[

atletico

]
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Athletic Bilbao v FC Barcelona - San Mames, Bilbao, Spain - January 6, 2021 Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS/Vincent West(REUTERS)

Messi nets 2 in Barcelona win at Bilbao; Atlético upset in Copa

By Associated Press | Barcelona
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 05:10 AM IST
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Deportivo Alaves v Atletico Madrid - Mendizorrotza Stadium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain - January 3, 2021 Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Deportivo Alaves v Atletico Madrid - Mendizorrotza Stadium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain - January 3, 2021 Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal(REUTERS)

Suarez sinks Alaves to take Atletico top in La Liga

By Reuters | VITORIA-GASTEIZ, Spain
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 11:07 PM IST
Atletico had taken the lead late in the first half when Suarez teed up a deflected goal by Marcos Llorente and the task should have got easier for the visitors when Alaves defender Victor Laguardia was sent off in the second half.
Close
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez.(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez.(REUTERS)

Atlético extends Liga lead after Real Madrid draws at Elche

By Press Trust of India | Barcelona
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 10:20 AM IST
The Uruguay striker used a powerful and precise header to send Yannick Carrasco’s lob from a free kick into the lower corner of Getafe’s net in the 20th minute on Wednesday. It was Suárez’s eighth goal in the league this season since leaving Barcelona for one of its top rivals.
Close
Atletico Madrid’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (C) celebrates his second goal.(Getty Images)
Atletico Madrid’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (C) celebrates his second goal.(Getty Images)

Suarez nets double as Atletico go clear at the top

By Reuters | Madrid
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Suarez, who recently had a spell on the sidelines after contracting COVID-19, gave Atletico the lead in the 41st minute as he got the slightest touch on a low cross from Kieran Trippier to score.
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - December 12, 2020 Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal celebrates with Sergio Ramos after Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak scored an own goal(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - December 12, 2020 Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal celebrates with Sergio Ramos after Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak scored an own goal(REUTERS)

Real win Madrid derby to prove point to leaders Atletico

By Reuters | Madrid
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 07:16 AM IST
Dani Carvajal put Zinedine Zidane’s Real side further at ease with a stunning strike in the 63rd minute which came off the post and into the net off keeper Jan Oblak for an own goal.
Close
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v SD Huesca - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - October 31, 2020 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane REUTERS/Javier Barbancho/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v SD Huesca - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - October 31, 2020 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane REUTERS/Javier Barbancho/File Photo(REUTERS)

La Liga: Real Madrid’s Zidane says Atletico title favourites ahead of derby

By Reuters | MADRID
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 10:15 PM IST
Heading into the derby they sit six points ahead of fourth-placed Real having played a game fewer, and Zidane conceded that their start to the campaign means it is Diego Simeone’s side who should be considered the team to beat this term.
Close
Barcelona's Lionel Messi.(REUTERS)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi.(REUTERS)

Barcelona loses at Cadiz; Real Madrid wins, Atlético top

By Associated Press | MADRID
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Real Madrid edged Sevilla 1-0 Saturday for its first win after three straight league setbacks, while Atlético beat Valladolid 2-0 to win its seventh straight league game and Barcelona lost 2-1 at promoted Cádiz to stay far from the top.
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Deportivo Alaves - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - November 28, 2020 Deportivo Alaves' Jota in action with Real Madrid's Isco REUTERS/Javier Barbancho(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Deportivo Alaves - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - November 28, 2020 Deportivo Alaves' Jota in action with Real Madrid's Isco REUTERS/Javier Barbancho(REUTERS)

La Liga: Real Madrid held again in Spain, Atletico win 6th straight match

By Associated Press | Madrid
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 01:39 PM IST
Madrid was left in fourth place, six points off the lead. Casemiro scored their lone goal in the 86th. Atlético’s earlier victory put Simeone’s team tied on points with leader Real Sociedad with a game in hand. Sociedad hosts third-placed Villarreal on Sunday.
Close
Barcelona's Lionel Messi takes a free kick during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid.(AP)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi takes a free kick during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid.(AP)

Atlético in pole position after beating Barça, Madrid slip

By Associated Press | BARCELONA, Spain
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Under coach Diego Simeone, Atlético knew what it was like to beat Barcelona in the Champions League and Copa del Rey, but it had been denied a victory over Lionel Messi’s side in the domestic league in 20 consecutive attempts.
Close
Uruguay's Luis Suarez.(REUTERS)
Uruguay's Luis Suarez.(REUTERS)

