Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann fires Atletico into last 16, Galatasaray out

MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid eased through to the Champions League round of 16 with a game to spare and eliminated Galatasaray when Antoine Griezmann's double secured a 2-0 win at home to the Turkish side in Group C...
Diego Simeone

Atletico’s Simeone mulls Galatasaray attacking threat

By Tim Hanlon(Reuters) - Atletico Madrid’s strength is based around a solid defence but coach Diego Simeone is still wary of the attacking threat from Galatasaray as they seek to qualify for the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday.A...
Atletico Madrid

Rock-solid Atletico need forwards to start firing

MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid's defence is as rock solid as ever and if coach Diego Simeone can get his forwards firing on all cylinders they could have a real chance of winning something this term.Simeone has had to...

Atletico held to a goalless stalemate by battling Astana

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid were held to a goalless draw away to a battling Astana in the Champions League on Tuesday, denting the Spaniards' hopes of finishing top of Group C. Atletico remain top of the standings with...
Atletico Madrid vs Deportivo

Atletico miss chance to go top after Gimenez howler

MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid squandered a chance to leapfrog Barcelona and Real Madrid to the top of La Liga when a Jose Maria Gimenez howler gifted Deportivo La Coruna an equaliser in a 1-1 draw at the Riazor...
Jackson Martinez

Astana goal a ‘release’ for misfiring Jackson Martinez

MADRID (Reuters) - It was not the best goal he has scored by any means but Jackson Martinez said his deflected effort for Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's 4-0 Champions League Group C win over Astana was like a "release".The...
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Martinez on target as Atletico hit four past Astana

MADRID (Reuters) - Jackson Martinez hit his first Champions League goal for Atletico Madrid as they swept aside Astana 4-0 in Group C at the Calderon on Wednesday.A scrappy strike from the edge of the area which took a...

Hungry Atletico ready to battle Astana says Filipe Luis

MADRID (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis says that he has returned to a team with the same fighting spirit that took them to the Champions League final in 2014 and there is no chance they will ease...