Atlético Madrid lost the second leg of their Copa del Rey clash and have been knocked out by Albacete (3-1 on aggregate). An early goal decided the match and handed Atleti a humiliating home defeat against a club playing in the same league as our B team. Atlético couldn’t possibly have started off worse. After
Atlético play their last game of the year on Wednesday evening, with Albacete visiting the Vicente Calderón in an important Copa del Rey clash. Trailing 2-1 from the first leg, it is imperative that los Colchoneros overturn the deficit and qualify for the last 16 in what is likely to be Gregorio Manzano’s final match
Atlético Madrid started this season’s Copa del Rey with a horrific performance, which led to a 2-1 defeat against lowly Albacete. Atleti will get a chance to set things straight at the Vicente Calderón on the 21st of December. Gregorio Manzano used this match to give his reserves and our youngsters some much-needed playing time.
Atlético commence their Copa del Rey campaign on Thursday evening with a trip to Albacete. On the back of two successive wins, the game against the local Segunda B outfit will serve as a chance for some of the fringe players to make an impression in the first team. Kick off at the Carlos Belmonte
Atlético Madrid will face Albacete in the next round of the Copa del Rey. The RFEF’s draw on Friday tied Atleti to the side who were last active in the Liga BBVA in the 2004/05 season, when they finished dead last. Since then, Albacete have been relegated once more and they currently occupy 5th place in Spain’s third division, a league which also features Atlético B.
Atlético and Albacete have agreed a loan deal for our young forward Ibrahima Baldé. The only thing missing is the striker’s signature. The player himself doesn’t seem too keen on playing in the Segunda División however.