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Arda may have to settle for bench role at Espanyol

Match preview: Espanyol vs. Atlético

The Champions League may be up in midweek, but focus right now for Atleti is firmly on La Liga, and putting their hesitant run of form to an end this weekend at Espanyol.

Out of favour forward Mario Mandzukic is suspended, but Antoine Griezmann is set to return for the Rojiblancos in Catalonia. Kick-off in the Cornellà-El Prat is set for 16:00 CET.

Costa bagged the match-winner against Espanyol  (clubatleticodemadrid,com)

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 28

15 home games into the present La Liga campaign, and Atlético remain unvanquished at the Vicente Calderón. Espanyol, the latest visitors to ‘Cholo Castle’, certainly put up a fight, but los Rojiblancos were able to gut out the result for their third straight triumph in all competitions.

Atleti lost to Espanyol 1-0 in Barcelona in October  (

Match preview: Atlético vs. Espanyol

Freshly qualified Champions League quarter-finalists Atlético will seek revenge against one of only three clubs to defeat them in La Liga this season when they host Espanyol on Saturday. Proceedings at the Vicente Calderón get underway at 22:00 CET.

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The red and white aftermath: Match Day 9

Relax. It was bound to happen. At least, that’s likely what many members of the Rojiblanco faithful kept telling themselves when their beloved Atlético’s bid for a perfect season in La Liga (and a chance to take sole possession of first place) was spoiled by Espanyol on Saturday. Just because it was inevitable didn’t mean it hurt any less for some of us though.

Atleti visit Espanyol on Saturday (FIFA)

Match preview: Espanyol vs Atlético

Atlético journey east to face Espanyol on Saturday, with kick-off at the Cornellà-El Prat set for 22:00 CET. The Rojiblancos are currently enjoying their best ever start to a season. They’ve won all of their eight matches in La Liga and they only trail leaders Barcelona on account of an inferior goal difference. Though his

Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 25

Atlético picked up their 14th straight win and eighth consecutive shutout at the Vicente Calderón in league play with their hard-fought 1-0 triumph over Espanyol on Sunday. With 56 points in the bag in the present campaign and 13 games left on the calendar, Atleti have already equalled their points haul from last season. After

Atletico madrid striker Diego Costa and Espanyol defender Hector Moreno

La Liga: Atlético 1 – 0 Espanyol

Things weren’t made easy for Atlético Madrid on Sunday night as they took on Espanyol at the Vicente Calderón. But the Rojiblancos added another win and clean sheet to their impressive home streak and beat the Catalans through a goal by Radamel Falcao. Atlético were again led by the aggressive approach of Diego Costa, who

Atlético beat Espanyol 1-0 back on September 30th

Match preview: Atlético vs. Espanyol

Atlético welcome revamped Espanyol to the Vicente Calderón on Sunday, with kick-off set for 19:00 CET. Because of Valencia’s 2-2 draw in Zaragoza on Saturday, a victory over los Periquitos would expand the gap between los Rojiblancos and the fifth place spot to a whopping 15 points. That would be the new margin needed to

atletico madrid victory over espanyol arda koke raul celebrate

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 6

And breathe Colchoneros! Three more points in the bag and Atlético hold on to second place for at least another week after coming out of the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat triumphantly for the first time in their five trips to the Barcelona-based ground. Los Rojiblancos have put their supporters through what feels like a season’s worth

atletico madrid players raul garcia and arda turan

La Liga: Espanyol 0 – 1 Atlético

Atlético Madrid visited their favourite opponents in La Liga and left with what they came for. There isn’t a team in Spain that we have beaten at their ground more often than Espanyol, and with a narrow victory Atlético claimed their 25th victory over Espanyol in Barcelona to maintain their second place in the league