Ex-Chelsea star Tiago believes his current side Atletico Madrid are like Robin Hood as they bid to shoot down Spanish heavyweights Barcelona and Real Madrid. Atletico have ruffled the feathers of La Liga giants Barca and Real this season and go into the final stretch of the season leading the title race.
Tiago’s side beat Granada 1-0 this week while Real Madrid have suffered two straight defeats to Barcelona and Sevilla that has seen them drop down to third place. And the Portuguese, whose side are also in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating European royalty AC Milan, believes they can wrestle the title away from Spain’s two superpowers despite not being given a prayer at the start of the season. “Ordinary people see us as a sort of Robin Hood!” Tiago told Marca. “We are taking the fight to the rich and powerful!“The remaining games this season will all be like cup finals. Athletic are very tough opponents and the atmosphere will be very intimidating. “Atletico face Athletic Bilbao away in their next match as they bid to maintain their incredible form. Watch Arsenal v Man City Saturday or Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur, Sunday.
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