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The Argentinian manager is not happy with the media's perspective of his team which has been deemed as 'too aggresive' by some.
During his pre-match conference, Argentinian coach Diego Simeone talked about what media representatives say about his men. Atletico Madrid's boss is not happy with his team's depiction by some, leading to think they are too aggresive on the pitch.
"We are not going to change anything. It's in our DNA to keep playing at a top level. It's obvious that some of you tend to notice the things... Read the rest of the article »
The Atletico Madrid midfielder dined with some friends and family, with his brother Okan mocking the shoe incident against Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Arda Turan celebrated his 28th birthday with his friends and his brother Okan. After the dinner, his sibling gave him a birthday cake, topped by a football shoe, in clear reference to the controversial throw to the linesman during Atletico's last game against Barcelona.
The incident was trolled and criticized on social media, but the player's brother tried to find... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian scored twice in the 3-2 (4-2 agg) victory against Atletico Madrid. The home team felt disrespected by the striker’s behavior.
The fact that Atletico Madrid was knocked out from the Copa del Rey by Barcelona was not the main concern of Gabi. The Colchoneros' team captain was mostly irritated by Neymar’s behavior on the pitch.
“He’s always making gestures on the field, especially when he’s in front. Nobody likes to lose and these things irritate you,” Gabi said at the end of the game.
Both... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar's antics were too much for Atletico to handle, while referee Gil Manzano had dubious calls complicating things for both teams.
Atletico Madrid and Barcelona did not let anyone down during their Copa del Rey matchup. Los Blaugranas saw themselves trailing twice, as Fernando Torres scored another first minute goal, just like he did against Real Madrid. Neymar equalized after seven minutes, but the other star of this game would make his first appearance of the night.
Referee Gil Manzano awarded a penalty kick for Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese star will not be available for games against Real Sociedad and Sevilla. CR7 should be back in action for the Madrilène derby.
After slapping Cordoba defender Jose Angel Crespo, kicking Edimar and landing another punch on Crespo, Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for two games. Hence, he will only miss league clashes against Real Sociedad and Sevilla but return for the titanic Madrid Derby on February 7th, two days after his 30th birthday. The two-match ban sounds as a controversial call due to the importance of Real Madrid's... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will travel to Madrid on January 28th for the second leg of their Quarter-final fixture of the 2014-15 Copa del Rey. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona below.
The second leg of the Copa del Rey Quarter-finals will have Barcelona's aim to extend their dominance over Atletico Madrid in 2015, while Los Colchoneros fight for their survival and against the odds, which favor the Blaugrana side throughout the years.
Barcelona's 1-0 victory over Simeone's crew at Camp Nou puts them in a perfect position to make it into the semi-finals, while Atletico may... Read the rest of the article »
Hoping to win their 27th Copa del Rey, Barcelona will try to make some of these stats part of their game against Atletico. Find out which numbers favor Los Culés.
With Real Madrid out of the equation, it seems like Barcelona's chances of winning their 27th Copa del Rey will substancially increase if they win tomorrow. But before they can plan their semi-final match or their trophy celebration, these are some facts that support the theory of Los Blaugranas reaching the next stage and eventually winning the tournament.
In the current Copa del Rey, Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona's mercurial forwards have been unstoppable in recent games and Atletico must devise a plan to keep them at bay if they are to get anything out of the match.
Messi and Neymar have formed a formidable partnership between themselves, one which will surely be giving the Atletico defence nightmares as we draw near to the second leg of the Copa Del Rey semi final. The two South American forwards have scored a mammoth total of 50 goals among themselves in all competitions already and combined delightfully to produce devastating effects when Barca went against... Read the rest of the article »
Koke has been linked with three big teams in the Premier League. The Spanish international would love to stay with the club that has seen him grow.
Atlético de Madrid, the defending Champions of La Liga, is the only club that Jorge Resurrección Merodio aka Koke sees himself playing with. The 23-year-old midfielder is considered a key element in the team’s recent success.
“I see life in red and white. I am happy here, the club is growing and I grow with it,” the Spaniard said to AS, a Spanish newspaper.
During... Read the rest of the article »
Get ready to savour the second leg of this Copa del Rey quarter-final clash, Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. We have live streaming info and TV listings for it!
Last weekend in La Liga, it rained goals between Atletico and Barcelona. At the Vicente Calderon, a brace by key player Antoine Griezmann inspired the hosts to a 3-1 win over Rayo Vallecano. With this result, the Rojiblancos remain ahead of fourth-placed Valencia in La Liga as the defence of their crown continues.
For Luis Enrique’s men, things were even sweeter as Lionel Messi and Neymar... Read the rest of the article »
The former Liverpool man was viciously attacked on Twitter for his performance against Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey.
