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Yesterday, Simeone admitted he made a mistake and apologized to the ref saying that if he was sanctioned, he would take it
The verdict came in for Diego Simeone. The Argentinian coach was sanctioned with an eight game suspension after his show on last Friday’s Super Copa match against Real Madrid.
Simeone was sent off by referee Fernandez Borbalan after Simeone continuously protested the ref’s calls. After being sent off, Simeone turned to the assistant referee, who was asking him to leave the pitch... Read the rest of the article »
Tempers flared as city rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid met in the Spanish Super Cup, a trophy which Diego Simeone's side walked away with thanks to a 2-1 aggregate win
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid is one of the most heated derbies in the world of football. When the Spanish capital's two most successful clubs lock horns, tempers flare.
And the stats back it. Los Rojiblancos became the first team to receive two bookings in the first 12 minutes of a Super Cup clash when they drew 1-1 at Santiago Bernabeu, with the second leg at the Vicente Calderon stadium... Read the rest of the article »
Diego Simeone was on the sideline for only 25 minutes, which he spent mostly annoyed by the referee's calls
Atletico Madrid saw how coach Diego Simeone was sent off during the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid.
With Atletico ahead 1-0 after 25 minutes, Atletico had ten men on the pitch due to an injury to Juanfran. The ref didn't allow him back on after a few minutes, which made Simeone go nuts. He started waving his hands and screaming at the ref and his staff. Referee Fernandez Borbalan... Read the rest of the article »
Watch live online or on TV as the winner of the 2014 Spanish Super Cup gets crowned. Don’t miss Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid on Friday, August 22nd.
Real Madrid have the possibility of winning six trophies this season. They’ve clinched the 2014 UEFA Super Cup already at the expense of Sevilla. While they are yet to know their fate in the FIFA Club World Cup, Copa del Rey, La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, they are one match away from making it two titles out of two.
Their challenge is to avoid a goalless draw at the Vicente Calderon.... Read the rest of the article »
For the current La Liga champion, the first two places have been reserved for Barcelona and Real Madrid, although he didn’t say which would win the title.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone faces a new season “bravely”, with the sole objective of earning the third spot in La Liga. Simeone seems conscious that economic limitations prevent them of conquering the Spanish tournament one more time.
“Barcelona and Real Madrid have structures that allow them to spend 80 million euros purchasing a player, while we have to spend 100... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish international was perhaps fortunate to escape with a yellow after striking the Croatian striker.
As is the case with any big clash between major rivals, fans can always expect the match to be a hotly-contested affair.
Especially if both teams come from the same city, in which the game is best described as a derby, and that is exactly what yesterday's Spanish Super Cup between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid was.
The matched finished as a 1-1 draw and was full of fouls flying in left... Read the rest of the article »
After impressing at the World Cup, James Rodriguez gave Real Madrid fans something to cheer about after netting his first goal.
After arriving at Real Madrid from Monaco in a blockbuster £60 million move, Colombian star James Rodriguez will certainly be expected to prove his worth to the team's fans quickly.
And it looks like he has started off right, coming on as a sub and scoring his first goal for his new club to send the home crowd into raptures. Although it would be eventually cancelled out by Raul Garcia's... Read the rest of the article »
The first leg of the 2014 Supercopa de España takes place at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, August 19. Here is where to watch Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid live online or on TV.
This summer’s transfer window has been great for both Spanish capital-based clubs. While fans cannot wait to see more of James Rodriguez, Toni Kroos, Mario Mandzukic and company, the Spanish Super Cup is waiting to be lifted.
Real Madrid enter tonight’s clash as titleholders of the Copa del Rey, having defeated Barcelona 2-1 in the final with a stunning goal from €100M signing... Read the rest of the article »
After the departure of Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois, and Filipe Luis this summer, Los Rojiblancos look set to lose another integral member of Atletico's 2013-14 La Liga-winning side
This summer transfer window has proved to be a nightmare for Liga BBVA champions Atletico Madrid.
La Rojiblancos have brought in several quality signings, with Croatian and French attackers Mario Mandzukic and Antoine Griezmann arriving at the Vicente Calderon, but the club has seen the departure of intergral members of their 2013-14 La Liga winning side.
Hotshot shot-stopper Thibaut... Read the rest of the article »
Los Colchoneros signed forwards Antoine Griezmann, Mario Mandzukic and Mexican Raul Jimenez, among others, trying to revalidate last year’s La Liga championship.
Atletico Madrid needs more players, according to their coach, Diego Simeone. The Argentinian coach spoke prior to the first Spanish Super Cup match against Real Madrid, desiring his team is completed with one or two more players.
