All posts tagged "supercopa"

Godín rises highest (Getty Images)

Match preview: Atlético vs. Real Madrid

A late equaliser to silence the Bernabéu means it’s advantage Atlético ahead of Friday’s Spanish Super Cup second leg, as Diego Simeone’s side take a vital away goal into the traditional start of season clash.

Messi takes on Koke

Match preview: Barcelona vs. Atlético

The first trophy of the 2013-14 season will be decided on Wednesday evening, as Atlético Madrid look to cause an upset against La Liga champions Barcelona by winning the Spanish Super Cup. Last week’s first leg in Madrid was evenly contested but ended all square, Neymar cancelling out David Villa’s opener with the all-important away

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Soapbox Suzy: Don’t blame the pitch!

If there is one thing on this planet that I really dislike, it is when players, coaches, or any other club officials whine about surrounding conditions of a football match. That’s why I got kind of annoyed seeing the press quote a comment Xavi made for the Catalan TV channel TV3 after the match. There

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