Match Previews

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.

Filipe set for injury return against Espanyol

Match preview: Atlético vs. Espanyol

Fresh off of a 6-0 shellacking of Guijuelo in the Copa Del Rey in midweek, Atlético return to La Liga action on Saturday evening with a home clash against Espanyol.

The match will see Quique Sánchez Flores return to the Vicente Calderón for the first time since leaving in 2011. The former rojiblancos boss will surely be warmly received by the home crowd.

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.

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.

PSV frustrated Atleti at the Calderón last season

Champions League preview: Atlético vs. PSV

After their derby humiliation at the weekend, Atlético Madrid will be looking to get back to winning ways when they host PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday night.

The rojiblancos may have lost their last two in La Liga, but are the only team that still hold a perfect record in the Champions League and will want to maintain top spot in Group D with three points.

The two teams played out a 1-1 draw at the Calderón last season

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

The Vicente Calderón will host Real Madrid for the final time in league action on Saturday, in what will be a crucial match for Atlético given their inconsistent recent form in La Liga.

Los Blancos make the trip across town with a six point over Diego Simeone’s team, but the red and whites will be desperate for a win to close the gap in the first meeting between the two sides since Milan.

Atleti won 2-0 at Anoeta last season

Match preview: Real Sociedad vs. Atlético

Celebrating their lone standing as the only team with four wins from four matches in the Champions League, Atlético Madrid return to La Liga action this Saturday away at Real Sociedad.

With Real Madrid and Barcelona in top form, the rojiblancos know that only a win will do if they want to remain amongst the leading pack at the top of La Liga.

Fernando Torres to start against Rostov

Champions League preview: Atlético vs. Rostov

After their 4-2 win over Málaga at the weekend, attention turns to the Champions League for Atlético Madrid as they prepare to face FC Rostov on Tuesday night.

The red and whites will qualify for the knockout stage with two games to spare should they beat the Russian side at the Vicente Calderón.

Both meetings last season finished 1-0 to the home team

Match preview: Atlético vs. Málaga

Still reeling from their first loss of the season away to Sevilla last week, Atlético Madrid are looking to get back on track this Saturday at home against Málaga.

The rojiblancos have had a week to prepare since last week’s loss, and know that only a win will do if they want to remain amongst the leading pack at the top of La Liga.

Rojiblancos train in feezing conditions in Rostov

Champions League Preview: Rostov vs. Atlético

Diego Simeone and Atlético Madrid are going to do something no North American sports team would want to amid the heightened political climate – play a game in the Russian Federation.

However, if an American side ever did make the trip to play in Putin’s backyard they’d have something in common with Atleti, it’d also be their first time ever playing a match in the city of Rostov-on-Don.