All posts tagged "derbi"

Torres in his penultimate derby match of first Atleti spell (DigiSport)

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

Having closed the gap domestically over the weekend, Atlético are preparing for the first of a Copa del Rey double header against rivals Real Madrid on Wednesday.

With Fernando Torres now available and set to start, the colchoneros will look to avenge last year’s semi-final defeat and reclaim the trophy they won so memorably in 2013.

Xabi Alonso and Radamel Falcao

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

It’s that time of year again. After much needed wins against Granada and Sevilla, attention now turns to the derby for Atlético Madrid, set to be one of the most important in recent years, from our perspective. Fresh off their Champions League mauling at the hands of Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid make the short trip

Sergio Kun Agüero and Ricardo Carvalho

La Liga: Real Madrid 2 – 0 Atlético

Atlético stay without a win in el Derbi Madrileño after a 2-0 loss at the Santiago Bernabeú. We did create opportunities in front of Real’s goal, but two early goals by Carvalho and Özil meant that this derby never was a real contest. After half an hour Atlético should have been given the chance to get back into this match, but referee Mateu Lahoz denied us a penalty after a clear handball by Xabi Alonso.