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Villarreal CF-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018 matchday nin...

Atlético pay another visit to their bogey ground. Though they have gotten off to a slow start, Villarreal will fancy their chances against Atlético Madrid on Saturday evening as the teams return for matchday nine in LaLiga. Villarreal are...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-20 08:49:53

Atlético draw Sant Andreu in Copa del Rey

The Copa del Rey round of 32 took place on Friday and Atlético drew Atlético Madrid draw Sant Andreu in the Copa del Rey round of 32 on Friday afternoon. The year Atlético won the league in 2013-14, they played Sant Andreu. The first...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-19 16:50:34

Know Thine Enemy: Villarreal-Atlético Madrid Q&A with Allen Dodson

The Villarreal USA writer gave us his thoughts on Saturday?s battle at La Ceramica. Fernando Roig has been on the warpath in recent days, declaring that Villarreal?s relationship with Atlético Madrid is broken. What?s going on...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-19 08:50:09

Slovenia coach sacked over Oblak criticism

Reports in Slovenia suggest the manager and the player did not see eye-to-eye. Slovenia manager Tomaz Kav?i? has been sacked after criticising Jan Oblak for his decision to rest for the remainder of the year and not make himself available...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-18 08:50:06

History Lesson, Part I: Borussia Dortmund-Atlético Madrid, two decades on

Atlético Madrid visit Borussia Dortmund next week in a pivotal Champions League fixture. In part one of two, Mikeie Reiland details how the Group A giants match up at present. Atlético Madrid take on in-form, Bundesliga-topping Borussia...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-16 08:50:15

Club Brugge among Belgian clubs in peril

Atlético Madrid?s Group A rivals have landed themselves in a world of trouble. Earlier this week, an investigation into alleged corruption had been underway with regard to a number of Jupiler Pro League clubs. But on Thursday, Club Brugge...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-12 08:49:55

Griezmann puts on full-court press for Ballon d?Or

The Frenchman has placed a priority on winning this particular individual award. But will he be successful" Let?s say you?re standing in front of three kids. You have a prize ? we can say it?s a contraption that?s all the rage, the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-12 12:50:37

Lucas Hernández rejected Real Madrid approach

The World Cup winner claimed his agent presented him an offer he could not accept. Defender Lucas Hernández says Real Madrid were interested in signing him last summer, but he couldn?t bring himself to move away from boyhood club Atlético...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-11 08:50:33

Colchonero Chat 134: Atlético win battle with Betis

LaLiga tightens up after Atlético take care of business at the Wanda Metropolitano. With Euan McTear. Euan McTear (@emctear) is a Spanish football journalist and Into the Calderón columnist. He is also the guest on this edition of...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-09 08:51:35

Substitute Correa is better than starter Correa

Not for the first time, Ángel Correa came off the bench to save Atlético on Sunday. But that doesn?t mean he should start. Real Betis are a tough nut to crack. Just like school bullies pinch a rucksack, pass it around, lob it over their...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-08 12:50:21

Atlético Madrid 1-0 Real Betis: Player ratings and Mattress Maker of the Match poll

A slim win sends Atlético into the international break on a high note. Jan Oblak, GK: 6 Did not have a save to make thanks to his defense. Juanfran, RB: 6.5 Probably the least involved member of Sunday?s back four. Crossed well and got...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-08 08:50:05

Two Atlético players nominated for the Ballon d?Or ? so far

Atlético?s Europa League run and good World Cup performances have seen Griezmann and Godín named to the shortlist. Atlético Madrid won the Europa League last season and pushed Barcelona, albeit very gently, in the league. Antoine Griezmann...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-08 19:50:03

Atlético Madrid 1-0 Real Betis: Match report

Atlético leapfrogged Real Madrid and took over first place for the time being with a win over Betis. ATM XI: Oblak, Juanfran (Arias 74?), Godín, Lucas, Filipe Luis, Koke, Saúl, Rodri, Lemar (Correa 58?), Griezmann, Kalini? (Thomas...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-07 19:49:31

Atlético Madrid-Real Betis: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander matchday eight 2018

The winner of this match could go top, at least temporarily. After a midweek win over Club Brugge, Atlético Madrid turn now to LaLiga ? where they have a chance to take over first place with a win over Real Betis on Sunday...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-07 08:49:14

