Matchday Live

Winning the only option for Atleti tonight

Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. Betis

It’s back to La Liga for Atlético Madrid this evening, Real Betis the opponents in a game that Diego Simeone knows he must win to keep the pressure the top three.

The Argentine boss has shuffled his pack for the clash, giving starts to Fernando Torres and Nico Gaitán as Betis prepare a homage for their last ever visit to the Vicente Calderón.

The Vicente Calderón is expectant

Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. Las Palmas

Atlético Madrid will seal a place in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals this evening should they preserve their 2-0 first leg lead against Las Palmas at the Vicente Calderón.

Goals from Koke and Griezmann gave the red and whites the win in Gran Canaria a week ago, and Simeone has named a strong line-up as he looks to finish the job this evening.

Eibar have been strong at Ipurúa this season

Matchday LIVE: Eibar vs. Atlético

La Liga is back underway this weekend, with Atlético Madrid travelling to Ipurúa on Saturday afternoon for a tough match against 8th placed Eibar.

The big news ahead of kick-off concerns the team news, with Simeone opting to play Josema Giménez in midfield, and giving a start to Fernando Torres in attack ahead of Kevin Gameiro.

Juanfran plays in midfield yet again

Matchday LIVE: Las Palmas vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid are in back in action tonight after the winter break, starting 2017 with a tough Copa del Rey clash against Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.

This is a last 16 first leg match, and kicks off what could be a busy month if the red and whites make progress in the competition. Simeone has named a strong line-up for the clash.

Fans expectant ahead of today's clash

Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. Las Palmas

Atlético Madrid play their last La Liga match of 2016 this afternoon, as former rojiblanco player Quique Setien brings his Las Palmas side to the Vicente Calderón.

In the midst of an injury crisis and perhaps the team’s most difficult period since Simeone took charge, only awin will do for Atlético as they aim to bounce back from a string of disappointing results.

Big match in store at El Madrigal

Matchday LIVE: Villarreal vs. Atlético

After a busy week of announcements, fan protests and off-the-pitch talk, it’s back to what really matters for Atlético Madrid tonight – the football.

The rojiblancos take on Villarreal at El Madrigal this evening, and are in desperate need of a win to get their La Liga campaign back on track after a disappointing draw at home to Espanyol last time out.

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.

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.

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.

The Vicente Calderón is expectant

Matchday LIVE: Atlético vs. PSV

Atlético Madrid are back in Champions League tonight against PSV Eindhoven, needing just a point to win the group after Bayern Munich were beaten 3-2 in Rostov earlier this evening.

The rojiblancos will want to put their La Liga woes behind them with a win in the Calderón, as Simeone rings the changes from the XI that were humbled by Real Madrid on Saturday night.