So much for a crisis. It took all of four minutes on Saturday for Atlético to puncture a pair of mortal wounds into Valladolid at the Vicente Calderón. Los Rojiblancos then sat back and watched as their opponents bled out for most of the evening before delivering the final death blow–thereby snapping an ugly streak of three goalless losses.
Atlético will look to cast away the dreadful memories of the past week when they welcome Valladolid to the Vicente Calderón on Saturday. Proceedings get underway at 16:00 CET.
The red and white outlaws held the Estadio Nuevo José Zorrilla hostage Saturday night, making their way out of town with a 2-0 victory. The win also makes it a perfect 15 out of a possible 15 points in Primera action so far this campaign. Nothing can stop Cholo’s gang, despite their worst first half of football thus far this season.
Atlético are on the road this Saturday to face Real Valladolid on the fifth match day of the season. Kick-off at the José Zorrilla is scheduled for 22:00 CET. The Rojiblancos have so far enjoyed a perfect start to La Liga, with four victories in four games, and they hit the ground running in the Champions League with a victory over Zenit on Wednesday.
After failing to win in any of their lasts eight games on the road, Atlético Madrid finally got back on track with an impressive 3-0 victory over Real Valladolid. At the José Zorrilla Stadium, the Rojiblancos took an early lead through top scorer Falcao. The home side never posed a threat and conceded goals by
Atlético will look to turn around their recent tumble in form when they visit Valladolid for a league clash on Sunday. Proceedings get underway at the Purple and Whites’ José Zorrilla Stadium at 19:00 CET. Diego Simeone’s men have been very unconvincing of late, with all of their troubles coming from matches away from home–that
In a performance that could be broken up and described in parts by using some of the poetic names on Valladolid’s squad (Sereno, Bueno, Guerra, Valiente, or Serene, Good, War, Brave), Atlético were able to nurse their 2-0 half-time lead en route to their third consecutive league victory and fifth straight win in all competitions.
On their annual Día de las Peñas (Fans’ Day), Atlético Madrid beat Real Valladolid by a minimal margin. A wonderful goal by Diego Godín and a converted penalty by Falcao brought the Rojiblancos two goals up, and at that point the fans seemed to be in for a treat. However, a howler by Courtois at
After breezing through the first of a bundle of seven games to be played within a 22-day stretch in Tel Aviv on Thursday, Atlético return to Spain to host Real Valladolid on Sunday. Proceedings at the Vicente Calderón on the club’s annual Day of the Peñas (fan clubs) celebration get underway at 18:00 CET. Diego