Since making his mega-money move to Spanish giants Barcelona over the summer, Luis Suarez hasn't exactly set La Liga alight, despite recording nine assists thus far for his new side.
To be fair, he did have to miss quite a few games due to a four month ban after biting Giorgio Chiellini at last summer's World Cup. However, since returning to the fold, the goals have not come as easily for the... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico will make a trip to Barcelona for the second time in ten days when they face the Catalans in a Copa del Rey encounter. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Barcelona vs Atletico below.
Barcelona will have a mental advantage heading to the fixture on Wednesday having recorded a 3-1 win over their counterparts when the two sides met in a league encounter earlier this month. Atleti have faced the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona thrice in their last four games and even though they were able to get the better of Carlo Ancelotti's side, Diego Simeone's tactics failed against Barca.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The Catalans stunned Atletico Madrid by recording a 3-1 win in the last meeting between the two sides and Diego Simeone's men will be looking to make a swift response.
Fixtures cannot come more difficult than this for Atleti who have faced Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona thrice in their last four games and are set to go against the Blaugrana once again on Wednesday in a Copa del Rey encounter.
Despite a difficult run of fixtures Los Colchoneros have fared well in recent games and booked a fixture against Barcelona in the competition after... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico's player and coach respect their Copa del Rey opponent, but they remain sure of their possibilities to knock the Blaugranas from the tournament.
Before the first leg of their Quarter final series against Barcelona, Atletico's coach Diego Simeone and striker Fernando Torres shared their thoughts about their opponent, confident that they will have a fighting chance to defeat Los Blaugranas as they did last year in the UEFA Champions League semifinal. While "El Cholo" refused to talk about his starting lineup for tomorrow's match, he... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of their Copa del Rey matchup, what are the key elements that could make this a series for the ages?
Barcelona and Atletico will meet for the second time in less than two weeks, this time to determine which side will make it through the Copa del Rey Quarterfinals. Recently, this rivalry has lifted La Liga's competitiveness, and it will surely bring fans lots of fun and controversy, with Lionel Messi apparently returning to his old form, and with Fernando Torres recently scoring his first brace against... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish manager recognized his opponents will be tough to beat, despite mangling them just ten days ago in their Liga encounter.
In the eve of their Copa del Rey matchup against Atletico Madrid, Barça's coach Luis Enrique stated he doesn't feel his hob would be at stake if they can't win their series against Diego Simeone's crew. Nevertheless, the former Celta Vigo boss assured his opponents will be a tough team to crack if they want to make it through to the semifinals.
"I don't have the feeling that my neck... Read the rest of the article »
Before the current La Liga Champion and Runner up meet for the Copa del Rey Quarterfinal series, we give to you some interesting facts regarding their matchups.
Being one of Spain's most anticipated rivalries, Barcelona and Atletico will start defining one of the semi-finalists for this year's Copa del Rey. Both clubs made it to the next stage in last season's tournament, meaning this year history cannot repeat itself. If stats had any say in this matter, who would be the fittest to make it to the next round? Check the facts and decide for yourself.
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Sources indicate the Chinese businessman will have 20% of the team's stock. Jianlin's investment will be approximately of 45 million euros.
Spanish Champions Atletico Madrid will reveal on Wednesday the agreement with Chinese businessman Wang Jianlin. The billionaire will have a 20% participation in the team's decisions, leaving Miguel Angel Gil and Enrique Cerezo their current influence in the club's agenda.
The team's commitment with Jianlin will include the creation of five Atletico Madrid academies in Chinese territory as well... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid clash in the 2014/15 Copa del Rey arrives at a time when only three points separate both teams in La Liga. Get live streaming info and TV listings for this January 21st match.
Camp Nou will be set ablaze as Atleti’s darling player, Fernando Torres, will be making his return at that venue for the first time since April 2012 when his late goal for ex-club Chelsea abruptly ended Barcelona’s hopes in the UEFA Champion League semi-finals.
Will the Spanish striker produce more wonders on Wednesday after rising to the occasion to send Cristiano Ronaldo’s... Read the rest of the article »
Despite making the score sheet, the Portuguese star did not enjoy the greatest of nights as his side were dumped out of the Copa del Rey on Thursday.
The stage was set for Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday. Fresh off his Ballon d'r triumph, beating rivals Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer, the Portuguese superstar took to the field in hopes of guiding Real Madrid to a comeback in their Copa del Rey clash with Atletico Madrid.
The cup holders lost to Diego Simeone's men 2-0 in the first leg at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Welcoming Los Rojiblancos... Read the rest of the article »