Koke back on international duty amid injuries to Costa, Giménez

The duo missed training on Thursday while the midfielder has been selected for the Spain squad. Atlético Madrid will welcome Real Betis to the Wanda Metropolitano in the last game of a difficult spell that saw them play five times in just...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-05 08:49:23

Atlético Madrid 3-1 Club Brugge: Player ratings

Griezmann stood out in a home win over the Belgian side. Starting XI: Jaan Oblak (6.5): Oblak did not have a save to make as the visitors? one shot on target was an absolute worldie of a goal by Arnaut Groeneveld. There wasn?t much he...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-04 08:50:21

Atlético Madrid injury update, Koke returns to Spain squad

Costa and Giménez missed training on Thursday and Koke is back in Luis Enrique?s Spain squad. Atlético Madrid will welcome Real Betis to the Wanda Metropolitano as the last game of a difficult spell that saw them play five times in just...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-04 17:15:27

Atlético Madrid 3-1 Club Brugge: Match report

Atlético continued their quality start to the Champions League group stage. ATM XI: Oblak; Arias, Giménez (Filipe 46?), Godín, Lucas; Saúl, Koke, Thomas (Correa 63?), Lemar; Griezmann, Costa (Rodri 69?) CB XI: Letica, Poulain, Mechele,...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-04 08:50:21

Atlético Femenino start strong, make history

Atlético have taken maximum points thus far in Liga Iberdrola play and achieved a massive result in the Women?s Champions League. Atlético Femenino passed the maturity test with flying colours. The rojiblancas managed to secure...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-03 08:52:05

Atlético Madrid-Club Brugge: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Champions League 2018

Atlético host Brugge in a replay of a classic European tie. Atlético Madrid will attempt to move one step closer to Champions League knockout stage qualification when they host Club Brugge on Wednesday night. The mattress makers are...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-03 08:52:05

Solving the José Maria problem

He may have been Atlético?s best player in el derbi, but José Giménez still is not an automatic selection in Diego Simeone?s team. Atlético Madrid took a potentially very valuable point away from Estadio Santiago Bernabéu on Saturday...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-01 16:51:05

Colchonero Chat 133: Derbi dissection

All the good and the bad from Atlético?s goalless draw at Real Madrid. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins the program to recount Atlético...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-01 08:50:03

Real Madrid 0-0 Atlético Madrid: Another derbi draw

For the fourth straight time in LaLiga, Real Madrid and Atlético settled on a stalemate. Atlético Madrid tied a 70-year-old record in Saturday night?s goalless draw at Real Madrid. For the sixth consecutive season, Atlético departed...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-30 08:51:34

Real Madrid 0-0 Atlético Madrid: Player ratings

A scoreless draw ? our favorite! Jan Oblak (8.5): The best goalkeeper in Europe showed his class today against Real Madrid with numerous crucial saves that kept his team in the match. The most notable stop came on 65 minutes, when Oblak...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-30 08:51:34

Atlético Madrid-Real Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch the Madrid derby

The first Madrid derby with VAR. Just when we thought they were out, they pulled themselves back in. Atlético?s dreadful start to the season, which included two draws and a loss to Celta Vigo, looked to have ruined their league title...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-29 12:50:20

Three keys to an Atlético Madrid win in El Derbi

Here?s how Atlético can score a second victory in two months over Real Madrid. Real Madrid. Atlético Madrid. Saturday night. Estadio Santiago Bernabéu. Atlético will look to extend an impressive run in this fixture ? the mattress makers...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-28 12:51:09

Colchonero Chat 132: Madrid Derby preview

Analyzing Saturday?s Madrid Derby at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu. With Kiyan Sobhani. Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) is Chief Editor of SB Nation site Managing Madrid and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, where he joins Into the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-28 08:50:46

Colchonero Chat Bonus: Correa?s renewal and Huesca analysis

The latest bonus podcast is available to all. Join Jeremy for a special solo Colchonero Chat bonus podcast! On this bonus episode, Jeremy discusses Ángel Correa?s renewal to 2024 and the faith Diego Simeone has placed in him. He also...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-26 19:50:46

Simeone upbeat over Giménez injury

The central defender could be fit for Saturday?s Real Madrid game. Atlético Madrid brushed aside Huesca on Tuesday night with a routine 3-0 win thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann, Thomas Partey and Koke. The home win at Estadio Wanda...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-26 12:51:03

Atlético Madrid-SD Huesca: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018

