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Win or lose, Atlético?s tie against Juventus will reverberate

Atlético?s 2018/19 season effectively boils down to these two legs. Was it an off day or a day off" Sometimes with Atlético Madrid under Diego Simeone, it?s hard to tell because they tend to be a reactionary side, waiting to see what...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-19 08:50:19

Colchonero Chat 152: Transmitting fear

Breaking down Atlético?s near-breakdown at Rayo. With Robbie Dunne. Robbie Dunne (@robbiejdunne) is a sports journalist based in Madrid and a site manager at Into the Calderón. He is also the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, where...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-18 19:50:09

Know Thine Enemy: Atlético Madrid-Juventus FC Q&A with Black and White and Read All Over

Danny Penza from SB Nation?s Juve blog took the time to help us preview this tie. It?s been yet another dominant season in Serie A for Juventus. Do you feel that the lack of serious domestic competition has impacted or will impact this...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-18 12:49:47

Can Antoine Griezmann be effective on the left wing"

The Frenchman shifted out to the left flank against Rayo Vallecano. With Diego Costa and Álvaro Morata ahead of him, this could be a deadly trio. ?Ladies and gentlemen, Atlético Madrid will be playing four-four-f**king-two.? Mike...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-18 19:50:09

Rayo Vallecano 0-1 Atlético Madrid: Victory by the minimum

Atlético warmed up for Juventus with a clean sheet on the road. It wasn?t a waltz, and it may have been undeserved, but Atlético Madrid held on for a 1-0 win at Rayo Vallecano on Saturday afternoon. Antoine Griezmann?s 74th minute strike ?...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-16 19:51:25

Rayo Vallecano-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

An opportunity against relegation candidates to end a two-game skid. Atlético Madrid will warm up for Wednesday?s clash with Juventus by facing off with city rivals Rayo Vallecano. Atlético have it in mind to snap a two-match losing...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-15 19:50:18

Diego Simeone renews with Atlético Madrid until 2022

The Atlético Madrid manager will remain at the Wanda Metropolitano until 2022 and possibly beyond. Diego Simeone will remain in charge of Atlético Madrid until 2022 after signing a new contract with the club. ?We are looking to the future...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-14 19:50:33

Colchonero Chat 151: Video Assistant Realferee

Unspooling all the controversy from a testy Madrid Derby. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, where he joins Into the Calderón site manager Jeremy...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-12 08:50:40

Simeone doesn?t deserve judgment on a game of inches

The Madrid derby could easily have gone Atleti?s way, so let?s not race to proclaim this the end of an era.  The obituary writers were out in force on Sunday morning following Atlético Madrid?s 3-1 loss in the derby against Real Madrid,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-11 19:50:52

Atlético Madrid 1-3 Real Madrid: Player ratings

It was El Derbi, and it was really terrible!  Jan Oblak (7): A bit poor for the first goal, but none of the goals were the result of egregious errors. Santi Arias (7.5): Very good from the right in the first half, was constantly...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-10 08:50:41

Atlético Madrid-Real Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

Atlético aim to extend their unbeaten run against los blancos. Real Madrid come to the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday to battle Atlético Madrid in the latest Madrid Derby. These two teams played out a goalless draw on Sept. 29, but...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-09 08:50:24

Atlético outdone by Real Madrid as VAR stars at the Wanda Metropolitano

Atlético?s dwindling title hopes decimated after defeat against Real Madrid. Atlético Madrid really needed a win at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday afternoon to maintain hope of challenging Barcelona for top spot in LaLiga come May. Or...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-09 19:50:40

Atlético Madrid fans destroy Courtois? plaque outside Wanda with toy rats

Courtois was awarded the plaque for playing over 100 games but it has been destroyed ahead of Real Madrid game. Thibaut Courtois played 154 times for Atlético Madrid on loan from Chelsea from 2011 until 2014. He won a league title, a Copa...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-09 16:50:38

Koke, Saúl and Diego Godín could all return for the Madrid Derby

The captain was back in training on Wednesday, while the two midfielders were spotted as well. Saturday?s Madrid Derby may be Atlético Madrid?s most important match of the season to date. Atlético?s recent loss at Real Betis and Real...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-08 08:50:45