No Suárez and Busquets as Atlético hosts Barcelona in Spain

By Associated Press | Madrid
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:06 PM IST
A second test on Wednesday was also positive, forcing him to remain in isolation. Newly signed Atlético midfielder Lucas Torreira also tested positive while with the Uruguayan national team and won’t be available either.
Close
Atletico de Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera(Twitter)
Atletico de Madrid midfielder Hector Herrera(Twitter)

Atletico’s Hector Herrera injures thigh ahead of Barcelona clash

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:12 PM IST
The 30-year-old sat out Mexico’s friendly against South Korea last week and returned to Spain to undergo tests, where it was confirmed he had suffered an injury to a muscle in the upper leg.
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Granada - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - September 27, 2020. Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their sixth goal with Saul Niguez REUTERS/Sergio Perez(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Granada - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - September 27, 2020. Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their sixth goal with Saul Niguez REUTERS/Sergio Perez(REUTERS)

Suarez scores twice in impressive debut with Atlético Madrid

By Reuters | Madrid
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 10:07 PM IST
Suárez, who joined Atlético after being told by Barcelona he wasn’t wanted anymore, quickly left his mark after coming off the bench in the 71st minute at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
Close
Soccer Football - Champions League - Quarter Final - RB Leipzig v Atletico Madrid - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - August 13, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez looks dejected after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Lluis Gene/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Champions League - Quarter Final - RB Leipzig v Atletico Madrid - Estadio Jose Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal - August 13, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez looks dejected after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Lluis Gene/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)

Atletico’s Gimenez tests positive for COVID-19 -club statement

By Reuters | Madrid
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 10:19 PM IST
The Spanish club’s statement said that Uruguay international Gimenez, who returned a positive result on Monday, is isolating at home in accordance with the health authorities’ guidelines.
Close
Luis Suarez of Barcelona.(Getty Images)
Luis Suarez of Barcelona.(Getty Images)

Atlético tries to grab opportunity to sign Luis Suárez

By Associated Press | Madrid
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 07:37 PM IST
Then Luis Suárez suddenly became available, and Atlético didn’t waste any time going after the talented striker who thrived with Barcelona but was not wanted by incoming coach Ronald Koeman.
Close
RB Leipzig's Yussuf Poulsen and Tyler Adams celebrate after the match.(REUTERS)
RB Leipzig's Yussuf Poulsen and Tyler Adams celebrate after the match.(REUTERS)

Leipzig stun Atletico to reach Champions League last four

By Reuters | LISBON
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 08:10 AM IST
With two minutes of normal time remaining, United States midfielder Tyler Adams snatched victory with a deflected shot from outside the box to set up a semi-final clash with Paris St Germain.
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Real Betis - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - July 11, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Javier Barbancho(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Real Betis - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - July 11, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Javier Barbancho(REUTERS)

Diego Costa strike guarantees Atletico top-four finish

By Reuters | MADRID
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Costa scored the only goal of the game with a scuffed header in the 74th minute, although Atletico had to wait several minutes for the referee to determine whether the ball had then hit his arm or shoulder on its way into the net.
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Real Mallorca - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - July 3, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates.(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Real Mallorca - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - July 3, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates.(REUTERS)

Morata double leads Atletico to 3-0 win over Mallorca in Liga

By Associated Press | Barcelona
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Morata earned a penalty when he was pulled down by Aleksandar Sedlar in the area. Goalkeeper Manuel Reina blocked his strike, but a video review helped the referee order a redo of the spot kick after Sedlar entered the area too early. Morata stepped back up and on a second try rifled the ball into the top corner in the 29th minute.
Close
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts.(REUTERS)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts.(REUTERS)

La Liga: Barcelona title bid on rocks as Atletico upstage Messi’s 700th goal

By Reuters | BARCELONA
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 08:08 AM IST
Barca went ahead at an empty Camp Nou in the 11th minute when Atletico striker Diego Costa knocked Messi’s delivery from a corner into his own net.
Close
Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix, Koke and Kieran Trippier during the warm up before the match.(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix, Koke and Kieran Trippier during the warm up before the match.(REUTERS)

