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Atleti's tribute to Luis Aragonés before kickoff  (

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 22

In one of the most enchanting nights at the Vicente Calderón in recent memory, Atlético soared to the top of the league table for the first time in 18 years by handily defeating Real Sociedad 4-0. Los Colchoneros honoured the glory days of their past by paying tribute to a fallen idol who fully embodied the spirit of the club’s halcyon days.

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Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Sociedad

Atlético enter Sunday’s league encounter versus Real Sociedad having experienced a panoply of emotions in the days and hours leading up to the match (19:00 CET). To the elation of the Rojiblanco faithful, qualification to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey was secured after a spirited comeback effort in San Mamés on Tuesday. The

Courtois holds on to the points

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 3

With just the right amount of suspense, Atlético made it three-for-three to start the present term by besting fellow Champions League contenders Real Sociedad 2-1 in the Basque Country on Sunday. Back when Neptune famously carried Diego Simeone into the Vicente Calderón on his triumphal chariot circa December 2011, Atleti had been mired in an

Match preview: Real Sociedad vs Atlético

Fresh off their first “defeat” of the season, a draw at Camp Nou with which they lost the Supercopa to Barcelona on away goals, an in-form Atlético square up to Real Sociedad this Sunday at Anoeta. Proceedings in San Sebastián will get underway at 19:00 CET. For the Rojiblancos, Sunday’s game provides a good opportunity


The red and white aftermath: Match Day 27

Well, it had to end some time. Atlético’s perfect record at the Vicente Caldéron was unceremoniously broken up by Real Sociedad, who also snapped our nine-game home shutout streak in league play with a controversial second half goal on Sunday. Diego Simeone’s men, who heavily out-shot their foes on the night, were exasperatingly inaccurate with

Radamel Falcao against Real Sociedad

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Sociedad

Amid all the Copa del Rey final talk and buzz about boss Diego Simeone’s long-term contract extension at Atlético, los Rojiblancos must fix their attention on a Real Sociedad side that have only lost once in 2013. Sunday’s league clash against the San Sebastián-based outfit kicks-off at the Vicente Calderón at 21:00 CET. This fixture

atletico striker radamel falcao celebrates free kick goal against real sociedad with teammates

The red and white aftermath: Match Day 8

Goooooooooooooooooooooooool!!!! Yes, we’re still celebrating Falcao’s late stunner that helped Atlético to their third straight win in the dying minutes of the match and to the club’s best start ever in La Liga. The Colombian’s free kick goal instantly wiped away any recollection of the previous 89 minutes of the proceedings at Anoeta, particularly a

Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao scores against Real Sociedad

La Liga: Real Sociedad 0 – 1 Atlético

It was the added time of the late Sunday fixture and some fans in San Sebastián had already left the stadium. Albeit an entertaining game, the match between Real Sociedad and Atlético Madrid seemed to end in a goalless draw. It would’ve been a fair result for two teams who had tried to win, but

atletico madrid striker radamel falcao scored a hat trick in san sebastian last season against real sociedad

Match preview: Real Sociedad vs. Atlético

Atlético’s first trip to the Basque Country this season will see los Rojiblancos go head-to-head against San Sebastián-based outfit Real Sociedad, with proceedings getting underway on Sunday at 21:30 CET. Only bitter memories come to the minds of the Rojiblanco faithful upon the mere mention of La Real, given that the Donostiarra, through a late

atletico madrid striker falcao and midfielder arda turan real sociedad

The red and white aftermath: Week 36

As if it wasn’t punishment enough to have to watch an insipid Atlético for 90 minutes only for them to epically collapse and allow their opponents to score an outright stupid goal in the dying minutes of the match, thereby bungling the clearest path to Champions League qualification for next season, the Rojiblanco faithful also