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Courtois speaks highly of Saprissa friendly

Atlético Madrid’s on-loan goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, has spoken highly of the club’s latest preseason opponents, Costa Rican side Saprissa. The 20-year-old acknowledged he didn’t know much about Saprissa prior to the match, but was surprised at the standard of the contest, likening it to a Europa League match. “I didn’t know Saprissa because it is


Atlético & Saprissa play to scoreless draw

Atlético rewarded their handful of fans in Europe that had fired up their computers in the wee hours of the morning to catch their beloved in action with a yawn-inducing 0-0 draw. The friendly against Costa Rican capital outfit Saprissa got underway at 4:00 CET, and the lively atmosphere at the local side’s stadium did

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Atlético to head back to the Americas

Atlético have confirmed that they will be crossing the Atlantic once again for two friendlies, having completed a post-season tour in Colombia just this past May. This time, they will lock horns with Atlético Nacional of Medellín in a return to the land of Rojiblanco star Radamel Falcao on the 1st of August, and with