Atletico Madrid's superstar defender Diego Godin lost several teeth in a collision with Valencia goalkeeper Neto during his outfit's 1-0 victory on Sunday at the Wanda Metropolitano
Diego Godin lost several teeth in a nasty collision with goalkeeper Neto — MARCA in English (@MARCAinENGLISH) 4 February 2018
They flew across the pitch before he even hit the ground.
This isn't one for the faint hearted!
The Argentine manager's problems were compounded when Godin's defensive partner Stefan Savic left the field with an apparent hamstring problem.
"The doctors will provide a better report," Simeone said of the injured duo.
"It's not easy to play a game with two changes forced on you, but the performances of those who came on were very good."
The manager at least had something to cheer about minutes later as Atletico secured the breakthrough in the 59th minute, courtesy of a superb strike from Argentine starlet Angel Correa.
The win on the day lifted his side to within nine points of table-toppers Barcelona, but Simeone believes his side still have a lot of improving to do if they're to challenge
"We want to grow as a team. I leave this game thinking about the work my players did, they were committed, that brings me satisfaction as a coach."