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Léo writhes in pain (AS)

Sprain season, this time Baptistão

Léo Baptistão had to be carried off the pitch at Atleti’s training facilities on a stretcher this Wednesday, as he badly injured his ankle during the training session while attempting to dribble youth talent goalkeeper Bono. Because of how badly the player seemed to be hurt, x-ray scans were taken immediately to rule out a more serious injury. The final diagnosis: a second degree ankle sprain.

Thibaut Courtois and Radamel Falcao

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 32

Atlético rained on Sevilla’s parade on Sunday, defeating their opponents on the final day of the Andalusian capital’s April Fair and snapping their six-game win streak at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. With both sides fittingly looking hungover as the merry-making and festivities came to a close in Seville, Atleti made the most of their only

Atletico Madrid players celebrate their win against Granada

La Liga: Atlético 5 – 0 Granada

The stage was set for a perfect afternoon and Atlético Madrid duly delivered. The kick off was relatively early, the sun was shining brightly and over 9,800 kids were in attendance in a packed Vicente Calderón on the Día del Niño (Kid’s Day). Atleti had organised their annual day for young fans as we hosted

atletico madrid standouts raul and koke in mallorca

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 18

Without three of their kings on El Día de los Reyes, Atlético were forced to overcome a bit of adversity in Palma. Nonetheless, they dominated proceedings on Sunday and were unlucky to only come away with a point in the 1-1 draw at Mallorca’s Iberostar Stadium. Missing best creator Arda Turan, most lethal goalscoring threat

Atletico Madrid Raul Garcia celebrates his goal against Mallorca

La Liga: Mallorca 1 – 1 Atlético

Without Arda Turan, Miranda and Radamel Falcao, the trio was suspended, Atlético dropped two points on their away trip to Mallorca. The Rojiblancos seemed to get off the island with a scrappy win, but conceded a late goal after unfortunate defending by Filipe Luís. Atlético had taken the lead through Raúl García, who was on

Atletico Madrid players Raul Garcia and Adrian Lopez against Real Jaen

Copa del Rey: Atlético 1 – 0 Real Jaén

Atlético Madrid have qualified for the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey after beating Real Jaén 4-0 over two games. Two weeks ago the Rojiblancos had already secured their passage with a 3-0 away win, and on Wednesday night they sealed the deal with a minimal victory at the Vicente Calderón. Next up

Atletico Madrid midfielder Emre Belozoglu against Hapoel Tel Aviv

Europa League: Atlético 1 – 0 Hapoel

Atlético Madrid have qualified for the next round of the Europa League courtesy of an early strike by Raúl García. On a chilly November night at the Vicente Calderón the midfielder scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Hapoel Tel Aviv. There was little at stake on Thursday night, which actually made for

Atletico Madrid players Miranda and Raul Garcia

La Liga: Atlético 3 – 1 Osasuna

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


Raúl García: “There is more unity at Atlético now”

Our great friend Dani Hidalgo, a reporter for Spanish newspaper Diario AS, interviewed Atlético midfielder Raúl García, asking the Pamplona-born man a series of questions regarding his return stint in red and white following a highly successful year on loan at his boyhood club Osasuna. The 26-year-old’s second coming, which has seen him being played

atletico madrid victory over espanyol arda koke raul celebrate

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 6

And breathe Colchoneros! Three more points in the bag and Atlético hold on to second place for at least another week after coming out of the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat triumphantly for the first time in their five trips to the Barcelona-based ground. Los Rojiblancos have put their supporters through what feels like a season’s worth