Atlético Madrid fell to their first defeat of the season on Sunday afternoon, Steven N’Zonzi’s second half goal enough for three points that puts Sevilla top of La Liga for the time being. It was a game very much influenced by the torrential rain in Andalusia, with the home side taking advantage of some slack Atleti
Atlético Madrid made it 3 from 3 on Wednesday night, winning 1-0 away in Rostov to consolidate top spot in Group D of the Champions League and move within just a point of qualification.
It was a professional performance from the rojiblancos, who dominated possession and won the match in the second half when the in-form Yannick Carrasco fired home from close range.
It was a night to remember in the Vicente Calderón, as Atlético Madrid put seven goals past bottom side Granada to consolidate their position at the top of the La Liga table.
Yannick Carrasco hit a stunning hat-trick, before a double from substitute Nico Gaitán and late goals from Ángel Correa and Tiago secured a 7-1 triumph against the struggling side.
Atlético Madrid got the three points at Mestalla on Sunday lunchtime, but doesn’t tell half the story in hard fought game that saw them miss two penalties.
Griezmann and Gameiro got the goals to seal the win over Valencia, but Diego Alves will most likely be the man in the headlines as he denied the visitors not once but twice from the spot.
It was a night to remember in the Vicente Calderón, with recent Champions League history repeating itself as Atlético Madrid ran out 1-0 winners over Bayern Munich.
Yannick Carrasco scored the game’s only goal in emphatic fashion in the first half, and despite a late Griezmann penalty miss, the red and whites held on for all three points.
Atlético Madrid were 1-0 winners against Deportivo La Coruña on Saturday afternoon, Antoine Griezmann’s second half winner the difference in a tough match at the Vicente Calderón.
The hosts defended well, but were left with a real uphill task when midfielder Fayçal Fajr was sent off just before half-time for a second bookable offence.
Atlético Madrid earned a valuable point against Barcelona on Wednesday night, as Ángel Correa’s second half goal cancelled out Ivan Rakitic’s opener in a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou.
The rojiblancos fell behind just before half-time when the Croatian headed home, but responded well and were good value for the result in an impressive tactical performa
Atlético Madrid put in a five-star performance against Sporting Gijón on Saturday afternoon, with Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres and Kevin Gameiro on target in a 5-0 win at the Calderón.
The rojiblancos ran riot from the first whistle, with the French pairing in attack linking up on another occasions and wreaking havoc in the visitors’ defence with their direct running and clever movement.
Atlético Madrid got their Champions League campaign off to a winning start on Tuesday night, Saúl Ñíguez scoring the only goal in a 1-0 triumph away to PSV Eindhoven.
The rojiblancos had Jan Oblak to thank, the Slovenian goalkeeper denying Andrés Guardado from the penalty spot just before half-time in a match that was littered with controversy.
Atlético Madrid returned to winning ways in rampant fashion on Saturday afternoon, winning 4-0 against Celta Vigo at Balaídos thanks to an impressive second half showing.
Koke broke the deadlock shortly after the break, before a double from Antoine Griezmann and Ángel Correa’s late strike secured a result that puts a message out to the rest of La Liga following our poor start to the season.