“We have to let go some players that we think can develop elsewhere. Taking that into account, we have to round up the team with one or two players. I can’t... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican legend played for Atletico from 1981 to 1985, earning his first Pichichi with Los Colchoneros
Hugo Sanchez, billed as the greatest Mexican player of all time, expressed his feelings about Raul Jimenez arriving to Atletico this season. The five time scoring champion urged media not to pile the pressure on the youngster by comparing their accomplishments.
“I hate comparisons, and in this case, I won’t allow them. I believe comparing his career with mine would only add unnecessary... Read the rest of the article »
With this transaction, Jimenez becomes the most expensive player ever to be acquired by a European team.
Raul Jimenez has been confirmed as an Atletico Madrid player for the next six years. Negotiations came to an end this morning, according to Spanish sources, thus confirming the player will join La Liga Champions before the end of this week.
This is a record breaking deal for Mexican football. Jimenez will become the most expensive transaction involving a native player, surpassing Héctor... Read the rest of the article »
After rejecting lower bids from Porto and Wolfsburg, Club America would have agreed to transfer Raul Jimenez to Spanish champion Atletico de Madrid.
With the Mexican Apertura tournament already on the move, the Mexican attacker is on the verge of fulfilling his European dream after Atletico offered 15 million euros for his services, according to reports. With only details to resolve, Club America will have to speed up his replacement, since they saw Raul as a cornerstone in their project for this recently started league.
Negotiations between... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico Madrid, coming off an excellent season, might struggle in the upcoming one; Galatasaray on the other hand will look to improve under Cesare Prandelli.
A season of change beckons for one while a season of stability beckons for another. Atletico Madrid, the best team in Spain if domestic results are to go by and so nearly the best in Europe, have lost many of their important players. One man they have not lost though is Diego Simeone, who knows that he has what it takes to break the Barca-Madrid duopoly as a manager. Simeone has... Read the rest of the article »
Italian giants Internazionale are chasing the signature of Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez, much to the pleasure of the player who is also on the transfer radar of an EPL club.
Earlier this week, Chicharito was quoted as saying by Italian news source Il Corriere dello Sport:
“I know there is much interest in me from the Italian club and I thank them for this. There are also other teams and everything obviously is pleasing, but right now I belong to Manchester United and it would be disrespectful to mention other teams even though I do not know what will happen... Read the rest of the article »
After signing Diego Costa and Filipe Luis from the Rojiblancos, the Blues look to strip the Liga BBVA champions of another one of their top performers from last season
La Liga side Atletico Madrid have seen their Liga BBVA-winning squad of last season nearly torn apart.
Key players such as Thibaut Courtois, top-scorer Diego Costa, and Brazilian defender Filipe Luis all departed from the Vicente Calderon in favor of Chelsea's Stamford Bridge.
And, although Los Rojiblancos have made quality acquisitions, with Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic and French... Read the rest of the article »
While Diego Costa left La Liga to join the English Premier League during the current transfer window, Manchester United’s Chicharito could be going in the opposite direction.
With Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck, vying for a spot in Manchester United’s First XI has not been easy for Javier Hernandez. After making only 35 appearances in all competitions and starting only six EPL matches last season, Chicharito is poised to finally put an end to his career at Old Trafford this summer.
Atletico Madrid seems to be a possible destination for the... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to ensure Antoine Griezmann's £24m Vicente Calderon arrival
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid have reached an agreement with Real Sociedad to bring young French starlet Antoine Griezmann to the Vicente Calderon.
The 23-year-old, who departs Real Sociedad after joining them back in 2005, signs for Los Rojiblancos for a reported £24m fee.
Griezmann joins the Liga BBVA holders on the back of an impressive season in which he scored 16... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid look to rebuild their squad after losing key players in this transfer window, and have earmarked two Arsenal Spaniards as ideal signings
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid look set for a double raid on London side Arsenal as Los Rojiblancos prepare a move for Spanish duo Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal.
The Liga BBVA giants have seen their squad seriously depleted in this summer's transfer window, losing Thibaut Courtois, Filipe Luis, and Diego Costa to English Premier League club Chelsea.
Last year's Champions League runners-up... Read the rest of the article »
Los Rojiblancos are reportedly hopeful of bringing their former striker back but there are some financial constraints.
According to reports, Atletico Madrid are hoping to bring former striker Fernando Torres back to Spain.
The former Liverpool and Atleti attacker has failed to live up to his massive £50 million price tag since arriving at Stamford Bridge three years ago.
As per the Daily Mail, Los Rojiblancos executive Miguel Gil was spotted in London recently, leading to rumors that La Liga's top... Read the rest of the article »