Some weeks ago Diego Simeone said that he’d rather go forward once and score than create 15 opportunities without finding the net. Tonight just that happened. Atlético travelled to Santander to take on Racing and should have comfortably won, but an incredible amount of chances were missed and the game at El Sardinero ended goalless.
Atlético spurned the chance to move into the top four last week following a stalemate against Valencia, but Diego Simeone and his team can put that right on Saturday with victory at Racing Santander. Kick-off in El Sardinero is set for the evening time of 18:00 CET. The stage was set last week for the
Former Atlético midfielder Diego Simeone has reportedly quit his job as manager of Argentine Primera División outfit Racing Club, leading to rampant speculation he is on the verge of replacing Gregorio Manzano at Atleti. According to Argentine sports paper Olé, it was el ‘Cholo’s sister – who oversees his contracts – that broke the news
Despite all our summer investments, Atlético had failed to find the back of the net in our first two La Liga appearances.
But on Sunday night everything finally went our way in front of goal as Racing de Santander were sent home with a 4-0 drubbing. The big man for los Rojiblancos was Radamel Falcao, who netted a hat-trick.
After cruising to a comfortable 2-0 victory in their midweek Europa League clash against Celtic, Atlético will look to keep the good times rolling as they host Racing Santander at the Calderón on Sunday. The match kicks off at 18:00 CET.
The domestic season is coming to an end, and while Barcelona could wrap up the La Liga title next week, there are still other battles to be fought with four matches left to play. Atlético need a miracle if they are to qualify for the Champions League. Villarreal would have to lose three of their