Costa suspension harsh, still has a future at Atletico - Simeone
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Diego Costa's eight-match ban is harsh and has dismissed suggestions the striker could be sold in the summer.
Laliga returns with Barcelona Derby
Laliga Santander returns this weekend with a Catalan capital derby bringing together Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Espanyol’s Wu Lei plus six-pointer clashes at top and bottom elsewhere. Chinese football’s biggest star and the world’s most iconic player meet for the first time at the Camp Nou this afternoon, with Messi having scored twice as…
Upsets at Champions League no big deal, claims Simeone
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insists it should come as no surprise to see teams recording shock Champions League comebacks this season. On Tuesday, Ajax stunned holders Real Madrid with a 4-1 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu that sent them into the quarter-finals with a 5-3 aggregate triumph. A day later, Manchester United became the…
Morata off the mark as Atletico sail past Villarreal
Alvaro Morata poked fun at VAR after scoring his first goal for Atletico Madrid on Sunday as Barcelona's closest challengers kept up the chase with a 2-0 win over Villarreal. Since joining Atletico on loan from Chelsea last month, Morata has twice had goals ruled out by VAR so when this one finally stood at…
Missed opportunity for Atletico after narrow defeat at Real Betis
Alvaro Morata's debut ended in disappointment as Atletico Madrid missed a golden chance to cut the gap behind Barcelona by losing 1-0 to Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday. Morata made his first start for Atletico at Benito Villamarin but it was an unspectacular opener for the on-loan Chelsea striker, and a big opportunity…
Griezmann fires Atletico level with Barcelona
Atletico Madrid moved level on points with La Liga leaders Barcelona after Antoine Griezmann's second-half penalty was enough to see off Espanyol 1-0 on Saturday. Griezmann smashed home from the spot 10 minutes after the break to give Diego Simeone's side three points from a hard-fought match with mid-table Espanyol that extends Atletico's unbeaten league…
Wobbling Atletico aiming for bounce back against Dortmund
Atletico Madrid's underwhelming start to the season might have been overshadowed by the crisis enveloping city rivals Real but there will be no place to hide against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.
Griezmann is best in the world - Simeone
Diego Simeone hailed Antoine Griezmann as the best player in the world after the Frenchman's double fired Atletico Madrid to victory over Club Brugge on Wednesday.
Simeone needs Luis’ service amidst interest from PSG
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone wants to hold on to defender Filipe Luis amid reports the player has received an offer to join Paris St Germain, and said having the transfer window open at the start of the season is a distraction.
Simeone plots Real Madrid’s fall in today’s UEFA Super Cup
Atletico Madrid Coach, Diego Simeone believes he knows the key to victory over Real Madrid in today’s UEFA Super Cup match in Tallinn, Estonia, reports www.managingmadrid.com. The Argentine has also ruled out feeling any pressure to win this title following the team’s signings in this transfer window. It may be the first competitive match of…