Colchonero Chat 150: Existential crises and first-born children

Previewing another Madrid Derby with Rob Walker and Gabe Lezra. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and Gabe Lezra (@ElEzrah) writes for SB Nation site Managing Madrid. They are the guests on this special edition...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-08 19:50:53

3 keys to an Atlético Madrid victory against Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid have a chance to separate themselves from Real Madrid in second in LaLiga but it won?t be easy Atlético Madrid slipped up last weekend against Real Betis on the same weekend Barcelona dropped two points in a home game...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-08 12:51:06

Colchonero Chat 149: The Betis loss and Amigo Q&A

Back on the podcast grind with much to discuss from the Benito Villamarín. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, where he joins Into the Calderón...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-05 08:51:32

It?s crunch time for Filipe Luís

The defender conceded the decisive penalty at Betis, which raises more questions about what?s really on his mind. What one hand giveth, the other taketh away. While Jan Oblak stuck a big paw out to deny Zouhair Feddal in the second...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-05 19:57:44

Real Betis 1-0 Atlético Madrid: Player ratings

Atlético may have been robbed of a win in Andalusia, but also struggled to create good chances. Jan Oblak, GK: 7 Made an absolutely scandalous save on Zouhair Feddal in the third minute, when he clawed away the defender?s goal-bound...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-03 19:50:28

Real Betis 1-0 Atlético Madrid: Atleti crater to second loss of league season

Atlético faced Real Betis away from home in another crucial game, but the result was disappointing. ATM XI: Oblak, Arias (Filipe 46?), Gimenez, Lucas, Juanfran, Rodri, Thomas, Lemar (Vitolo 63?), Correa (Kalini? 75?), Griezmann, Morata....
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-03 19:50:28

Real Betis-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

The new guy is set to start. Atlético Madrid are back in Andalusia for the second time in four weeks as they pay a visit to Real Betis on Sunday afternoon. Atlético took the reverse 1-0 on Oct. 7 as Ángel Correa scored the lone goal in...
atletico de madrid - 2019-02-02 19:51:24

How Alvaro Morata will fit into Atlético?s XI

The one-time academy player?s arrival has drawn mixed reviews and could have a knock-on effect on several players. Atlético Madrid announced Álvaro Morata?s signing from Chelsea earlier this week on an 18-month loan deal. Despite his youth...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-31 19:50:48

Juanfran?s journey from right-winger to left-back

Injuries at the back have forced Juanfran to fill in at left-back and he?s done a great job ? amazing considering that even right-back isn?t his natural position.  The world?s longest flight is the 15,000km route from Singapore to Newark,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-30 08:51:13

Atlético Femenino update: Continuity the goal as team closes in on third straight title

José Luis Sánchez?s women will resume their domestic commitments after the international break. Atlético Femenino ended 2018 calendar on a high, as they lead the Liga Iberdola championship on 51 points, six ahead of rivals Barcelona (who...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-29 19:51:04

Official: Atlético Madrid announce the signing of Álvaro Morata

The Chelsea striker arrives at the Wanda Metropolitano for a year and a half on loan. Atlético Madrid have announced the signing of Álvaro Morata from Chelsea on a one and a half year loan deal until the summer of 2020. The former Real...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-28 16:52:14

Atlético Madrid 2-0 Getafe CF: Griezmann, Saúl complete comfortable win

Atlético climbed to within two points of Barcelona atop LaLiga. Atlético Madrid cruised to a 2-0 win over nine-man Getafe on Saturday afternoon thanks to first half goals from Antoine Griezmann and Saúl Ńíguez. With the win, Atlético...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-26 19:53:32

Atlético Madrid-Getafe CF: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

The hosts look to extend their dominant run in this mini-derbi. Atlético Madrid will put on the line their remarkable run of form against Getafe on Saturday afternoon at the Wanda Metropolitano Since Diego Simeone took over in Dec....
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-25 19:50:47

Reports: Gelson Martins heads to Monaco on loan

The first Morata domino has fallen. Gelson Martins is set to leave Atlético Madrid after just six months as the capital club prepares to welcome Álvaro Morata.
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-24 08:52:05

Atlético do not suffer from ?Griezmann-dependencia?

