Diego Simeone Refuses to Rule Diego Costa out of Champions League Final

Atletico Madrid go into the Champions League final clash against Real Madrid after having ended Real and Barcelona's 10-year domination of La Liga and having lost just twice in 10 meetings against the two this season.

updated: June 11, 2014 01:36 IST
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Madrid: Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has said he will give Diego Costa and Arda Turan every chance to prove their fitness ahead of the Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday.

Both players were forced off with injuries inside the first 25 minutes as Atletico claimed their first La Liga title in 18 years with a 1-1 draw away to Barcelona at the weekend. (Also read: How Diego Simeone inspired Atletico Madrid)

Spanish media reported on Monday that Costa will miss the final after suffering the recurrence of a hamstring problem, whilst Turan has a hip injury.

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