Atletico were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone said that his side’s desire to beat Valencia led to the game boiling over at the end.
Spain striker Rodrigo cancelled out Angel Correa’s first-half effort, with Valencia holding them a 1-1 draw at the Mestalla.
Speaking after the game, Simeone said: “Both teams went to win, the match was open at the end and there was a lot of chaos which I didn’t like.
“A match with Valencia will always have a strong profile, we are similar teams with different nuances.
“I’m left satisfied, we put in a controlled performance after playing 120 minutes.”