Simeone demands concentration for Levante test
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has insisted his side still have some way to go to round off what could be the greatest season in their 111-year history.
Los Rojiblancos qualified for the Champions League final for only the second time ever on Wednesday with a 3-1 win over Chelsea and are just two victories away from sealing their first La Liga title in 18 years.
However, Simeone wants his players to continue as they have all season, starting with their visit to Levante on Sunday.
"It is important and logical that after a whole season following the same line that we continue to maintain it. We haven't won anything yet," he said at a press conference on Saturday.
"We have a privileged situation ahead of us in being able to play in a final, it is fantastic thing for the club.
"However, the reality is we return now to what has always been most important, which is the league. The league is our day-to-day work and we will continue to take every game as it comes.
"We know how important this game is and that we are playing against a team that concedes very few goals, above all at home."
Atletico's success this season could have its pitfalls come the end of the campaign, though, as Europe's top clubs are reported to be interested in signing a number of Simeone's key players.
Top scorer Diego Costa in particular has been strongly linked with a move to Chelsea.
However, Simeone shrugged off that interest as a compliment to what they have achieved this year.
"We have a very important match which needs the attention of everyone and on which we have spent nine months working to this point.
"It is important when powerful teams want your players because it means you are doing things well. It makes me happy that these things happen because it means the team is doing well."