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Diego Simeone won't say if Atletico deserved to beat Eibar

Diego Simeone won't say if Atletico deserved to beat Eibar
From ESPN - January 13, 2018

Diego Simeone declined to say whether Atletico Madrid deserved to win a tight game on Saturday after his side held on to beat Eibar 1-0.

Goalkeeper Jan Oblak was called upon a number of times to preserve Atletico's lead afterKevin Gameiro scored the opening goal in the first half.

But Simeone said that it was a tactical decision to "take refuge" upon going ahead, and shrugged off questions about Atletico's merit in taking all three points.

"I will never speak about justice, whether I win a match or lose a match," Simeone said after the game. "The result is what it is.

"The situations in front of goal are important for us to know that the team is in good shape."

Oblak produced a brilliant save to deny Joan Jordan's header, then was again alert with 11 minutes left to stop a header from Paulo Oliveira after a corner, and showed fine reactions once more to keep out a low effort from Takashi Inui.

But Simeone was careful not to give his goalkeeper full credit for the result.

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