Seventeen different players have scored for Atlético this season, showing there is no over-reliance on the Frenchman. Antoine Griezmann scored in six consecutive matches between mid-December and mid-January, an impressive run and one which...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-22 08:50:47

Becoming a made man under Diego Simeone

What?s an elite club without having to do something pretty special to get into it" ?Griezmann has already told me about Profe Ortega,? Thomas Lemar said just after signing for Atlético Madrid. The mad scientist of strength and...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-22 19:50:54

Colchonero Chat 148: Huesca and the Morata Transfer

A podcast mostly about Victor Mollejo?s debut. 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 Calderón site manager Jeremy Beren (@JBBeren)...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-21 08:51:07

SD Huesca 0-3 Atlético Madrid: A complete performance

Atlético rebounded from Copa del Rey heartbreak with their best away day of the season. Atlético Madrid grabbed a much-needed away win at Estadio El Alcoraz on Saturday evening, where goals from Lucas Hernández, Santiago Arias and Koke...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-20 08:50:47

Report: Morata has signed Atlético Madrid deal, to be presented in coming days

Alvaro Morata will wear the Atlético Madrid jersey soon and has already signed the deal to return to the club. According to Antonio Ruiz, a journalist close to Atlético Madrid, Alvaro Morata has signed his Atlético contract and will be...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-20 08:50:47

SD Huesca 0-3 Atlético Madrid: Player Ratings

A bounce-back from a deflating Copa del Rey exit to Girona. Jan Oblak (8): Just the three saves on Sunday for Oblak. Another clean sheet for the Slovenian is a nice bonus, too. Santiago Arias (8.5): It?s been said before, but surely now...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-20 12:51:01

SD Huesca-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

An extremely banged-up Atlético will try to keep up in LaLiga. Diego Simeone has just 13 first-team players available ? including two goalkeepers ? for his side?s first-ever trip to Huesca on Saturday evening. Atlético Madrid suffered a...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-18 19:51:39

Atlético Madrid 3-3 Girona (4-4 aggregate): Atlético out of Copa del Rey

Seydou Doumbia?s 88th minute equalizer doomed Atlético to their earliest cup exit in seven years. A back-and-forth game filled with goals and suspense ended in a 3-3 draw and Copa del Rey elimination for Atlético Madrid, as Seydou...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-17 08:50:56

Atlético Madrid-Girona FC: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Copa del Rey 2019

Wendesday would be a really good day for Atlético to beat Girona at last. Atlético Madrid?s Copa del Rey fate hangs in the balance Wednesday night as they welcome Girona to the Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Simeone won his 250th game on...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-16 08:52:16

It?s time for Vitolo to start over Thomas Lemar

The French winger may be his club?s record signing, but Vitolo deserves a chance to prove his own worth to Atlético.  The expensive version of something isn?t always the best version. Tap water is often better than bottled water,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-15 08:50:57

Atlético 16 unbeaten, Griezmann keeps scoring and defenders keep getting injured

Atlético Madrid beat Levante on Sunday afternoon to go within two points of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga Atlético Madrid are unbeaten in their last 16 LaLiga games after beating Levante at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday afternoon...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-13 16:51:00

Atlético Madrid-Levante UD: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

Simeone?s men return home to face Valencian opposition. Following two draws away from home, Atlético Madrid return to the Wanda Metropolitano to host Levante in Sunday?s early kickoff. The visitors ? who have never won this fixture in 14...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-12 16:51:34

Atlético Madrid know Álvaro Morata can help their attack turn a corner

The links with Morata might not work out, but Atlético must improve their attack if they want to win this year. At the very heart of buying and selling players is risk management. Can the player produce on the field or will they accept a...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-11 19:50:59

Atlético Madrid know they need to improve their attack to turn a corner

The links with Alvaro Morata might not work out but Atlético need to improve their attack if they want to win this year At the very heart of buying and selling players is risk management. Can the player produce on the field or will they...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-11 16:50:54

Colchonero Chat Bonus: Girona 1-1 Atlético Madrid

Unlocked for all listeners. Atlético Madrid drew once more against Girona on Wednesday, as the two teams played out a 1-1 result at Montilivi. Antoine Griezmann and Anthony Lozano got the goals in the first half, which then gave way to a...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-10 08:50:39

Atlético fighting for Álvaro Morata on loan - reports

The Chelsea player could return to the red and white half of Madrid in the January transfer market Álvaro Morata could be on the way to Altético Madrid according to Antonio Ruiz, who says Andrea Berta is in London since Tuesday trying to...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-09 16:50:47

