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Archives: atletico madrid

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema ruled out of decisive Champions League return leg

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Benzema

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been ruled out of tomorrow’s decisive Champions League return leg against Atletico Madrid due to a ligament strain in his right knee. The club had previously held hope that the Frenchman would be fit … Continue reading

Mario Mandzukic admits being too emotional but considers his aggression an asset

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Mandzukic

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic considers his aggression an asset and says he has no hard feelings towards Real Madrid defenders Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos after being involved with incidents with both players earlier this week. Mandzukic rarely speaks … Continue reading

Koke believes Real Madrid are favorites next Wednesday against Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Koke

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke says his team’s objective now is the UEFA Champions League, though the Spain international is reluctant to call his side the favorites heading into next week’s return leg against Real Madrid. The midfielder stressed the importance … Continue reading

Conquering Atletico can be a catalyst to glory for Real Madrid

Posted on by Matt Jones
Ronaldo Atleti

Despite a stunning 2014, there have been criticisms aplenty since the turn of the year coming the way of Real Madrid’s players. Selfish, meek and lazy are the sorts of terms used to describe Carlo Ancelotti’s men as of late, … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic cleared to face Real Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Mandzukic

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been cleared to face Real Madrid on Tuesday. Mandzukic had been suffering from a long-standing problem with his right ankle, and the injury was aggravated during Atletico’s 2-0 win over Cordoba on April 4th. The 28-year-old forward … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti can’t explain Real Madrid’s struggles against Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti can’t explain his side’s struggles against Atletico Madrid this season. To this point, the Madrid clubs have faced off against each other six times in all competitions, with Real failing to secure a victory over … Continue reading

Real Madrid has more individual talent than Atletico Madrid, says Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has conceded that Real Madrid have more individual talent than his side. Despite boasting one the world’s most expensive squads and currently holding a seven-point advantage over their city rivals on the La Liga table, Real Madrid have failed to … Continue reading

Chelsea plotting summer move for Atletico Madrid defender Miranda

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Miranda

Chelsea have been monitoring the situation of Atletico Madrid center-back Miranda and are reportedly plotting a summer move for the Brazilian defender. The 30-year-old’s contract is set to expire in June 2016. However, the belief now is that Atletico officials are … Continue reading

Gareth Bale set to return from injury against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Bale

Gareth Bale is set to return to Real Madrid’s starting eleven against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday after sitting out his side’s 3-0 win over Eibar on Saturday. The Welshman had been dealing with a nagging muscle injury for the past few … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid’s Mario Mandzukic ruled out indefinitely with an ankle injury

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Mandzukic

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been ruled out indefinitely with an ankle injury. Diego Simeone informed the media that the player has been carrying the knock for the past ten games but elected to continue playing in spite of … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid have 10 finals remaining, says Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Simeone

Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid have ten finals remaining before the end of the season, with the manager stressing that Saturday’s match at Cordoba is the most important one. Atletico are currently a point behind third place Valencia in La … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid home shirt for 2015-16 season: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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A photo of Atletico Madrid’s home shirt for the 2015-16 season has been leaked on the Internet. The closeup image of the chest of the shirt reveals the iconic red and white stripes of Atleti, along with the club’s crest … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid planning to recall Toby Alderweireld from Southampton

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Alderweireld

Atletico Madrid sports director Jose Luis Perez Caminero says the club is planning to recall Toby Alderweireld from his successful loan spell with Southampton. Last summer, Alderweireld was loaned out to the Saints because his playing time would have been … Continue reading

Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto open to joining Atletico Madrid

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Vietto

Villarreal striker Luciano Vietto has said he would be open to a reunion with former coach Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid. Vietto signed his first professional contract for Racing Club in Argentina, and was called up to the first-team squad by … Continue reading

Koke is the key to Spain and Atletico Madrid’s future

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
Atletico Madrid's Koke celebrates after scoring a goal against Malaga during their Spanish First Division soccer match in Malaga

Similar to Dunga attempting to rebuild Brazil’s national side, Vicente Del Bosque has the same responsibility of constructing the future of Spanish soccer. With legends like Xavi and Xabi Alonso retiring from international duty and Andres Iniesta’s quality fading away, … Continue reading

European clubs preparing for summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Firmino

Some of Europe’s top clubs are preparing for a summer battle over Brazilian midfielder Firmino. Firmino has risen to fame in the Bundesliga this season while playing for Hoffenheim and scored the winning goal in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Chile at the … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid defender Miranda reluctant to discuss future plans

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Miranda

Atletico Madrid defender Miranda has refused to confirm whether or not he leave the club in the near future. Last month, the Brazilian center-back was linked with a move away from the La Liga champions this summer. In recent years, Miranda … Continue reading