Atletico Madrid

Atletico earn gutsy 4-2 win against Real to book cup quarter-final berth

Fri, 19 Jan 2024 - 11:13 GMT

Antoine Griezmann and Rodrigo Riquelme scored in extra time to give Atletico Madrid a 4-2 derby victory over last year's champions Real Madrid that earned Diego Simeone's side a Copa del Rey quarter-final place on Thursday.

Last-gasp goals earn Real 5-3 win over Atletico

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 10:45 GMT

An own goal by defender Stefan Savic and a strike by Brahim Diaz late in extra time gave Real Madrid a 5-3 comeback win over city rivals Atletico in a rip-roaring Spanish Super Cup semi-final in Riyadh on Wednesday.

Atletico seal top spot with 2-0 win over Lazio

Thu, 14 Dec 2023 - 01:30 GMT

Antoine Griezmann and Samuel Lino scored in each half to give Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win over Lazio on Wednesday that secured them top spot in Champions League Group E, the first time since 2016 that they had reached the knockouts as group winners.

Pressure growing on Barca as they host red-hot Atletico

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 - 02:05 GMT

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid meet on Sunday in the biggest game of the LaLiga weekend with both teams trailing leaders Real Madrid and Girona and keen to prove they are equipped to stay in the title race.

Las Palmas end Atletico Madrid's winning streak with 2-1 victory

Sat, 04 Nov 2023 - 09:14 GMT

Las Palmas climbed one spot into ninth in the table on 17 points after their fourth victory in five league games. Atletico, who had won their previous six league games, are third with 25 points, just three points behind leaders Real Madrid.

Atletico fight back to draw thriller with Celtic

Thu, 26 Oct 2023 - 07:06 GMT

Feyenoord took over top spot in the standings on six points after a 3-1 win at Lazio earlier on Wednesday and the draw left Atletico second on five points, one clear of Italy's Lazio in third. Celtic are bottom with one point from three games.

Atletico hang on to beat Osasuna 2-0 in ill-tempered match

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 10:18 GMT

Atletico, who have a game in hand, moved up to fifth place in the LaLiga standings on 13 points, six behind surprise leaders Girona. Real Madrid are second on 18 points, one ahead of champions Barcelona.

Spain's Azpilicueta joins Atletico Madrid as free agent

Fri, 07 Jul 2023 - 12:53 GMT

Azpilicueta has joined Atletico after the Premier League club agreed to let him go with 12 months left on his contract.

European scouts in Cairo to watch ‘Capitano Misr’ stars

Sun, 11 Jun 2023 - 02:57 GMT

Spanish football representatives are set to choose the most prominent players to travel to Spain and spend a training period with the youth teams affiliated with those clubs.

Atletico host Betis with unbeaten streaks on the line

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 09:30 GMT

After a difficult start to the season, Diego Simeone's Atletico have hit their stride and prior to the international break, they eased to a 3-0 home victory over Valencia to extend their unbeaten run in LaLiga to 10 games.

Felix says couldn't get used to Atletico style

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 - 12:23 GMT

Felix, 23, joined Atletico from Benfica for a club record fee of 126 million euros ($135 million) in 2019 but has struggled to realise his potential, scoring 25 goals in three and a half seasons before joining Chelsea on January until the end of the campaign.

Benzema, Vinicius strike as Real fight back to sink Atletico

Fri, 27 Jan 2023 - 11:42 GMT

Substitute Rodrygo equalised in the 79th with a delightful goal, dribbling past three defenders before finishing well.

LaLiga resumes following Spain's midweek European debacle

Thu, 27 Oct 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will be back on the pitch for their LaLiga games this weekend, licking their wounds after disastrous midweek performances in the Champions League.

Atletico Madrid and Sevilla battle for third in La Liga

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 01:20 GMT

Atletico Madrid’s win away at Elche was enough to ensure Atleti will be playing in the Champions League next term.

Struggling Atletico look to reignite the fire against Manchester United

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 01:39 GMT

Whenever Atletico have looked close to rediscovering themselves, they have just as quickly drifted again off course.

Barca and Atletico Madrid turn attention to La Liga race for top four

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 03:03 GMT

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to put recent struggles behind them this weekend as they continue their scrap to finish in La Liga’s top four.

Simeone praises Salah ahead of Champions League contest

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 03:27 GMT

The Spanish team’s defense is expecting a tough mission to stop the visitors’ in-form attacking line, led by Mohamed Salah.

Brazil striker Cunha joins Atletico from Hertha

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 10:22 GMT

Hertha dropped Cunha from the matchday squad for Saturday's 2-1 home league defeat to Wolfsburg while the transfer was finalised.

Simeone extends Atletico deal until 2024

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 05:28 GMT

Simeone has extended his contract until 2024, the La Liga champions announced Thursday.

Atletico aiming to fend off Real as title race goes to wire

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 12:56 GMT

They head into the deciding weekend with the finish line in sight, trying to stay ahead of a valiant but exhausted Real Madrid.