Atlético were able to best Elche 2-0 after a fiercely contested first half in which the scrappy hosts matched Simeone’s men in guts and intensity at the Estadio Martínez Valero. Second half goals by the Colchoneros’ dynamic duo of Koke and Diego Costa were enough to put out Fran Escribá’s charges’ fire.
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
Atlético’s trip to Málaga was a continuation of Diego Simeone’s managerial debut at La Rosaleda roughly 14 months ago, that encounter also finishing in a 0-0 tie just like on Sunday. Despite having duked it out in Sevilla on Wednesday at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán and playing in enemy territory again this weekend, Atleti took
Belgium’s biggest sports paper Sporza contacted Thibaut Courtois by phone on Monday regarding the latest craze created by an AtléticoFans staff member and inspired by the young goalkeepers’s phenomenal saves en route to Atlético’s incredible run of 10 straight home games without conceding a single goal. “I saw it a few months ago already, but