Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. Athletic

Atlético welcome the Basques to the Vicente Calderón

Fernando Torres starts up-front for Atleti

Fernando Torres starts up-front for Atleti

After a 1-0 victory against Villarreal in midweek, Atlético Madrid are fully focused on another win this weekend to tie up Champions League qualification.

Athletic are the visitors this afternoon, on a fine run of form themselves as they look to clinch another of the European places.

Use the comments to post your thoughts, reactions and (hopefully) celebrations. We’ll be posting updates via Twitter, and you can follow the action right here.

You can prepare for the match by reading our Match Preview.

Starting XIs

Atlético: Oblak, Juanfran, Godín, Miranda, Siqueira, Gabi, Tiago, Koke, Raúl García, Griezmann, Torres

Athletic: Herrerín, De Marcos, Bustinza, Laporte, Etxeita, Iturraspe, San José, Iraola, Mikel Rico, Williams, Sola

  • Jeronamo Pakor Jones

    Can’t RG8 pass the ball well at least once when it matters at least once

  • TaiMaiShu

    Unbelievable with the Tiago goal….smh

  • These referees…

  • Kris

    Sigh. Totally robbed.

  • Kris

    It’s clear three people didn’t want us to win today..

  • Chewie

    There are no referees in Spain. Only people who dress like ones and secretly support Real and Barcelona.

  • BlasiusMagnus

    well, i almost smashed my tv

  • Abdil Egriøz

    Tell me, I was furious during the whole match, had to calm down not to punch anything…