Huh? What the hell was that? For the second straight league match away from home, Atlético resembled the version of themselves spearheaded by Gregorio Manzano before Diego Simeone came to the rescue.
Atlético are the last of La Liga’s ‘Big Three’ to go into battle this round, with proceedings away at Osasuna getting underway at 21:00 CET on Sunday. Atleti are unbeaten in eight consecutive encounters against los Rojillos, and have won three straight at El Sadar.
While it was by no means a dominant performance, Atlético hung on to defeat Osasuna 2-1 at the Vicente Calderón Tuesday night, successfully remaining flawless in La Liga ahead of Saturday’s return to the Bernabéu. Although the end result was the same, the path to the three points against los Rojillos was markedly different from Atleti’s win at Valladolid this past Saturday.
Atlético Madrid are searching for league win number six this season on Tuesday evening with a home clash against lowly Osasuna in the Vicente Calderón. With an 100% record so far and the Madrid derby to come on Saturday, the team are looking to continue their winning run and also continue building confidence, as well as perhaps rest a few players ahead of the weekend. Kick-off in the Spanish capital is set for 22:00 CET.
Atlético bounced back big from last weekend’s defeat to La Real with a 2-0 shutout on the road at Osasuna on Sunday. Los Rojiblancos (or Negrazulirojos) came out to the pitch of the Reyno de Navarra clad in the whimsical colour scheme of some creature out of a tropical rainforest: black top, blue shorts and
Following their first league loss at home last week, Atleti will be desperate to get back to winning ways against another of the league’s Basque sides after losing more ground to Real Madrid earlier on. Osasuna are the opponents on Sunday evening, always a tough place to go despite the Red and Whites having won
25 of 27 points! Atlético spoil their supporters with another victory — their 12th straight — sweeping aside lowly Osasuna 3-1 at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday to remain level with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish table. The clash started off pretty much the way the ‘Cholo Effect’ has allowed us to expect
On Sunday night it was the colíder against the colista. La Liga’s top vs. bottom. And although a goal by Roland Lamah narrowed the gap to one shortly before half time, there was never any doubt about the result between Atlético Madrid and Osasuna. The home side controlled the game from start to finish and
Atlético welcome Osasuna to the Vicente Calderón on Sunday for La Liga action following yet another record-breaking performance at the midweek versus Académica de Coimbra in the Europa League. The battle between the two sides on opposite poles in the standings gets underway at the Vicente Calderón at 19:45 CET. Rojiblanco supporters will be hoping
Spanish website SportYou revealed some details about Atlético’s pre-game motivational tactics ahead of their match against Osasuna. Rojiblanco boss and ex-club legend Diego Simeone tapped veteran midfielder Tiago to serve as the squad’s captain in Pamplona, a decision he assured afterwards was a personal one made by him. Before the clash got underway Monday night,