Eurofiles: 'The best manager in the world?' Why Diego Simeone and Atletico Madrid are the perfect fit

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BBC Sport looks at the reasons behind Diego Simeone's successful 10 years at Atletico Madrid, with the club leading city rivals Real Madrid in this season's La Liga title race.

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Published on February 24, 2021 -  02:00
Acrobatic Giroud gives Chelsea advantage over Atletico
Chelsea edge Atletico Madrid 1-0 thanks to an Olivier Giroud overhead kick in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.

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Diego Simeone

Argentinian football coach and former player

Real Madrid CF

Association football club in Madrid
Watch highlights as Real Madrid move top of La Liga with a 2-1 victory over Barcelona in an El Clasico played in torrential rain at the Alfredo Di Stefano..
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Real Madrid move top of La Liga with a narrow victory over Barcelona in El Clasico.
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Exciting youth, improved tactics and a revitalised Lionel Messi - how Barcelona have been transformed under Ronald Koeman.
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Man Utd explore Rice deal, Leeds United join Aguero race, Mbappe wants to join Real Madrid, plus more.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits his side "didn't deserve to win" as they "didn't play good enough" in their Champions League quarter-final first leg defeat..
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BBC Sport

Sports division of the BBC
As the WSL reaches its 10-year anniversary, BBC Sport asks who is the greatest player in the history of the competition?
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Rachael Blackmore talks to BBC Sport's Laura Scott about becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National after she triumphed on Minella Times.
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From his all-round ability on a cricket field to a love of music and Manchester United, BBC Sport speaks to Chris Morris, the most expensive player in Indian..
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In her second BBC Sport column of the 2021 Women's Six Nations, England prop Shaunagh Brown explains why she is not worried about the side's final.
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BBC Sport's Simon Stone looks at the impact Marcelo Bielsa has had at Leeds and the importance of him staying at Elland Road.
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La Liga

Top professional Spanish football division
Watch the top five goals from the latest round of La Liga action, including an "absolutely brilliant finish" from Huesca's Rafa Mir.
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Watch highlights as Ousmane Dembele scores a 90th-minute winner for Barcelona while opponents Real Valladolid receive a controversial red card.
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Ousmane Dembele scores a dramatic late winner to give Barcelona victory over Real Valladolid and a huge boost in their La Liga title challenge.
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Valencia walk off the pitch during their La Liga game at Cadiz in response to an alleged racist comment towards Mouctar Diakhaby.
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