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Academica forward Wilson Eduardo beats Atletico Madrid back Silvio

Europa League: Académica 2 – 0 Atlético

Atlético Madrid’s historic streak of 16 consecutive victories in European competition came to an end as we suffered defeat at the hands of Académica de Coimbra. Like against Valencia on the weekend, Atleti again lost 2-0 in a game with few opportunities for either side. In the entire game we weren’t able to create any

Cata Diaz holds off Edinho

Match preview: Académica vs. Atlético

After suffering defeat at the hands of Valencia on Saturday, Diego Simeone will be trying to get Atlético back on the winning trail in Thursday’s Europa League visit to Académica. The Rojiblancos need just a point to ensure qualification to the knockout stages, but will want to keep up their excellent continental run that currently

Atletico Madrid players celebrate europa league win over Academica

Europa League: Atlético 2 – 1 Académica

11 wins in a row. 16 straight in UEFA competition and 21 games unbeaten. Those are the numbers that go with Atlético’s unbelievable streak which just goes on-and-on-and-on. On Thursday, Simeone showed faith in his reserves and the ‘B-team’ didn’t disappoint as they went three for three in the UEFA Europa League. Not a lot

Atleti train in the Vicente Calderón

Match preview: Atlético vs. Académica

Atlético Madrid will be looking to make history against Académica de Coimbra on Thursday night, in a Europa League game that manager Diego Simeone will again use to give a rest to some of the team’s bigger names. If we avoid defeat against the Portuguese side, our unbeaten run will stretch to an astounding 21

Cebolla celebrates his winning goal

Europa League: Atlético 1 – 0 Viktoria Plzeň

Atlético Madrid left it very late against Viktoria Plzeň on Thursday night, but a last minute thunderbolt from Cristian Rodríguez made sure that our European winning run continued. In a thoroughly uninspiring game with very little to report on, it was the one moment of real class that separated the two teams, with the red

Pre-match press conference

Match preview: Atlético vs. Viktoria Plzeň

Atlético return to Europa League action on Thursday, with Czech outfit Viktoria Plzeň travelling to Madrid to provide the opposition for our first home match of this year’s competition. Like in the first match day against Hapoel, the game will be used as another opportunity to rest some of our stars and give minutes to

Atletico Madrid player Raul Garcia

Europa League: Hapoel 0 – 3 Atlético

Atlético Madrid have started the defence of their Europa League title with a 3-0 victory over Hapoel. While star players Falcao and Arda Turan, as well as regulars Diego Godín, Filipe and Gabi, stayed behind in Madrid, the team that Simeone fielded was still more than capable. ‘The Replacements’ dominated from start to finish and

Hapoel players celebrate

Match preview: Hapoel Tel-Aviv vs. Atlético

Atleti begin the defence of their Europa League title in Israel on Thursday night, with a game against Hapoel Tel-Aviv that Diego Simeone will use to give a rest to some of his key players. The holders are currently on a record run of 13 successive wins in European competition, although ‘El Cholo’ has opted

Europa League draw

Europa League groups drawn

Atlético de Madrid now know who they will face in their defence of the UEFA Europa League, as the draw for the group stage took place earlier this afternoon at the Grimaldi forum in Monaco. Ahead of tonight’s Super Cup final against Chelsea, our star striker Radamel Falcao was chosen to help with the selection,


Falcao: “I owe it to the team, they helped me a lot”

Atlético’s two-goal hero of the Europa League has paid homage to the support he received from the other 10 men on the pitch during the 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Radamel Falcao’s incredible strike on just six minutes set the tone of the match for Atlético who hardly looked challenged from there on. Speaking to