Antoine Griezmann, the party is spoiled


By: Manu Tournoux

Despite his incredible record, Antoine Griezmann had a hard time with the draw conceded by the Colchoneros against Getafe (3-3).

Antoine Griezmann became a little more legendary at Atletico Madrid on Tuesday evening. Thanks to a double, his 172e and 173e goals with the Colchoneros, the French world champion has in fact equaled the goals record with the Madrid club, until then held only by Luis Aragones. A historic performance nevertheless spoiled by the scenario of the match against Getafe.

While Atletico, quickly reduced to 10, led 3-1 a few minutes from the end, the Madrid neighbor indeed equalized in added time, depriving Diego Simeone’s troops of two precious points in the race for first places . “ It’s a shame because ten of us made a good effort. We held on, but Greenwood hurt us a lot and that’s where the draw came from.», Confided the former Barcelona player at the microphone of DAZN, who was having a hard time savoring his record: “I wanted the three points, it’s a shame, but we’re already thinking about Saturday with another match.”

Now installed on the third step of the podium in the standings, Atletico is nonetheless nine points behind Girona and seven behind Real Madrid. A crippling delay for the title? “It’s December, there’s no need to sound the alarm, objected the Mâconnais. We are well, we are happy and confident. There are matches that you will win and others that you will end up suffering, we were down to ten from the 30th minute, but we are happy because this job is a dream and we are working. »

If he was obviously also disappointed with the turn of events, Diego Simeone did not forget to salute his player’s legendary evening. “I felt that Luis went to take the penalty with him to accompany one of the best players in the history of Atlético and that today he reached his number, he confided. He is an extraordinary footballer, an ideal person for Atlético and we need footballers of this profile. I hope we can take care of him and spend a little more time with him.”

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