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La Liga: Sporting Gijón 1 – 1 Atlético

After a great run in January, it seems Atlético can no longer win. At Sporting we were held to a third consecutive draw in the league. An own goal gave us the lead, but the first goal conceded under Diego Simeone meant that we had to settle for one point on our travel to El

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Match preview: Sporting vs. Atlético

Atlético will put their rich vein of form to the test on the road once again as they make their way into Asturias to take on a floundering Sporting Gijón side. The battle of the red and whites kicks off at El Molinón at 18:00 CET on Sunday. Los Colchoneros come into the encounter on

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No signs of life in Gijón

At some point after the triumph over Mallorca last Monday, Atlético fell into a coma. With our season placed on life support after getting the boot from the domestic cup on Thursday, the team continued to show no signs of life in Gijón en route to a 1-0 loss that left our immediate future looking bleak.

Atletico Madrid player Fran Merida

Mérida out for at least two weeks

According to several reports in the Spanish media, Fran Mérida, who was set to start in yesterday’s encounter with Sporting, is out for two weeks with a hip injury. Originally listed in manager Quique Sánchez Flores’ starting XI for our la Liga opener, the Catalan broke down prior to kickoff and was removed from the squad, missing out on what was to be his debut at the Vicente Calderón.

Jurado celebrates

Jurado to sign for Schalke 04

José Manuel Jurado is to sign for German side Schalke 04 on a four-year deal, Atlético manager Quique Sánchez Flores has confirmed. The young Spanish midfielder brought an end to his four-year spell at Atlético in style on Monday night, scoring the opening goal in Atleti’s 4-0 win over Sporting Gijón.

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La Liga: Atlético 4 – 0 Sporting Gijón

Atlético began their league campaign on Monday evening with a spectacular 4-0 win over Sporting Gijón. Jurado, Forlán and Simão took care of the goals with some brilliant finishing, while Kun Agüero and José Antonio Reyes were unstoppable the entire night. Atleti sit top of La Liga at this early stage. Read the full match report of Atlético – Sporting here!

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Match preview: Atlético vs. Sporting Gijón

La Liga kicks off in the middle of our Super Cup celebrations! Sporting Gijón visit the Vicente Calderón and will honour us with the traditional pasillo. Among them is former Atlético midfielder Miguel de las Cuevas. Read our match preview here for the opening game of our league campaign.

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Pre-season friendly: Atlético 0 – 1 Sporting Gijón

Atlético have lost to Sporting Gijón in the semi final of the Trofeo Colombino. Ten minutes before the end it was substitute Gastón Sangoy who scored the only goal in a dull encounter. Atleti still has a lot to improve before our Super Cup match against Inter next week.

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Agreement for Ibra reached with Recreativo

Ibrahima looks set to follow team-mate Leandro Cabrera to Recreativo Huelva. An agreement was reached with the Andalusian side yesterday, however, the young forward has requested additional time to review other options on the table for him. Several clubs from Romania have shown interest, as well as Sporting Gijón.