Match Previews

Atleti looking for repeat of September's 4-0 win

Match preview: Atlético vs. Celta

Fresh off of a Copa del Rey semi-final tie which saw Atletico fall 3-2 in the aggregate to their Catalan rivals, Atletico’s 2016/17 campaign is at a crossroads.

On Sunday, the rojiblancos take on Celta Vigo needing a win to move back into the top four after Real Sociedad’s win on Friday night.

All to play for in the Camp Nou

Match preview: Barcelona vs. Atlético

A never say never Atleti side fight an inform Barcelona for a ticket to the Copa del Rey finals on Tuesday night.

After a hard fought loss at the Vicente Calderon last week, Atlético Madrid will face the Catalan giants at their home stadium tomorrow with the goal to claw their way to their first final of 2017.

Leganés held Atleti to a 0-0 draw earlier in the season

Match preview: Atlético vs. Leganés

After suffering a loss against Barcelona at Vicente Calderon in midweek, Atlético Madrid will receive Leganes on Saturday looking to end their four match winless run.

The visitors, who are 5 points up on the relegation fight, managed a draw in the last meeting, as the rojiblancos accumulated their second consecutive draw against the new kids in town after a stalemate with Alavés.

Griezmann will have a major part to play on Wednesday

Match preview: Atlético vs. Barcelona

When Real Madrid was eliminated by Celta Vigo in last week’s Copa del Rey tie, both Atlético Madrid and Barcelona fans rejoiced as their chances of winning the competition increased significantly.

Now they play each other for a place in the final, with the first leg taking place at the Vicente Calderón on Wednesday evening.

Gameiro will want to make a mark against Alavés

Match preview: Alavés vs. Atlético

After their midweek Copa del Rey exploits, Atlético Madrid return to La Liga action on Saturday afternoon with a trip to face fellow semi-finalists Alavés.

The red and whites were surprisingly held by the newly promoted side on the opening day of the season, and will want to avoid a repeat performance this weekend.

Correa was on target in the first leg

Match preview: Eibar vs. Atlético

After a convincing 3-0 win in the first leg last week, Atlético Madrid travel to Eibar on Wednesday night looking to seal their place in the Copa del Rey semi-final.

Goals from Antoine Griezmann, Ángel Correa and Kevin Gameiro put Simeone’s men in control of the tie a week ago, but they will still need to finish the job against José Mendilibar’s side.

Raúl García will have a big part to play against his former club

Match preview: Athletic vs. Atlético

Atlético Madrid make the first of three trips to the Basque Country this week on Sunday, ending the first half of the La Liga season at San Mamés against Athletic Bilbao.

The colchoneros come into the game on a good run of form having won 6 of their last 7 matches, but will be in for a tough test against one of Spain’s most intense and physical teams.

Torres scored his 100th Atleti goal against Eibar last year

Match preview: Atlético vs. Eibar

After just about edging past Real Betis at the weekend, Atlético Madrid host Eibar in the Copa del Rey on Thursday evening as both sides chase a place in the semi-final.

The red and whites will be looking for a good performance in response to their recent critics ahead of the second leg, and are expected to name a strong XI in the midst of a busy run.

Juanfran scored against Betis last season, but will he start on Saturday?

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Betis

After conceding three goals in the home leg and just squeezing past Las Palmas in the Copa del Rey in midweek, Atlético return to La Liga action on Saturday as Real Betis visit the Calderón.

The rojiblancos will be looking to return to winning ways and make up ground on the top three, as fixture congestion starts to take it’s toll on the teams involved in all three competitions.

Griezmann in the squad after FIFA snub

Match preview: Atlético vs. Las Palmas

After their 2-0 win in the first leg last week, Atlético Madrid will be looking to finish the job and seal qualification to the Copa del Rey finals against Las Palmas on Tuesday night.

The rojiblancos have a handsome lead and two away goals on the board, but Diego Simeone is leaving nothing to chance and has named a strong squad for the clash.