While eternal rivals Real Madrid were en route to a second straight loss in less than a week at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Atlético had to sweat one out themselves at home against Granada Wednesday night. Los Rojiblancos made their fans wait until just past the hour mark before they could erupt in celebration.
With Barcelona surprisingly held to a draw at Levante earlier in the day, the stage was all set for Atlético to move clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday night as they took on Sevilla in the Vicente Calderón. However, not for the first time this year, they seemingly couldn’t handle the pressure
Atlético will kick off the second half of the season tomorrow and hope to continue their unbeaten streak in a tough game against Sevilla. The last few weeks have been busy for Cholo’s men with mid-week Copa clashes against Valencia and the joint league leaders Barcelona. The players’ physical abilities will be tested tomorrow at
With what is without a doubt the most exciting fixture of the weekend, Atlético will commence their 2013-14 La Liga campaign away against Sevilla. However, thanks to La Liga’s mystifying scheduling, the Rojiblancos will kick off their first game at 23:00 CET on Sunday. The reigning Copa del Rey champions go into this thrilling season
Atlético boss Diego Pablo Simeone has finally voiced his exasperation after weeks of inaction by the club’s front office with regard to bringing in quality Champions League reinforcements for the upcoming season. “If we can’t improve the squad, then everything we have worked for until now will be very difficult to improve,” Simeone told Fox
Unai Emery took Sevilla’s defeat very sourly and was fuming on Sunday night: “Atlético Madrid won unfairly and got refereeing help.” Besides being a false accusation, how should we, the fans, feel about that? Well, the truth is, I feel great. I feel pretty fantastic every time I hear some Emery-esque complaint coming from either
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
Radamel Falcao netted his 25th league goal of the season on Sunday night as Atlético Madrid picked up a vital three points at Sevilla, his sole strike the difference between the teams at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. In a heated affair, the Rojiblancos did what they do best on the road, showing why they have
With the derby looming, Atlético have an equally important trip to Sevilla to deal with first, as Unai Emery’s side look to get revenge for their cup exit at the hands of the Rojiblancos back in February. Real Madrid moved five points ahead of us on Saturday with victory over Betis, so Simeone and his
The final of the Copa del Rey will be an all-Madrilenian affair. We don’t quite know when or where the showdown will occur, but we know that our sixth final in three years will be against our cross-town rivals Real Madrid. Atleti qualified for the King’s Cup final on Wednesday night after beating Sevilla over two legs (4-3 on aggregate).