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Los Colchoneros won't have Diego Godin and Tiago available for the second leg, which will force Simeone to improvise in defense.
With a lonely goal by Hakan Calhanoglu, Bayer Leverkusen will travel to Madrid with a narrow lead to face Atletico at Vicente Calderon stadium. Despite not having to overcome a huge deficit, things may not be as easy for Simeone's men, since they won't be able to start neither Diego Godin nor Tiago. Godín saw his third yellow card of the tournament after a hard tackle on Lars Bender, while Tiago... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico will travel to Leverkusen on February 25th for their seventh fixture of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid below.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen's erratic form in the Bundesliga continued as they surrendered a lead against Augsburg in the final seconds of stoppage time to draw 2-2. The result was more disheartening considering their previous game against second placed Wolfsburg at the Bay Arena. In an incredible match, Wolfsburg had taken a 0-3 lead; Leverkusen had fought back to 2-3 only to be pegged back by a... Read the rest of the article »
The Turkish midfielder has missed two practice sessions. His availability can determine Simeone's game plan.
Even in a team where everyone is praised for their quality, there are players who shine brighter than others. Arda Turan is one of those men in Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid.
The Argentinian coach acknowledged that with him on the pitch, things are mostly positive for his team. The Turkish midfielder is expected to play in Wednesday’s Champions League game against Bayer Leverkusen.
“Arda’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian manager revealed on Saturday his agent is already working on a deal to keep him with Los Colchoneros for five years.
Trying to silence those rumors that placed him away from his beloved Atletico, coach Diego Simeone's agent already begun talks with the team's execs to keep him as manager for the next five years. The Argentinian boss revealed his intention is to sign a contract that brings big money to his pocket, but his priority will always be the liberty to choose his team and how to manage it.
"We... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach blasted Real Madrid and Barcelona's players for complaining about Atletico's methods, while applauding Fernando Torres' current form.
Italian coach Fabio Capello shared his thoughts about La Liga's top contenders, saving no words when talking about his former team Real Madrid. The current Russian team's boss criticized Barcelona and Real Madrid players for complaining about Atletico's playing style, which he considers quite appropriate.
"Atletico is not a violent team. Football is not for puss***. They are a team that... Read the rest of the article »
Simeone recognized a bad game plan in the first 45 minutes. Chances to catch up with La Liga leaders start to vanish.
There were many doubts in Atletico Madrid’s locker room after their 0-2 loss against Celta Vigo on Sunday. For Diego Simeone there was something obvious, it was his fault.
Simeone is known for making the right decisions and making Atletico a fearless competitor anywhere they play. Their chances for a second consecutive La Liga title now start to vanish as Real Madrid and Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian-born striker also stated he would like to win the Champions League this year, after losing the 2014 edition against Real Madrid.
Fresh off his three-game ban for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can and Martin Skrtel, Spanish striker Diego Costa talked about his current coach, Portuguese Jose Mourinho, and how easy it has been for him to adapt to the Premier League after being coached by Diego Simeone while playing for Atletico Madrid.
"Jose is one of the best managers in the world. He's got a lot of things in common... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian manager could be joining Manchester City next summer, since Manuel Pellegrini's future with the team is no longer secure.
With their season apparently ending with no trophies, Manchester City could be set to make a managerial change. If that ends up being the case, current Atletico Madrid Diego Simeone would be the man for the job, according to several English sources.
The club's first contact with Simeone came back in November, when the Citizens were facing elimination from the UEFA Champions League group stage.... Read the rest of the article »
The Blancos manager was upset with his side's horrendous performance, and made no attempt to conceal this, lashing out at his team after the 4-0 loss to their city rivals.
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti was left in rage after his side succumbed to a 4-0 thrashing away to city rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday, and did little to conceal it, ripping into Les Merengues and the entire squad after the historic defeat.
Goals from Tiago, Saul Niguez, Antoine Griezmann, and Mario Mandzukic sealed all three points for the home side in the latest edition of the Madrid... Read the rest of the article »
With goals by Tiago, Saul, Griezmann and Mandzukic, Atletico managed to win their first La Liga derby since 1999.
Atletico Madrid gave their fans a night for the ages, after destroying their hated neighbor 4-0. Depleted by injuries, Real Madrid tried to even the game with their individual talent, but Atletico's sense of partnership and intensity proved to be too much for Ancelotti's team.
This proved to be a historic match for Diego Simeone's men, winning their first La Liga derby for over 16 years. Furthermore... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blancos will play their third match of the year against their neighor Atletico Madrid for their 22nd fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season.Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid below.
Real Madrid's payback chances came earlier than expected against their long-time rival Atletico Madrid when they meet on Saturday at Vicente Calderon stadium. The good news for Carlo Ancelotti's side will be the comeback of Cristiano Ronaldo after a two-game ban, but the bad news include the absence of Sergio Ramos and James Rodriguez due to injuries. On the other hand, Los Colchoneros have their complete... Read the rest of the article »
The former Chelsea and Liverpool player reflected on Suarez's situation with Los Blaugranas, predicting the Uruguayan will only 'get better'.
Fernando Torres trusts Luis Suarez will end up being important to Barcelona despite only being able to score twice in La Liga for Los Blaugranas. The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker asked fans to go in a little deeper on why Suarez hasn't performed for Barcelona as he did for the Reds.
"He is fundamental. He does the dirty work and the work that isn’t dirty. He is a very good... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese superstar turns 30 on February 5th, and fresh off his two-game ban he will surely try to celebrate with a victory against Los Colchoneros
Some might say that an athlete’s downward cycle will start when they turn 30. Well, Cristiano Ronaldo gets to his third decade alive trying to prove the naysayers wrong. Being crowned as the Best Player for the second year in a row, CR7 clearly is having one of his best seasons ever, but it will be up to him to keep his dominance for years to come.
Playing among the world’s elite... Read the rest of the article »
It is only Thursday but LiveSoccerTV already has an incomparable and accurate compilation of live TV listings and online streaming info for Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid on Saturday, February 7, 2015.
Real Madrid have finally caught up with their title race rivals, in terms of the number of games played in La Liga. The current FIFA Club World Cup champions played their 21st fixture on Wednesday, at home to Sevilla. Goals by the two Rodriguez – James and Jese – enabled Los Blancos to open a four-point gap over second-placed Barcelona and a seven-point gap over defending champions Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
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 »