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Atletico Madrid


Atletico Madrid's Marcos Llorente spent lockdown watching repeats of Anfield win

June 05, 2020 2:16 pm

The victory over Liverpool was Atletico Madrid’s last match before the Spanish season was postponed due to the pandemic.

Atletico's Diego Costa given court date to face tax fraud charge

May 29, 2020 6:38 pm

Diego Costa defrauded the Spanish state of 1,014,416 euros during his 2014 transfer from Atletico to Chelsea in his tax return, as well as more than one million euros in image rights.

Keep showing solidarity after crisis ends, says Atletico's Saul Niguez

April 20, 2020 8:40 pm

With football on hold during the health crisis, Saul has launched Saldremos Juntos, a campaign to boost Spain’s freelancers and small businesses whose livelihoods have been bludgeoned by the pause.

Former Atletico Madrid coach Radomir Antic dies aged 71

April 07, 2020 9:24 am

Radomir Antic coached a host of Spanish sides including Zaragoza, Real Madrid and Barcelona but is best remembered at Atletico, where he spent five years and led a team containing current coach Diego Simeone to win a La Liga and Copa del Rey double in 1996.

Atletico Madrid cut player salaries by 70% during coronavirus crisis

April 03, 2020 3:17 pm

Barcelona recently announced it had come to a similar agreement with its players, with Lionel Messi announcing on social media that the players will take a 70 percent pay cut.

Liverpool knocked out of Champions League by Atletico Madrid's extra-time triple

March 12, 2020 10:12 am

After falling 2-0 down on the night, substitute Marcos Llorente struck twice in extra time and Alvaro Morata added a late third to ensure a famous victory for Diego Simeone's side against a Liverpool team unbeaten in their last 25 home games in European competition.

Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool with vintage defensive display in Champions League

February 19, 2020 9:18 am

Spain midfielder Saul Niguez struck the only goal of the game in the fourth minute by bundling into the net from close range following a corner, their traditional weapon of choice in recent years.

Koke helps Atletico Madrid earn badly-needed win against Granada

February 09, 2020 11:37 am

The 1-0 win against Granada lifted Atletico Madrid into fourth in the standings on 39 points after 23 games, 10 behind leaders Real Madrid who play away to Osasuna on Sunday.

Alvaro Morata doubtful for Liverpool game

February 04, 2020 2:29 pm

Atletico did not say exactly how long Morata is expected to be sidelined.

Karim Benzema goal gives Real Madrid derby win, La Liga leaders extend unbeaten run

February 02, 2020 9:21 am

Karim Benzema scored in the 56th minute as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the La Liga to consolidate their pole position in the La Liga points table.


Real Madrid, Barcelona return to full training ahead of season restart

June 09, 2020 6:40 pm

La Liga clubs returned to full training for the first time in almost three months, stepping up preparations ahead of the season restarting on June 11.