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Simeone focusing on one game at a time

3 May 2014 18:32

Diego Simeone has implored Atletico Madrid to maintain their mantra of focusing on one game at a time as they close in on the Liga title.

The Argentinian's charges hold a three-point lead over Barcelona having played a game fewer, with bitter rivals Real Madrid six behind, although Carlo Ancelotti's men do have a game in hand.

Atletico travel to Levante on Sunday while Real host Valencia, and Simeone insisted his side would not be getting too far ahead of themselves, with a UEFA Champions League final against their city neighbours still to come at the end of the season.

"It is important and logical that after a whole season following this philosophy (game by game), we carry on with it because we haven't won anything yet," he said.

"It's true we've got an important future ahead with a final to play, which is without doubt very remarkable.

"However, we're back to reality which is important for me. La Liga. As I have said consistently, La Liga is daily thing, it is the 'newspaper' for people daily, therefore we will keep following this 'game by game' mentality.

"As I said a long time ago, we depend on us. I just believe in the things I see related to football and when I turn on the TV I see that Levante is a competitive team, so I do not have anything else to comment."

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Competition
Primera División
Date
4 May 2014
Game week
36
Kick-off
17:00
Half-time
1 - 0
Full-time
2 - 0
Venue
Estadio Ciudad de Valencia (Valencia)
Attendance
22156

Goals

Filipe Luis (OG) 7'  
1 - 0
2 - 0

Lineups

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
7
10 78'
21
1
4
18
22

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Primera División table

# Team MP D P
1 17 +30 40
2 18 +16 39
3 18 +30 38
4 18 +18 34
5 18 +5 32
6 18 +14 31
7 18 +3 28
8 18 -3 27
9 18 +1 26
10 18 -2 24
11 18 -3 23
12 18 -3 22
13 18 -5 21
14 18 -10 21
15 18 -5 18
16 18 -16 17
17 17 -7 16
18 18 -18 12
19 18 -24 10
20 18 -21 9

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