Even via video call, fan’s flower tradition brings Atletico luck

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Margarita Luengo, 73, has placed a bouquet of flowers at a corner flag before every home game since 1996 but was unable to go to Saturday’s match due to Spain’s ban on fans entering stadiums to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus.
Close
General view inside the stadium before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease.(REUTERS)
General view inside the stadium before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease.(REUTERS)

Iker Munian and Diego Costa score on La Liga return

By Reuters | BILBAO
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 08:59 PM IST
Iker Muniain gave Athletic the lead in an empty San Mames stadium by prodding home in the 37th minute to complete a clever move but Atletico responded two minutes later when Diego Costa slotted in following a through ball from Koke.
Close
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Villarreal - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - February 23, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix shoots at goal REUTERS/Susana Vera(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Atletico Madrid v Villarreal - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - February 23, 2020 Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix shoots at goal REUTERS/Susana Vera(REUTERS)

La Liga: Joao Felix back with a bang as Atletico Madrid brush aside Villarreal

By Agence France-Presse | Madrid
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 04:06 AM IST
Felix came off the bench at the Wanda Metropolitano after almost a month out with an ankle problem and the 20-year-old looked refreshed as he drove in Atletico’s third in an impressive 3-1 victory.
Close
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp(REUTERS)
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp(REUTERS)

‘Welcome to Anfield’: Klopp warns Atletico

By AFP | London
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 12:18 PM IST
Saul Niguez’s early strike inflicted just Liverpool’s second defeat of the season in all competitions with a senior team.
Close
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez celebrates scoring their first goal(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez celebrates scoring their first goal(REUTERS)

Atletico edge Liverpool with vintage defensive display

By Reuters | Madrid
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 12:18 PM IST
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.
Close
Real Madrid's Ferland Mendy controls the ball during a Spanish La Liga match between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao.(AP)
Real Madrid's Ferland Mendy controls the ball during a Spanish La Liga match between Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao.(AP)

With Mendy replacing Marcelo, Madrid is winning with defense

By Press Trust of India | Barcelona
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Mendy’s anonymous Christmas present turned out to be a brick. The brick was meant as a joke, but one with a point. It was that Mendy plays with an intense determination to stop attackers from advancing down his side of the pitch.
Close
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their first goal.(REUTERS)
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their first goal.(REUTERS)

Karim Benzema strike gives Real Madrid derby win over Atletico

By Reuters | MADRID
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 10:51 PM IST
Benzema’s strike gave Real their first home victory over Atletico in the league since 2012 and increased their lead over Barcelona at the top of the table to six points. Barca can reduce the margin to three if they beat Levante on Sunday.
Close
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their fourth goal with teammates.(REUTERS)
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their fourth goal with teammates.(REUTERS)

Relentless Real Madrid a reminder of what might have been for Atletico

By Press Trust of India | Madrid
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 01:29 PM IST
With Real marching to the top of La Liga and Atletico languishing in fifth, the city derby this weekend is less a contest of rivals and more a moderately awkward assignment for the now title favourites.
Close
Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix.(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix.(REUTERS)

Injured Atletico forward Joao Felix set to miss Madrid derby

By AFP | Madrid
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 07:49 PM IST
Felix’s absence could persuade Atletico to accelerate their pursuit of Edinson Cavani, who is keen to leave Paris Saint-Germain this month if the clubs can agree a fee.
Close
Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring their first goal.(REUTERS)
Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring their first goal.(REUTERS)

Paulo Dybala scores a stunner as Juventus secure top-spot in Champions League - Watch

By Press Trust of India | Turin
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 11:42 AM IST
Dybala struck two minutes into first-half injury time. His left-footed effort whipped into the net from a seemingly impossible angle leaving goalkeeper Jan Oblak with no chance.
Close
Atletico Madrid's Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates.(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates.(REUTERS)

Costa left out as Morata on target again in Atletico Madrid victory

By Agence France-Presse | Madrid
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Morata had been the one to sit on the bench against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday but his winning goal as a substitute earned him a start against Bilbao and the Spaniard delivered again.
Close
Atletico Madrid's Alvaro Morata and Hector Herrera celebrate after the match(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Alvaro Morata and Hector Herrera celebrate after the match(REUTERS)

Morata makes his point by scoring winner for Atletico

By AFP | Madrid
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 10:13 AM IST
Morata, dropped after missing chances in Atletico’s draw with Valencia in La Liga on Saturday, played as if he had a point to prove in a match-winning cameo at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Close
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
Story Saved