Europa League news
Simeone takes blame for Europa loss
February 15, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has taken responsibility for the decision to send goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo forward for an injury-time corner, which led directly to Rubin Kazan claiming an unlikely 2-0 win in their Europa League last 32 first leg at the Estadio Vicente Calderon on Thursday.
Holders Atletico went 1-0 down to an early Gokdeniz Karadeniz strike and were unable to score despite playing the entire second half against ten men, after visiting captain Roman Sharonov ...