Time after time this season, Atlético Madrid have put in historic performances and continued to prove people wrong. If they want to make this season truly memorable, that cannot stop now. Desperate for success both domestically and in Europe, the red and whites play their first Champions League semi-final in forty years on Tuesday night,
Atlético could seal qualification for the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League when they receive Austria Wien tomorrow. Kick-off at the Vicente Calderón is scheduled for 20:45 CET on Wednesday. A victory would place the leaders of Group G beyond the reach of the Austrians, as well as one of Zenit and Porto — perhaps even
No time to linger over the sweet taste of another derby victory. Only three days after conquering Real Madrid at the Bernabéu, Atlético travel to Portugal to face F.C. Porto on the second match day of the Champions League group stage.
They say a year at Atlético is like ten at another club, and it doesn’t half ring true. Four years have passed since the red and whites last played in the UEFA Champions League, but for fans, it feels like many more. However, the wait comes to an end on Wednesday, as Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg visit the Calderón in the opening match of Group G.