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Archives: atletico madrid

Arsenal And Liverpool Among “Eligible” Teams For Rising Belgian Star Praet

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Anderlecht’s Dennis Praet is seen as one of the most promising young players in all of Europe. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder jumped onto the scene three years ago during the 2011 AEGON Future Cup in Amsterdam. The 2011 version of … Continue reading

Mexico’s Raul Jimenez Will Continue To Fight Until He Breaks Into Atletico Madrid’s Lineup

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Mexico international Raul Jimenez has been struggling to earn a place in Diego Simeone’s starting eleven at Atletico Madrid. The striker made a summertime switch from the Liga MX side, Club America, to the reigning Spanish champions for a reported fee … Continue reading

Ranking the 5 Best Defensive Partnerships In Europe

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The following defensive partnerships are based on current club form and collaborative performances over the past three seasons. Also taken into account is the overall strength of the leagues these defensive unions compete in, as well as any domestic and … Continue reading

Southampton Hoping To Secure Toby Alderweireld Beyond Initial Loan From Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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One of the many positive stories coming from Southampton’s strong start to this season’s Premier League campaign has been the play of defender Toby Alderweireld. The Belgian international was secured on-loan from defending La Liga champions Atletico Madrid on the … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid and a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Posted on by Andrew Tuft
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Diego Simeone predicted this season that rather than retain the title, Atletico Madrid would spend the year competing with Valencia and Sevilla for a UEFA Champions League place. And after the champions lost to then managerless Real Sociedad, it seems … Continue reading

Top 5 Clubs Most Likely to Win UEFA Champions League, According to Latest Odds

Posted on by Chris McFarland
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The 2014/2015 UEFA Champions League is halfway through the group stage and it is time to review the tournament to date. Are there any major surprises? What team is most likely to win the entire tournament? To find out the … Continue reading

Antoine Griezmann Hitting His Stride At Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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After a season which saw Atletico Madrid break Barcelona and Real Madrid’s stranglehold on the La Liga title, the alarms bells went off over the summer as Diego Simeone saw his two best players exit the Vicente Calderon to join Jose Mourinho’ side at … Continue reading

Diego Godin Calls For Transparency In LFP Awards After Atletico Madrid Players Are Shut Out

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has called for more transparency in the LFP awards voting after he and his teammates were shut out of the La Liga honors on Monday night in the Spanish capital. Diego Simeone was named Best … Continue reading

Ronaldo Wins Three LFP Awards While Diego Simeone Named La Liga’s Best Manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was handed three LFP awards in the Spanish capital on Monday night. His club were also the big winners at the La Liga ceremony; taking home a total of six trophies. Ronaldo was named winner of the ‘Best Forward’, ‘Best … Continue reading

Spanish Clubs Continue To Show That La Liga Is More Than A ‘Two Team’ League

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Heading into this weekend, the eyes of the football world will focus on the Santiago Bernabeu and this season’s version of ‘El Clasico’. La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have dominated the Spanish landscape – winning 32 and 22 league … Continue reading

Copa Del Rey Fixtures Released; Possible Madrid Derby And El Clasico Loom

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The draw for the fourth round of the Copa del Rey has been made with the first legs set to be played on Wednesday December 3rd and the return fixture to be contested two weeks later on December 17th; except … Continue reading

Spain’s ‘Big Three’ Are Separating Themselves From The Rest of La Liga

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It should surprise no one that this season’s title challengers in La Liga would come from the Spanish cities of Barcelona and Madrid. Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti and Barcelona boss Luis Enrique spent the summer green-lighting moves for some … Continue reading

La Liga Could Turn Into One-Horse Race, As Messi and Neymar Partnership Heats Up

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It is still very early in the Spanish season, but Barcelona are giving every indication that there is going to be no repeat of last year’s up-and-down performances. For all the questions regarding the La Liga giants’ defence, Luis Enrique’s … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Striker Mario Mandzukic Facing Two Week Layoff

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Tuesday night in Greece, Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic was elbowed in the face by Olympiacos midfielder Pajtim Kasami. The incident took place in the third minute of Atletico’s Champions League group stage match and required the forward to leave the … Continue reading

Champions League Re-Cap All The Winners And Losers From Day 1

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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Champions League football once again made a glorious return and it was last season’s victors, Real Madrid, who provided the biggest win of match day 1, defeating Basel 5-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool made a triumphant return to Europe’s premier club competition … Continue reading

A Tale Of Two Teams In The Capital City: Atletico Madrid And Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. For Atletico Madrid, manager Diego Simeone and their supporters the early part of the season has been “the best of times”. … Continue reading

El Classico Predictions; Both Teams Hungry For Three Points

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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For the third time in less than a month, cross-town rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are set to meet at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday evening. On the outset, it may seem like a derby of little value – … Continue reading

Real Madrid Versus Atletico Madrid Will Be ‘Must See Television’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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[Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid will be shown LIVE on BeinSPORT at 2:00pm EST on Saturday] There aren’t many things more exciting in soccer than a “derby” match. Every league in every country boasts a matchup of local or regional teams … Continue reading