The Argentine trained focusing on the strategy and tactics to the Europa League game

Simeone prepares the group with Rubin Kazan in sight

Roberto Hernández

The match against the Russians Rubin Kazan, first leg of the knockout phase of the Europa League, which will be played on Thursday, starting at 2105 hours at the Vicente Calderón, is the priority for Diego Pablo Simeone following the mentality of going "game by game". Therefore, the strategy and preparation for this major European event was the focus of training on Tuesday at the Sports City in Majadahonda.

After the rest day on Monday all of the first team players were available to the Argentine coach who started training with conditioning work in the gym for 45 minutes. At the end of this first part, the players took the pitch to work on tactical movements in space. Atletico B playersOliver, Saul and Manquillo also took part in a session that lasted another 45 minutes.