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Video: 4 takeaways from Atlético’s win over Leverkusen

Atletico Madrid set themselves up for a good chance to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after they won 4-2 over Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their Round of 16 tie at the BayArena.

Watch the video below to see Carlo Valladares and Atletico Fans’ four takeaways from Tuesday’s win.

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Bernd Leno and Wendell Agree that Facing Atlético Will Be Complicated

Bernd Leno, goalkeeper, spoke to Arthur Guisasola of AS USA in Orlando, FL, about facing Atletico Madrid for the Champions League. AS USA: Bernd Leno: “Griezmann y Saúl están a un grandísimo nivel” Bernd Leno, analyzed the future duel against Atlético Madrid. Q: Two years ago, Atlético Madrid eliminated Bayer Leverkusen during penalties. How are

Bayer's Coach agrees that it will be a very difficult match

Schmidt and Kampl: “Atlético is stronger than the last time”

Back in January, Roger Schmidt and Kevin Kampl spoke to Arthur Guisasola of AS USA in Orlando, FL. Both had similar opinions on Simeone’s team this year.   AS USA: Schmidt: “El Atlético es más fuerte ahora que la última vez” Atlético de Madrid will face Bayer Leverkusen again in the Round of 16 of the UEFA

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Atlético expand franchise to Mexico

Atlético Madrid look to be extending its brand with a franchise in Mexico.

San Luis Potosí has been chosen by directors in Madrid as their next target, with Miguel Ángel Gil Marín reportedly travelling on Tuesday to close a deal in which the rojiblancos will acquire some 50% of the club.

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An analysis of Atlético’s growing social media profile

Brandtix have created a platform that gives footballers a brand value based on a combination of on pitch stats (powered by OPTA) and fan sentiment stats.

The initiative also looks at off pitch stats (social media following across Facebook, Twitter & Instagram) we invited them to take a look at how Atlético and the squad’s players are doing…

Torres has been in improved form lately

Three takeaways from Atlético’s 1-1 draw to Barcelona

In the end, inefficiency in front of goal, and one poor off-side decision cost Atlético Madrid a chance to come back from their 2-1 deficit heading into the second-leg of the Copa del Rey final at the Camp Nou on Tuesday.

Los rojiblancos ended up conceding one goal at the hands of Luis Suárez a couple of minutes before the half, an opening first stretch that saw the hosts struggle to impose their possession-based style and composure due to Atleti’s clever high-pressing and imaginative passing.

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Atlético to meet Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Atlético Madrid will play against Barcelona in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey, after the two teams were drawn against each other this afternoon.

The first leg will take place at the Vicente Calderón next Wednesday 1st February, with the return at the Camp Nou the following Tuesday 7th February.

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Further doubts cast over Atlético’s new stadium plans

The Independent has carried out an investigation in Atlético Madrid’s new Wanda Metropilitano stadium, bringing up worrying news for rojiblanco fans.

They say Atleti may have to sell some of their prized assets to pay back a debt to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, in order to speed up construction in time for the next season to the tune of some €160m.

Eibar stand in the way of Atleti and a semi-final place

Atlético to face Eibar in Copa del Rey quarter-final

Atlético Madrid have been drawn to play against Eibar in the quarter-final of the Copa del Rey.

The first leg will take place at the Vicente Calderón next week, with the return at the Estadio Municipal de Ipurúa the following Wednesday 25th January.