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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone: RB Leipzig a fantastic team and coach

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is wary facing RB Leipzig.

Atletico will meet RB Leipzig on Thursday night in the Champions League quarterfinal.

"It's a big match against a fantastic team and coach," Simeone said in his pre-match press conference.

"They change positions constantly and they attack a lot.

"Their numbers show what they're capable of, so we have a lot of respect for them."

Atletico Madrid have already done well in this tournament this season by knocking out Liverpool, but Simeone doesn't expect there to be much momentum from that night of glory.

"I don't think the win over Liverpool can be a reference point because the enthusiasm faded over time," he said.

"That win was a long time ago."

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