Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has played down their title chances.
Simeone insisted they have a long way to go before they can be considered as contenders.
"I'll only say we're title contenders when there are five games left," the 43-year-old Argentine told reporters. "It's hard. We're putting in a huge effort. To keep on winning and winning is hard."
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