Simeone: Carrasco Is A True Goalscorer

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Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone has taken to praising the goalscorers in their 2-1 win over Valencia, Yannick Carrasco and Jackson Martinez.

Both players joined over the summer from Porto and Monaco respectively and helped Atletico to a much needed win at the Vicente Calderon.

The win put Atletico at the third spot on the log, just two points behind Madrid and Barcelona, which has prompted Simeone to praise his attackers, Carrasco especially.

“Carrasco is growing based on the effort he made to suit the characteristics of the team,” he said. “We’re happy for his performance. Goals is his specialty.

“He’s a guy who is used to scoring important goals. He is a player that has certain attributes, that why he is at Atletico.

“Jackson is growing too. He had his goal and another chance. This is his second straight game with a goal. I am glad.”



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