Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has called on the club to ‘not stop believing’ in Champions League progress ahead of the final round of games.
Diego Simeone’s side must defeat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and hope Roma do not defeat Qarabag in Rome if they are to progress through the group stage.
“This will be a very difficult game for us, but we must not stop believing,” Luis told reporters.
“It is important not to give up hope and to keep going, even though we know we will need to rely on a team other than just ourselves.
“In terms of the rest of the season, we must be more proactive in games and take the initiative as we are leaving ourselves too vulnerable to drawing matches.
“On Saturday we started very slowly and were punished, which made things very difficult so we must learn from that.”