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Diego Simeone bans title talk

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone continues to play down talk of his side winning the La Liga title.

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has insisted that his side still have work to do if they are to claim the La Liga title this season.

Friday's 2-0 win over Elche moved the capital outfit six points clear at the top of the table, but Simeone has called for focus in their remaining four "finals".

"We really don't talk about that. We know how difficult it will be," Simeone told reporters.

"We came here to put in a great effort and make sure victory was achieved. We don't talk about that. Now we recover for Tuesday's match [against Chelsea in the Champions League] which is very important for the team and for the club.

"There are four finals left but we play three games away from home. That's a lot. We focus on the next game."

Title challengers Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao tomorrow evening, but Real Madrid are not in league action this weekend.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Atletico MadridAtletico23174245162955
2Real Madrid24164442192352
3Barcelona24155453223150
4Sevilla23153534161848
5Real Sociedad24118541202141
6Villarreal2481333325837
7Real Betis24113103238-636
8Levante2471073433131
9Granada2486102941-1230
10Athletic Bilbao2385103327629
11Celta Vigo247892936-729
12Valencia246993032-227
13Osasuna2467112233-1125
14CadizCadiz2467112140-1925
15Getafe2466121730-1324
16AlavesAlaves2457122038-1822
17ElcheElche2349102034-1421
18EibarEibar2449111927-821
19Real Valladolid2449112235-1321
20Huesca24310112135-1419

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