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Atletico Madrid’s 4 World-Class Strikers Of The Last Decade

Posted on by Larisa Ljevaja
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While so much attention has been placed on Barcelona’s academy system, one of the most overlooked stories of the past decade has been the incredible line of world-class strikers that have come through the Atletico Madrid system. Not all of … Continue reading

Diego Costa Will Be Chelsea’s Catalyst And Premier League Box Office

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The worst kept secret this season has been Jose Mourinho and Chelsea’s pursuit of Atletico Madrid’s star striker Diego Costa. Reports have linked the Brazilian-born forward to the London club since before the January transfer window. The main reason Costa hasn’t … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 32: Atleti Stay Top as Big 3 All Win Again

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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It’s “as you were” at the summit of La Liga as the top three all won once again. Athletic Madrid overcame Villarreal, Barcelona beat rock-bottom Betis and Real Madrid won well at Real Sociedad. Atleti are a point ahead of … Continue reading

Bayern Munich vs Arsenal and Atletico Madrid vs AC Milan, UEFA Champions League 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Due to the clocks moving forward in the United States this past Sunday, it means that today’s UEFA Champions League matches will kick off at 3:45pm ET today because Europe hasn’t changed their clocks yet. Here are today’s TV and … Continue reading

Barcelona Is Atletico Madrid’s Best Chance of Winning La Liga This Season

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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A “Must-win” game is a cliché that one might have used to describe this past Sunday’s match between Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid, if one does not fully understand the gravity of that match. “Must-win” is one of those infinitely … Continue reading

WATCH AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid, UEFA Champions League Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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While so much of the attention today was on Arsenal against Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid scored a big victory in the UEFA Champions League tonight by securing a win at the San Siro stadium in Milan. You can guess who … Continue reading

Arrigo Sacchi Believes Atletico Madrid Should Be Wary Of AC Milan

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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Sacchi, 67, enjoyed spells with both the Rossoneri and Atletico Madrid during his managerial career, and helped Milan achieve successive European titles while at the club in the late 1980s. Although Atletico are currently sitting third in La Liga, level … Continue reading

UEFA Champions League Team-By-Team Guide: Preview, Likely Lineups, Key Players and Predictions

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The resumption of the UEFA Champions League knockout phase is the prime indicator that the serious business is about to kick off in European soccer. It’s crunch time, in short, and teams will resume their respective European commitments with dreams … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 23: Atletico Madrid Stunned At Almeria [VIDEO]

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Atletico Madrid lost their outright lead at the top of La Liga, their defeat at Almeria providing the story of the weekend. With Barcelona and Real Madrid both winning against Sevilla and Villarreal respectively, the top three are all level … Continue reading

Diego Simeone’s ‘Philosophy’ Has Led Atletico Madrid To The Top Of La Liga

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has repeated time and time again that his team lives “game by game.” That has been the Argentine’s philosophy since he took over leadership of the club two years ago. Every day, Los Colchoneros train … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 21: Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid March On [VIDEO]

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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La Liga’s top three all won at the weekend to leave the Spanish title race too close to call. Barcelona and Real Madrid enjoyed home wins against Malaga and Granada respectively while Atletico Madrid put four past Rayo Vallecano. Barcelona … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona On US TV and Internet: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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As if this game wasn’t big enough as it is, Lionel Messi looks set to make his return for Barcelona in a top of the table clash between first and second place in La Liga between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. … Continue reading

Can Atlético Madrid Beat Barcelona?

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Since Valencia won La Liga 10 years ago, the title has since switched between El Clásico rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid. With the league having resumed after the winter break, Atlético Madrid are tied with Barcelona with 49 points at … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 18: Treble for Alexis as Barca and Atleti Maintain Lead

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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There were wins for Spain’s top three as La Liga resumed after the Christmas and New Year break. Barcelona defeated Elche comfortably, Atletico Madrid won at Malaga and Real Madrid overcame Celta Vigo. Alexis Sanchez took full advantage of the … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Versus Barcelona: The Stage Is Set For La Liga’s First Place Showdown

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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(For US viewers: Atletico Madrid v. Barcelona will be shown LIVE on Saturday, January 11th at 2pm EST on beINSPORT) For the first time in recent history, there’s a fixture on the La Liga schedule worth watching other than ‘El … Continue reading

Diego Costa’s £32million Buy-Out Clause Won’t Halt Arsenal, Says Report

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Arsenal are interested in signing Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, and the £32million buy-out clause placed on his head won’t prevent Arsene Wenger from making an offer for the future Spain striker, according to a report tonight in the British … Continue reading

Barcelona Head Into The Winter Break On Top Of La Liga, But By The Thinnest Of Margins

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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When the final whistle sounded at Vicente Calderón Stadium on Saturday, the celebrations spread throughout the crowd of 49,000 because for the first time in 55 weeks league-leading Barcelona had been knocked off the summit of La Liga by Atletico … Continue reading

Sulley Muntari’s Wish of Facing Atletico Madrid in the Champions League Will Be One He Regrets

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Make no mistake about it, Atletico Madrid are on the radar of every football expert in Europe and week after week they are picking up a sizeable following amongst the average fan. The club has been amassing trophies over the … Continue reading