Berdyev: "I am pleased with the efforts of my players"
Kurban Berdyev was greeted with applause by Russian journalists in the press room at the Vicente Calderon
Simeone: "We could not get back in to a game we could have drawn"
Atletico travel to Russia next week needing to overcome the 0-2 first-leg deficit.
Atletico couldn’t break Rubin going down 0-2 after an early goal
The Europa League returned to the Vicente Calderon stadium where defending champions looked to defend their crown.
Atletico Madrid-Espanyol, Sunday February 24 at 19:00
Europe League returns Calderon
Simeone: "We know the potential of the Rubin"
Juanfran: "The team is looking forward"
Simeone prepares the group with Rubin Kazan in sight
The Atletico goalkeeper gave an overview of the currently rojiblanco squad two days before the Europa League match against Rubin Kazan