After comfortably edging out Real Jaén in the last round, the serious business starts in this year’s Copa del Rey with Atlético facing a potentially difficult derby match against Getafe in the Vicente Calderón. In what is a competition that many tip the Rojiblancos to do well in this year, Simeone has neglected the B-team
Atlético will host their second ‘mini-derby’ of the season on Sunday, as neighbouring Getafe make the quick trip north to the Vicente Calderón. The clash kicks-off at 19:45 CET, a time sandwiched between our direct rivals’, Barcelona and Real Madrid’s, respective games. Los Colchoneros come into this encounter on the back of a pair of
Just hours after Atlético president Enrique Cerezo had told reporters that “transfers are on hold”, Getafe announced on their official website that they have sold defender Daniel Alberto ‘Cata’ Díaz to Atleti. Multiple sources in the Spanish press report that the 32-year-old central defender, who has spent the last five seasons with the Azulones, will
Atlético followed-up on their midweek Europa League success with another treat for those fortunate souls in attendance at the Vicente Calderón. Sunday’s visitors met the same fate as the previous opponents that showed up to our stadium in bright yellow kits: a 3-0 thrashing. Though Getafe came out of the gates swinging, a fluky Eduardo
After an equal first half Atlético brushed aside Getafe with a strong second half performance. We beat our neighbours 3-0 with goals by Salvio, Diego Ribas and Falcao. According to Diego Simeone, Atleti’s tight schedule is no excuse not to give our all, but the coach did decide to rest some of his key players.
Atletico will have neighbours Getafe over for lunch at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday in one of a series of the season’s so-called ‘mini-derbies’. The battle between the two Madrid-based sides, both with 39 points apiece in the league, gets underway at 12:00 CET. Los Rojiblancos have relapsed into their former wildly inconsistent ways of
While Atlético’s capacity to defy logic should never be underestimated, the events that took place at the Alfonso Pérez Coliseum late Sunday evening were simply mind-blowing. Atleti inexplicably blew a 1-0 lead and the advantage of having one more man than opponents Getafe for most of the encounter. The team lacked cohesion, intensity and guts.
Atlético Madrid suffered a 3-2 defeat to Getafe on Sunday night. Referee Pérez Lasa had a huge influence on the outcome of the game and awarded two penalties, but that shouldn’t hide the fact that Atlético again disappointed with an uninspiring performance. Paulo Assunção was a late scratch from the squad list and with Mario
Atlético Madrid travel roughly 10 miles south on Sunday for the 12th round of La Liga, when we make our way to the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez for a league fixture against Getafe. The teams kick off at 22:00 CET. Getafe and Atleti have met 18 times and based on history and recent results we have
Getafe have confirmed the signing of now former Atlético defender Juan Valera, who had been released by los Colchoneros. He will be formally presented at the Alfonso Pérez Coliseum on Tuesday, according to Getafe’s official site. The 26-year-old has signed a four-year contract with los Azulones.