The Leo Franco-coached side make their first visit to the Wanda Metropolitano. Atlético Madrid will seek a third consecutive win between LaLiga and the Champions League on Tuesday, when they welcome newly-promoted Huesca to the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-25 08:50:33

When Atlético score like Arsenal vs. Norwich

Thomas Lemar?s second against Getafe rounded off a 22-second move featuring seven players, and it highlighted the improvement in Atlético?s passing game. Atlético Madrid have stung like a bee for years, but sometimes they can float like a...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-24 12:51:02

Colchonero Chat 131: Getting it done at Getafe

Thomas Lemar bursts onto the scene while Jackson Martínez emerges on a different one. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins Into the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-24 08:51:55

Getafe CF 0-2 Atlético Madrid: Lemar leads Atleti to victory

The France international scored his first goal in LaLiga as the rojiblancos secured an important win. Atlético Madrid grabbed a much-needed three points in a gritty 2-0 win over Getafe on Saturday. Thomas Lemar was the unquestioned man of...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-23 08:50:38

Getafe CF 0-2 Atlético Madrid: Player Ratings

Atlético prevailed in a tough away fixture. Jan Oblak (8.5): Quiet day for Jan Oblak, who was only forced into a save twice. Getafe took a number of shots, but most were off target or from a low percentage area. Juanfran (7.5): Juanfran...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-23 08:50:38

Getafe-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch LaLiga matchday 5

It?s a Madrid derby in LaLiga after disappointment against Eibar and a recovery against Monaco. Atlético Madrid have to dust themselves off after a disappointing 1-1 draw with Eibar in the league last weekend. They managed to gather a...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-22 08:50:23

Atlético Madrid-Getafe: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch, LaLiga gameweek 5

A Madrid derby in LaLiga after disappointment against Eibar. Atlético Madrid have to dust themselves off after a disappointing 1-1 draw with Eibar in the league last weekend. They managed to gather a little momentum in the Champions League...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-21 19:52:04

Monaco 1-2 Atlético Madrid: Los colchoneros win opening Champions League game

Atlético Madrid came back to win their Group A opener in the Principality. Atlético Madrid XI | ALINEACIÓN ¡Con estos ONCE rojiblancos debutamos en la #ASMAtleti #UCL pic.twitter.com/ede8QYaeKh? Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti)...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-19 08:50:34

Colchonero Chat Bonus: Monaco 1-2 Atlético Madrid player ratings

Player ratings from Atleti?s win at Stade Louis II ? in audio form. The latest Colchonero Chat bonus pod is available now to all listeners! On this solo podcast, Jeremy analyzes how Atlético Madrid rallied to beat Monaco on Tuesday night...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-19 12:51:18

The Weekly Rojiblanco: The Champions League returns

It?s your pre-Monaco roundup. The CCCHHHAAAAAAAAAMMMPIIIIOOOOOOOONNNSS It?s time. We?ve been waiting for it since early June (or, really, since last December). The UEFA Champions League is back and the group stage matches look to be...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-18 08:50:45

AS Monaco-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch UEFA Champions League 2018

A surprisingly poor league start takes a back seat as Atlético return to the Champions League. The final destination begins with one small step. For Atlético Madrid, their journey home for June?s Champions League final starts Tuesday in...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-18 08:50:45

Rodri is the key to unlocking Saúl

On Spain duty, Saúl showed how explosive he can be when backed up in midfield by a player like Sergio Busquets ? or a player like Rodri Hernández. If there was one lesson to take away from the September international break, then it was...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-18 08:50:45

Colchonero Chat 130: So that?s that

Discussing the very premature ? and yet very possible ? end to Atlético?s 2018/19 title challenge. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer for Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. He returns...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-17 08:50:24

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Eibar: Match Report

In their first game back from the international break, Atlético Madrid struggled but eventually pulled out a draw at home. ATM XI: Oblak, Juanfran, Giménez, Godín, Filipe Luis, Saúl, Koke, Rodri (Garcés 71?), Lemar (Correa 59?), Griezmann,...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-16 08:49:59

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Eibar players ratings: LaLiga matchday 4

Atlético snatched a late draw after going behind to Eibar It is Atlético?s worst start to a season since 2009, and the worst under Diego Simeone. Atlético managed to nab a draw but there are issues all over the field for Cholo and with...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-15 16:50:30

