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Lucas was arguably Atleti's standout performer at the Allianz

Atlético’s Champions League win streak ends at Bayern

Atlético Madrid were beaten 1-0 by Bayern Munich on Tuesday evening, the German side far superior at the Allianz Arena to put a run to the rojiblancos’ winning Champions League run.

Roberto Lewandowski’s superb first half free-kick separated the two sides, but it didn’t tell the full story of the hosts dominance on a night to forget for Simeone and his team.

Big game in store at the Allianz

Matchday LIVE: Bayern vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid face Bayern Munich in the Champions League tonight, returning to the Allianz Arena – the scene of last year’s semi final – having already qualified as winners of Group D.

Simeone has named a strong but experimental line-up for the contest, as the rojibancos look the become just the sixth ever team to win all six of their group stage matches.

Atleti have good recent memories from the Allianz

Champions League preview: Bayern vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid face some welcome respite from their faltering league campaign on Tuesday night, with the pressure off as they travel to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Having already won Group D ahead of the German side, the rojiblancos will be looking to become only the fifth side in history to record a perfect group stage with a win at the Allianz Arena.

Griezmann drew another blank on Saturday night

Atlético held to frustrating 0-0 draw by Espanyol

Atlético Madrid were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at home to Espanyol on Saturday, missing the chance to make up ground at the top of La Liga after the teams around them dropped points.

The rojiblancos struggled to break down Quique Sánchez Flores’ side, and had goalkeeper Jan Oblak to thank for a string of fine saves to deny the visitors on the break.

The Vicente Calderón expects...

Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. Espanyol

After the draw in El Clásico and Sevilla’s shock defeat at Granada earlier in the day, Atlético Madrid can close the gap on the chasing pack in La Liga with a win tonight vs. Espanyol.

Quique Sánchez Flores returns to the Vicente Calderón for the first time since leaving Atleti in 2011, and will be looking to extend Los Péricos eight match unbeaten streak with a result against his old side.

Fringe players on form in win over Guijuelo

Atlético beat Guijuelo 6-0 in the Copa del Rey

Atlético Madrid were 6-0 winners over Segunda B side Guijuelo on Wednesday night, all but booking their place in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey with a handsome first leg victory.

Yannick Carrasco continued his good goalscoring form with a double, with Saúl Ñíguez, Sime Vrsaljko, Ángel Correa and debutant Roberto Núñez also on target at the Estadio Helmántico.

Atleti squad take a moment to remember the victims of the Chapecoense air crash

Match preview: Guijuelo vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid begin their Copa del Rey campaign on Wednesday night, as they travel to Salamanca to face Segunda B side CD Guijuelo in the round of 32.

The match is the first of a two-legged tie, and will take place at the Estadio Helmántico rather than the home side’s usual 1,500 seater stadium due to it’s small size.

Correa and Gameiro combined for the second goal

Atlético end La Liga losing run with 3-0 win at Osasuna

After two successive La Liga defeats, Atlético Madrid put their bad run of form behind them on Sunday afternoon with a much needed 3-0 win away at struggling Osasuna.

Goals from Diego Godín, Kevin Gameiro and Yannick Carrasco sealed the three points, after Jan Oblak denied the home side from the spot early on with an excellent save from Roberto Torres.

El Sadar the stage for this afternoon's match

Matchday LIVE: Osasuna vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid take on newly-promoted Osasuna in Pamplona this afternoon, where they will be looking to get their La Liga form back on track with three points at El Sadar.

The hosts are second bottom of the table with just one win all season, but new manager Joaquín Caparros will be looking for a reaction from his team in his home debut against Simeone’s men.

Osasuna have not enjoyed a happy return to La Liga

Match preview: Osasuna vs. Atlético

Having confirmed their place at the top of their Champions League group in midweek, it’s back to La Liga for Atlético Madrid with a trip to the lowly but notoriously difficult Osasuna.

Both teams need the win for different reasons; Atleti have dropped to sixth in the standings after two successive defeats, whereas Los Rojillos currently sit second bottom with just one win all season.