Home Tag Archives: atletico madrid

Tag Archives: atletico madrid

Diego Costa Scores Four, Gets Sent Off In Remarkable Madrid Derby

Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid clashed in one of the most remarkable derby games in recent memory during the International Champions Cup in New Jersey on Friday night. Diego Simeone’s side thrashed their rivals by 7-3, with striker Diego Costa netting an incredible four goals before receiving his marching orders along with Real’s Dani Carvajal following their involvement in a …

Read More »

Alvaro Morata Passes Medical Ahead Of Atletico Move

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata appears close to securing a move to Atletico Madrid after the striker was pictured passing a medical with the Spanish club on Sunday.  Morata was shown leaving Atletico’s medical clinic on Sunday morning, with the 26-year-old giving a thumbs up and telling reporters, “everything has gone well”. Atletico have not made any official statement but Morata …

Read More »

Atletico Seal Qualification With Comfortable Win Over Monaco

Atletico Madrid moved one step closer to their dream Champions League final on home turf by beating Thierry Henry’s Monaco 2-0 on Wednesday to secure their place in the last 16.  Atletico could hardly have imagined a more straightforward passage into the knock-out stages as a struggling Monaco side, ridden with injuries and focused on avoiding relegation from Ligue 1, …

Read More »

Watch: Fernando Torres Bids Farewell To Atletico With Two Goals

After eleven seasons at Atletico Madrid across the 21st century, Fernando Torres has finally left for good. The World Cup winner made his name at the Wanda Metropolitano, joining Atleti in 2000 and scoring 91 goals before a big-money move to Liverpool in 2007. After eight seasons in England, during which he won the Champions League with Chelsea, the Spaniard returned …

Read More »

Jamie Vardy Linked With Sensational Move To La Liga [Report]

From Fleetwood Town to Madrid in a matter of years? Jamie Vardy’s rags-to-riches story is a famous one. A non-league player for both Halifax Town and Fleetwood Town, the 31-year-old moved to Championship side Leicester in 2012. The Foxes earned promotion to the Premier League two years later, and of course, astonishingly won England’s top league in 2016, with Vardy …

Read More »

Diego Simeone Banned From Touchline For Europa League Final

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone will be forced to watch the Europa League final against Marseille from the stands after receiving a four-match European ban for insulting a referee, UEFA said on Friday. Simeone was ordered from the touchline during last week’s 1-1 draw in the first leg of their semi-final with Arsenal after a heated exchange with French referee …

Read More »

Five Talking Points Ahead Of Arsenal Against Atletico Madrid

Arsene Wenger’s glorious farewell will be on the line on Thursday as Arsenal visit Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final second leg. Here, AFP Sport looks at five talking points ahead of the clash in Madrid. _____ 1) Wenger braced for last Arsenal game in Europe If Wenger had been able to handpick the setting for potentially his last European match in charge of Arsenal, …

Read More »

Arsenal Will Face Atletico Madrid In Mouth-Watering Semi-Final

Arsenal will face Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals of the Europa League in a mouth-watering clash of two big clubs that have taken a backseat in their domestic leagues in recent years. French club Marseille will play FC Salzburg, the club backed by soft drinks giant Red Bull, in the other semi-final. Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal will play the first leg …

Read More »