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

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 of 8.5 million. It was expected that Jimenez would challenge […]

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Ranking the 5 Best Defensive Partnerships In Europe

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 European achievements of their clubs have accumulated. Statistics played a […]

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

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 final day of the summer transfer window. Seeing that Alderweireld’s […]

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Atletico Madrid and a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

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 Cholo’s forecast is coming true. Atletico are fourth in La […]

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

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 answers, simodds.com has simulated the tournament a few hundred thousand times. […]

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

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 Manager, but Atletico players were overlooked in every other category, […]

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

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 Goal’ and ‘Best Player’ in La Liga last season. The […]

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

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 titles respectively – and are currently two of Europe’s in-form […]

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

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 of the world’s top footballers in an effort to wrestle […]

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

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 after years dwelling in the abyss, managing to scrape through […]

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Here Are This Weekend’s Must See Games

It’s over; the international break is finally over. We get teased by the start of league play only to have to put our excitement on hold for the week while the national teams potentially injure our favorite players. Starting this weekend, however, the club games start again and we have […]

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