‘Atletico more than set-pieces’

Malaga left-back Antunes has warned against reducing champions Atletico Madrid to merely a set-piece side.

Antunes recalled last season, when Malaga went to the capital needing a draw to help avoid relegation and nearly prevented Atletico winning the Leauge.

“It’s a game against a very good and very strong team. They are tactically very well organised,” he noted.

“They’re a clever team and they’re always ready to challenge for the ball. We can see the League table and we know how Atletico play.

“We’ll come prepared. They’re strong on set pieces but they didn’t win the League only on set pieces.

“Last year we needed a point to be safe. We almost cost them the title.”

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