Atleti thrash table toppers and most expensive team in world Real 4-0 to eat into lead.
Barcelona lead 1-0 going into 2nd leg of quarterfinal but Atletico have won four consecutive home games.
Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Atletico have already defeated Ancelotti’s side thrice this season.
Raul Garcia converted a 57th minute penalty before Jose Gimenez headed Atletico’s 2nd goal in 76th.
Griezmann netted a second-half hat-trick to help Atletico roar back for a 4-1 win at Athletic Bilbao.
The prosecutor has asked the courts to probe those named after summoning players for questioning on October 3.
Diego Costa was the top scorer for Atletico last term when they reached the final of the continent’s elite club competition.
Ronaldo and Karim Benzema made sure that the European champions made a winning start in their league opener.
The incident took place in the first half of the fiery clash with Real at the Calderon which Atletico won 1-0, and 2-1 on aggregate.
Just another night of Ronaldo being football’s biggest showman and undisputed current best player.
Seconds away from losing to Atletico, Real pull of an unlikely win in extra time with three goals.
Atletico have added new dimension to Spanish and European competition after La Liga title and CL final.
On Saturday, it will be the superstar individuals of Real Madrid against the team ethos of Atletico Madrid.
The Atletico striker is doubtful for Saturday’s match against Real Madrid in Lisbon due to a nagging right thigh injury, but Atletico is not giving up.