"Valencia came out to win. It was difficult. We had to give our all, especially for those who always support us. The match against Levante will be difficult as well," he told reporters.
"We're doing this with sacrifice and humility. We are a team. We always give our all. That's why we are where we are.
"Now, the most important match is the one on Wednesday. In London, things will be even. Chelsea are fighting for the Premiere League and we are going to make things very difficult. The support of our fans will be very important. That's why we know how we have to win for all of them."
Atletico are currently level at 0-0 with Chelsea from the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.