All posts tagged "super cup"

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Simeone’s Plan D

We have a plan. Let’s call it Plan D. Not because three previous plans have flopped. It’s an ace up the sleeve, to be used against stronger sides more resilient to counterattacks — which is our trademark style of play. Supporters build hope and take pride in seeing how the team commanded by Simeone is

David Villa to take on old club in Supercopa  (Zimbio)

Match preview: Atlético vs. Barcelona

Competing in finals is becoming the norm for Atlético Madrid. The red and whites have played in no fewer than six over the last few years, and the familiar feeling will resurface on Wednesday as they prepare for the first leg of this year’s Spanish Super Cup. They are also no strangers to having the

Atletico Madrid beat Chelsea 4 - 1 in the UEFA Super Cup

UEFA Super Cup: Chelsea 1 – 4 Atlético

It is great being an Atlético. Not only does it make you passionate and an all round better person; these days it makes you a great winner too. Tonight, Atlético fans in Monaco, Madrid and from all over the world got to celebrate a fourth European title in just over two years as Atlético were


Match preview: Chelsea vs. Atlético Madrid

Two years after dethroning Inter Milan as the kings of Europe in Monaco, Atlético earned themselves a second chance to knock the current Champions League title-holders off their high horse. The annual UEFA Super Cup match-up between the winners of the Champions League and the tournament’s inferior sibling – the Europa League – pits Chelsea


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

Atletico Top Moments of 2010

Top 5 Moments of 2010

A large part of being an Atletico fan means being left devastated, disappointed and angry every other week, but every once in a while we experience that satisfying redemption that justifies all of our heartache and pain. In an unforgettable 2010, we were very fortunate to witness red and white glory on several occasions, and we were reminded why we are what we are: die-hard Rojiblancos.

Godín and Cerezo

Godín: “I could not have had a better debut”

Diego Godín arrived at Atleti from Villarreal this summer with the desire to immediately earn a starting role with his new team. The Uruguayan was granted his wish, as his first official game donning the red and white shirt came against Inter Milan in our historic Super Cup victory exactly one week ago. Diego spoke to the club’s official website about his fledgling Atlético career.

Atletico Madrid top 5 players of 2010

UEFA Super Cup: Inter 0 – 2 Atlético

Atlético Madrid lifted the UEFA Super Cup in Monaco this evening after a hard-fought 2-0 win over Champions League winners Inter Milan. Los Rojiblancos stunned the Italian champions with two second half goals from Reyes and Agüero. De Gea topped off the night perfectly with a penalty save from Milito in the 90th minute.

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Match preview: Inter Milan vs. Atlético

The time for experimenting is over. Friday night Atlético officially starts the season when we take on Inter Milan in the UEFA Super Cup. The match between the winners of the Champions League and Europa League will be played in the Stade Louis II in Monaco at 20.45 GMT+1. Read the match preview here and leave your thoughts!

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Atlético players excited ahead of Super Cup

The dawn of the new week has brought with it an ever-growing sense of excitement throughout the Colchonero masses, who are abuzz with their hopes and aspirations for the UEFA Super Cup final now only days away. The fans aren’t the only ones showing their enthusiasm about this immensely important clash. The Rojiblanco players have shared their thoughts and expectations about their upcoming bout, in which they confront Champions League title-holders Inter Milan.