achieved the athletic with his victory in Martinez Valero from Elche. A scenario where, just a year ago, he saw danger The league largely won in the 11 meters that separated the penalty shot by Loyalty of the stick that defends oblak. That 0-1 was an almost definitive step for the title, yesterday’s victory was worth a new classification for the Champions. Elchein short, as the rojiblanco charm of a team that will celebrate in the next edition of The Champions League its brightest decade in terms of shares among the aristocracy of the Old continent.