On the Día de las Peñas, an annual event celebrating Atlético’s close to 700 fan clubs spread throughout Spain and the world, los Rojiblancos take on Real Zaragoza at the Vicente Calderón. The clash gets underway at 20:00 CET on Sunday. While the match is being billed by the media as manager Gregorio Manzano’s “last
While there’s still no official word from the Vicente Calderón, Real Zaragoza confirmed early Friday that midfielder Gabi is on his way to Atlético. The midfielder bid his club of four seasons farewell at a press conference, thanking Zaragoza fans for all their support. “I’ll never forget the good times, which have been many, as well as the affection from the fans,” he said.
Atlético are set to face off against Real Zaragoza on Saturday evening at La Romareda. Coincidentally, the two teams find themselves in exactly the same positions in the league as they were in the last time they met, with Atleti floundering mid-table and Zaragoza struggling to avoid the drop.