Atlético Madrid-SD Eibar: Time, TV, streaming, how to watch Liga Santander 2018

Play resumes after an international break blighted by injuries. Atlético Madrid are down to bare bones once more after the FIFA virus hit them hard over the past two weeks. Their shorthanded squad will welcome Eibar to the Wanda...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-14 19:50:44

Post-international roundup: injuries and a possible Eibar XI

Updates from Atlético?s post-international break preparations. Atlético Madrid have reincorporated their international players at training this week, and Diego Simeone has lined up a potential team without captain Diego Godín in it for...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-13 19:50:49

Post-international round-up: injuries, Eibar potential line-up, updates

Atlético Madrid trained after the international break and Diego Simeone lined out a potential team without Diego Godín in it for the visit of Eibar to the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday afternoon. The eleven picked in training were:...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-13 16:50:54

Diego Godín sets out to prove his legend one more time

The captain has struggled mightily to start this season and his contract is up next summer. His form could be a post-World Cup blip on the radar ? or a sign of things to come. Two Saturdays ago, Atlético Madrid arrived at Balaídos to...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-12 16:50:18

Spain - Croatia: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Nations League

Saúl set to dazzle again for Spain against Croatia Spain beat England at Wembley on in Luis Enrique?s first game in charge of Spain on Saturday night and they play the World Cup finalists, Croatia, on Tuesday night. Saúl, in that game, was...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-11 19:50:47

What to Wear to the Match: An exploration of Spanish supporter culture and wearing the kit, Part II

In this series? second and final part, Mikeie Reiland looks at nostalgia?s influence at Atlético matches and football?s broader appeal in the fashion world. ?El escudo no se toca? Based on what I observed in Madrid, Atlético supporters...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-11 12:58:06

The Weekly Rojiblanco: Nations League and Papa Costa

The roundup returns during a busy international break. Top Story: Saúl scores in Spain?s win New Spain coach Luis Enrique ? unlike old Spain coach Fernando Hierro ? seems to believe (correctly) that Atlético Madrid midfielder Saúl Ñíguez...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-10 08:50:34

Simeone?s sister: ?Just a matter of time before he takes over Inter Milan?

Simeone has a contract until 2020 but is keen to return to Italy ?sooner or later? Natalia Simeone, Diego Simeone?s agent and sister, says it is ?a matter of time? before her brother takes over at Inter Milan. Cholo has a contract with...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-10 08:50:34

Colchonero Chat Bonus: Only ?The Best? will do

Please enjoy this unlocked bonus pod from our Patreon page. Jeremy analyzes Antoine Griezmann?s omission from a FIFA shortlist and Filipe Luís? eyebrow-raising interview and runs through the list of Atlético Madrid?s international...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-07 12:49:39

What to Wear to the Match: An exploration of Spanish supporter culture and wearing the kit, Part I

Is it really cool to wear your team?s shirt to a match" And what?s so unique about that phenomenon in Spain ? particularly among Atlético supporters" Mikeie Reiland wanted to find out. ?We need to assimilate? There were two ways to get...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-06 08:50:03

Linari relishes new opportunity with Atlético Femenino

Into the Calderón spoke with the Italian defender after her arrival in Spain. Atlético Femenino have embarked on a project which they will hope will take them in the upper echelon of the women?s game. After defending their league title...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-05 08:49:42

Filipe Luis admits he asked Atlético to ?free me like they did with Gabi?

The left-back was linked with a move to PSG and admits there was interest from both sides Filipe Luis admits an opportunity to sign for PSG arose at the end of the transfer market and that he did consider it but it was too late in the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-05 16:49:54

Colchonero Chat 129: Concerns from Celta

Atlético?s 2-0 loss in Vigo on Saturday may be more significant than you think. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. Rob?s weekly appearance on the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-03 08:49:43

Jan Oblak and Diego Costa pull out of international duty

The Slovenian and Spanish national team players have pulled out for different reasons after sluggish start to the season with Atlético Diego Costa has pulled out of Spain?s national team games against England and Croatia on the 8th and...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-03 16:51:05

Simeone says he takes ?absolute responsibility? for loss to Celta Vigo

In post-match comments to the press, Simeone said it?s a wake-up call for Atlético after beating in Balaídos Diego Simeone says he ?as calm as ever? after Atlético?s 2-0 loss to Celta Vigo on Sunday night. ?I?m not worried,? he said....
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-02 08:49:37

