Atletico: Simeone is not "not worried" Confidence in trouble in front of goal for Griezmann


Brilliant during his first spell, Antoine Griezmann has been slow to re-ignite Atlético de Madrid since his return to the club last summer. Diego Simeone wanted to support him, and remains convinced to find “a new scorer” for his striker.

Breaking blow. It’s been more than three months since Antoine Griezmann, Atlético de Madrid’s top scorer every season between 2014 and 2019, hasn’t found the net during his first successful stint before joining Barca. The crisis of competence and confidence that his coach Diego Simeone knows about.


“(Antoine) Griezmann is a very important player and we think we care about what he brings to the team,” he told the media on Sunday after his team’s success at home against Barcelona. Espanyol Barcelona (2-1, La Liga matchday 32. Obviously, they are going through a difficult time in terms of goals, which is not normal.”

Eleven games without a score with Atletico

The last time the French international (104 caps, 42 goals) to score for a club was during Madrid’s 5–0 performance on the lawn of the modest Rio Mazadahonda (3rd Division) in the 16th of the King’s Cup final on 6 January. That means 11 meetings. A shortfall that can be partly explained by three absences in quick succession between December and February, causing him to miss 15 meetings, according to Transfermark.

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“But I’m not worried, we will soon see a very good Griezmann and he will be a goalscorer again,” declared “El Cholo” after 45 minutes of the 31-year-old Frenchman, replacing and entering. After the break against Barcelona. ‘the Spanish. Griezmann has scored 8 goals and 5 assists in all competitions since the start of the season.

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