While the rest of the universe was focussed on El Clásico, Atlético had their sights set on first place. Atleti supporters suffered through the endless Barcelona and Real Madrid fodder all week long, but, in the end, they were rewarded handsomely.
Atlético will be after their fourth victory on the trot when they square off against Betis in Sevilla on Sunday. Kick-off at the Benito Villaramín, where Atleti are unbeaten since 2006, is set for 17:00 CET. Keeping their win-streak intact won’t be the only target for Diego Simeone’s band of brothers, as much as they’ll
There was no let up in Atlético’s 5-0 thrashing of Real Betis at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday night. Literally from start to finish, the struggling Verdiblancos found themselves picking the ball out of their own net. The Rojiblanco faithful were treated to a delightful spectacle that began with the fastest goal in club history scored by Óliver Torres–the player that sparked the most pre-game buzz given his inclusion in the starting line-up in replacement of the ailing Arda Turan.
Back from a productive midweek trip to Austria Wien, Atlético welcome Betis, as they look to keep pace with their rivals in La Liga. Kick-off at the Vicente Calderón is set for 21:00 CET*, on Sunday. Last week, the Colchoneros saw their historic winning streak come to an end with a narrow defeat away to
Sunday night’s 1-0 victory over Betis will go down as the night Diego Simeone unleashed ‘the Beast’. After failing to capitalise on a very lively start, Atleti’s play drifted into a state of tedium. Starting strikers Radamel Falcao and Adrián were finding it very difficult to get meaningfully involved in the game. The Asturian was
Atlético Madrid kept their incredible home streak alive with a win over Real Betis in round 22 of the Liga BBVA. Diego Simeone’s men have now won 20 consecutive games at the Vicente Calderón, including 13 in the league in which they have edged two points closer to Barcelona while extending their advantage over Real
Atlético take on Betis on Sunday for the fourth time in the present campaign, the sides having faced off once in La Liga in Sevilla, and in home and away legs in Copa del Rey knockout action. Kick-off at the Vicente Calderón, where Atleti hope to make it 20 wins a row, is set for
Atlético Madrid have qualified for the semi finals of the Copa del Rey in which they’ll face Sevilla next Thursday. The first match is to be played at the Vicente Calderón. The Rojiblancos advanced to the next round after holding Betis to a 1-1 draw, which was more than enough after the 2-0 victory from
It’s becoming somewhat familiar for Atlético fans. The dream of more silverware is on yet again, and on Thursday, Diego Simeone’s team can book their place in the Copa del Rey semi-finals if they avoid disaster at Real Betis. With a 2-0 advantage from the first leg, the Rojiblancos travel south as strong favourites, but
Atlético Madrid have taken a big step towards the semi final of the Copa del Rey by beating Real Betis and keeping another clean sheet. At Cholo Castle the runners up of La Liga started ferociously and forced two goals early on, which might very well have already settled this two legged tie of the