Atletico losing ground on improving rivals – Simeone

Diego Simeone fears Atletico Madrid are going backwards as their rivals have upped their game this season to leave his side playing catch-up.

Having claimed three third-place finishes and a LaLiga title in the past four seasons, Atletico face a fight to secure Champions League qualification this time around.

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