Atletico beat Real in Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid beat city rivals and La Liga champions Real Madrid to put themselves on the verge of qualifying for the Champions League. With the title wrapped up, Real made seven changes following their dramatic win over Manchester City on Wednesday. Atletico started strongly and Yannick Carrasco converted what proved to be the winner from the penalty spot after Matheus…

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Atletico Madrid to close off 5,000 seats for Man City match

Atletico Madrid must close part of their stadium for Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City, Uefa has ruled. The Spanish champions must close off at least 5,000 seats at the 68,456-capacity Wanda Metropolitano. Uefa’s punishment is for the “discriminatory behaviour” of Atletico fans during last week’s first-leg match in Manchester, where City won 1-0. Atletico Madrid will also…

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Lodi on target as Atletico Madrid edge Manchester United

Manchester United’s Champions League campaign ended in the disappointment of defeat by Atletico Madrid at Old Trafford courtesy of Renan Lodi strike. It left Manchester United with only a Premier League top-four place to fight for this season. Ralf Rangnick’s side were not short on endeavour but lacked the guile to break down Atletico’s trademark resilience as Renan Lodi far-post…

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