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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Suarez to stay at Atletico Madrid

Luis Suarez has confirmed that he will be staying at Atletico Madrid for at least another season. The striker signed a two-year deal when he joined Atletico from Barcelona last summer. He has been instrumental in the former’s title win in LaLiga Santander, scoring 21 goals. “Yes, I’m sure I’ll stay,” Suarez was quoted saying. “Atletico welcomed me from the minute I arrived… how they…

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Atletico Madrid further loses title ground

Atletico Madrid‘s poor form in La Liga continues following their one-all stalemate with Real Betis. Yannick Carrasco put Atletico ahead in the fifth minute before Cristian Tello equalised in the 20th minute. A draw means that Atletico Madrid retook their place at the top of LaLiga. However, the gap between them and Real Madrid is now slighter than it was before Matchday 30.…

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