Diego Simeone Confident Jackson Martinez Will Score Goals For Atletico Madrid
Diego Simeone remains confident the goals can come for Jackson Martinez following the striker came another blank in Atletico Madrid’s 3- Copa del Rey last-16 second-leg make an impression on Rayo Vallecano.
Angel Correa’s 40th-minute strike and 2 goals from Antoine Griezmann ensured a 4-1 aggregate success along with a place within the last eight for Simeone’s men.
Griezmann’s brace required his tally for that season to 16 goals while Martinez – who gone to live in Atletico from Porto in June this past year for €35million – just three to his name.
The Colombia forward was denied by Rayo goalie Yoel moments before Griezmann’s first ten minutes from time.
Requested concerning the contrast between the type of Griezmann and Martinez, Simeone – who wouldn’t be attracted on questions all around the transfer ban enforced on Atletico by FIFA on Thursday – stated: “They’re situations that you have to live.
“However I loved Jackson’s game a great deal. The goals will arrive while he has them [in the game]. It’s a few waiting.”