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Saúl tussles with Víctor Ruiz

Player ratings: Atleti sunk by the Yellow Submarine

Atlético Madrid left El Madrigal empty handed on Saturday night, losing 1-0 to Villarreal after a horror performance from more or less every player in red and white.

The team had zero creativity and it showed, as they struggled to break down the Yellow Submarine’s stubborn backline. Continue reading to see how we rated the player’s performances.

Torres scored the only goal when the teams last met

Match preview: Villarreal vs. Atlético

Atlético de Madrid travel to Castellón on Saturday night to face off Villarreal in the Madrigal.

Alongside Celta and Real Madrid, the Yellow Submarine are undefeated so far in La Liga and will provide a stern test for Diego Simeone’s men after three successive wins.

The state of the pitch during the match last season.

Match preview: Eibar vs. Atlético

Following the convincing 2-0 win in Istanbul, Atlético Madrid head to the Basque Country to face off against Eibar. Last season, Eibar had been mathematically relegated, but Elche’s financial problems saw the Basque side continue another season. And they’ve done it with style.

Neymar was centre of controversy last time the teams met

Barca preview: Griezmann the threat for ‘cynical’ Atleti

With just less than three hours until kick-off, we sat down with the guys over a totalBarça to ask them the tough questions ahead of today’s match. You can read our side of the conversation over at their site, but for now, let’s hear what content manager Enrique Schoch had to say…

Cult hero departs after eight years at the Calderón

Raúl García poised for Athletic move

Raúl García, captain and Atlético legend, will join Athletic Club on a four-year-deal on a sum believed to be €8-10 million.

Eight years ago, 21-year-old Raúl García signed for the club for a record fee of 13 million €. Today, he leaves a captain, a man, a legend and most importantly, a friend to everyone who played for the club.

Simeone finally seems to have got his man

Atlético finally set to sign River’s Kranevitter

After months of speculation and rumours, Atlético Madrid look finally set to sign Matías Kranevitter from River Plate, in a deal said to be worth €8 million.

It is reported that the fee is for 60% of the player’s rights.

Griezmann's release clause now at €80 million

Griezmann signs revised contract with Atleti

Atlético Madrid took steps to keep Antoine Griezmann at the club on Monday, revising the forward’s contract with los Rojiblancos.

His wages and release clause have been significantly increased, but the contract length was not extended.

Borré celebrating

Atlético close in on Rafael Santos Borré

According to numerous newspapers in Colombia such as El Heraldo and the prestigious El Tiempo, Atlético de Madrid have signed Rafael Santos Borré from Deportivo Cali. Borré’s agent, Helmut Wenin spoke to El Heraldo and said both clubs have accepted terms and the deal is complete. Borré is just 19 years old and his good

Godín celebrates his sixth season with Atlético this year

Diego Godín turns down Man City move

Just a day after Diego Godin’s five-year ‘anniversary’ with the rojiblancos, the Uruguayan has rejected an offer from Manchester City.

Pellegrini asked Manchester City to deposit Godin’s release clause in an attempt to reunite with his old pupil from their time at Villarreal.

Goodbye Mario!

Farewell to Mario – a real Atlético

It was September 2014, and Atleti had just beaten Real Madrid at the Bernabeu by two goals to one.

After the match, a jubilant Mario Suarez posted photos of him as a kid on Instagram. Not just any photos, photos of him when he was a youngster training and playing for Atleti.