For those of you Colchoneros still alive to read this, let’s revisit Atlético’s agonising 1-1 tie versus Málaga. How close were Diego Simeone’s men from achieving eternal glory on Sunday? A Willy Caballero fingernail close.
Atlético must pick their heads up following their gut-wrenching defeat at the midweek at the hands of arch-nemeses Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals. On Saturday, los Colchoneros travel southeast into Andalusia for a league clash against relegation-threatened Almería, with kick-off at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos set for 22:00 CET.
Have you found yourself staring at the wall, wandering through the park at night or drawing up countless formations with and without Falcao still at Atlético, just waiting for the new season to begin? So have we. Have you started following baseball or, God forbid, the Tour de France? Don’t despair, you can now start