Celta Vigo 2-0 Atlético Madrid: Mattress makers beaten at Balaídos

Celta landed two blows early in the second half and never looked back in a convincing win. Celta Vigo thumped 10-man Atlético Madrid on Saturday evening, as Antonio Mohamed bested childhood friend Diego Simeone at Balaídos. After Atlético...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-02 08:49:37

Celta Vigo 2-0 Atlético Madrid: Player Ratings

Ratings from a poor performance at Balaídos for los rojiblancos. Jan Oblak (GK): 6 Oblak had a tough day in between the sticks to say the least. The goals he conceded were not really his fault ? a Godín slip and a free header led to the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-02 08:49:37

Celta Vigo-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018

Atlético look to build momentum entering the international break. Atlético Madrid will seek a fourth straight league win at Celta Vigo when they visit Balaídos on Saturday evening. Atlético notched their first win of the 2018/19 Liga...
atletico de madrid - 2018-09-01 08:49:46

2018/19 Champions League group stage draw: Results and analysis

Atlético were drawn into an intriguing Group A. This should be fun. Atlético Madrid will look to take the first step toward long-awaited Champions League redemption when they kick off group stage action in Monaco next month. In addition...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-31 08:49:55

Champions League 2018/19 draw: how and where to watch

Find out how and where to watch the Champions League draw, which pot Atlético Madrid are in and who they could get in the group stage. It was an unfortunate Champions League for Atlético Madrid last year, with two draws against Azerbaijani...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-30 08:49:47

Filipe Luís set for Atlético stay

The full back wanted a PSG move, but the French giants have reportedly moved on. When last we checked in on Filipe Luís, the veteran left back was contemplating seriously a move to Paris Saint-Germain. Reportedly encouraged by national...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-28 19:51:49

Atlético Madrid 1-0 Rayo Vallecano: Match report

Antoine Griezmann marked Atleti?s first home match this season with the winning goal against Rayo.  ATM XI: Oblak; Juanfran (Thomas 36?), Savi?, Godín, Lucas; Rodri, Saúl, Lemar, Correa (Koke 66?); Griezmann (Gelson 76?), Costa. RAY XI:...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-26 08:49:37

Atlético Madrid 1-0 Rayo Vallecano: Player ratings

Antoine Griezmann?s goal helped Atlético squeak past a good Rayo. Jan Oblak, GK: 8.5 Stellar once more. Made two outstanding saves in the dying moments ? one from teenage striker Sergio Moreno at point-blank range ? to preserve the clean...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-26 08:49:37

Atlético Madrid-Rayo Vallecano: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018

LaLiga action returns to the Wanda Metropolitano. The Wanda Metropolitano?s gates will open for the first time this season on Saturday evening, when Atlético Madrid play host to neighbors Rayo Vallecano. This is Rayo?s first visit to...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-25 08:49:48

Colchonero Chat 128: Filipe-ing out

Thoughts on Atlético?s draw at Mestalla, late-arriving transfer rumors and much more. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. The new Liga Santander...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-24 08:49:44

Know Thine Enemy: Atlético Madrid-Rayo Vallecano Q&A with Paul Reidy

A conversation with the Spanish football journalist on Rayo?s return and their weekend clash withc Atlético. Rayo Vallecano are back in LaLiga! Despite a loss in matchday one, how was the atmosphere at Vallecas" Once again, sadly events...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-24 08:49:44

Vitolo injury complicates already-delicate squad standing

The winger?s damaged knee ligament is another setback in his stop-start Atlético career. One game, one injury. Atlético Madrid?s 2018/19 Liga Santander campaign kicked off in neutral on Monday, as los rojiblancos were held to a 1-1 draw...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-22 08:49:32

Valencia CF 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Player Ratings

Atlético still have work to do with new signings and the playing style, as Monday?s season-opening draw at Mestalla showed. Jan Oblak, GK: 7.5 Nothing to be done about Rodrigo Moreno?s goal, but without his last-minute saves on Daniel...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-21 08:50:06

Valencia 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Spoils shared at Mestalla

LaLiga Santander kicked off with a battle between Champions League sides. ATM XI: Oblak; Juanfran, Godín, Savi?, Filipe Luís; Saúl, Koke, Correa (Thomas 81?), Lemar (Vitolo 62?); Griezmann (Gelson 72?), Costa VCF XI: Neto; Piccini, Garay...
atletico de madrid - 2018-08-21 08:50:06
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