Girona FC-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Copa del Rey 2019

Atlético stay on the road to kick off their Copa del Rey last 16 tie. Atlético Madrid?s Copa del Rey adventure continues on Wednesday night as Diego Simeone?s men travel to Catalonia for another showdown with Girona. The hosts have been...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-09 08:51:00

Reports: Atlético fighting for Álvaro Morata on loan

The Chelsea player could return to the red and white half of Madrid in the January transfer market. Álvaro Morata could be on the way to Altético Madrid according to Antonio Ruiz, who says Andrea Berta has been in London since Tuesday,...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-09 19:51:14

Let?s give left-back Saúl some praise

Diego Simeone had to deploy Saúl at left-back on Sunday for the sixth time, and the academy graduate put in another good shift.  Atlético Madrid?s bad luck with injuries has left them without Filipe Luís and Lucas Hernández for several...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-08 08:50:30

Sevilla 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Player ratings

A second half slugfest saw Atlético just about hold on to a point. Jan Oblak (8): Excellent, regardless of the circus that is often in front of him. On a number of occasions, Oblak had to bail out his defenders. There was no chance for him...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-07 08:52:47

Colchonero Chat 147: Grit or whatever

All about a top-three clash in Andalusia. 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 discuss Atlético Madrid?s 1-1 draw at Sevilla...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-07 08:52:47

Sevilla FC 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Spoils shared

This top-three battle ended in a stalemate. Sevilla and Atlético Madrid played out an intense, entertaining 1-1 draw at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán on Sunday afternoon, as Antoine Griezmann?s free kick ? his eighth goal all-time against the...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-06 19:51:22

Sizing up Atlético for 2019

The Into the Calderón staff give their takes on who Atlético need to sign and how Diego Simeone can improve the squad. Jeremy Beren I think Atlético Madrid have to avoid injury crises, mainly. This team has been remarkably consistent...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-05 12:52:13

Reports: Diego Godín to join Inter Milan on a free next summer

Reports in Italy say Godín will leave Atlético in the summer, with Inter Milan ready to sign him for two years. Diego Godín is set to leave Atlético Madrid in the summer on a free transfer to join Serie A side Inter Milan. According to...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-05 19:51:24

Diego Godín to join Inter Milan on a free next summer - reports

Reports in Italy say Godín will leave Atlético in the summer with Inter Milan ready to sign him for two years Diego Godín will leave Atlético Madrid in the summer on a free transfer to join Serie A side Inter Milan according to Gianluca Di...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-05 12:52:13

Sevilla FC-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2019

Just a top-three clash to start 2019. Atlético Madrid return to action on a Sunday evening in Andalusia, where surprising Sevilla await, intent on stealing a march on their top-three rivals. As usual, Sevilla have been strong at home...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-05 19:51:24

Simeone readies new XI for Sevilla trip

Antoine Griezmann could have a new partner at the point of attack. Diego Simeone is training a new 11 ahead of Atlético Madrid´s first match of 2019. Atlético will face Sevilla at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán on Sunday afternoon ? and it...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-03 19:50:53

Atlético already have a Lucas Hernández replacement

Even if Lucas does leave the club, Atleti already have their next starting full-back biding his time in England.  A winter storm has ravaged through Atlético Madrid this Christmas time with the news that Bayern Munich are expected to pay...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-01 12:50:58

What to expect from Atlético Madrid in 2019

Reasons to be positive or negative ahead of what may be an exciting second half to the season. Atlético Madrid have played poorly and looked nowhere near a title side at times, but they find themselves three points off the top of the table...
atletico de madrid - 2019-01-01 08:50:50

Colchonero Chat 146: Atlético and Real Madrid year-end review

Jeremy and Kiyan Sobhani review what?s gone well and what?s gone wrong for the capital clubs over the past 12 months. Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) is the chief editor of SB Nation blog Managing Madrid and the guest on this edition of...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-30 16:50:59

Atlético CEO: Lucas cannot leave in January

The defender might stick around after all. It is widely expected that Atlético Madrid will be active in the winter window as they look to bolster further a squad that is competing on three fronts. However, recent whispers have posited that...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-27 19:52:12

Atlético Madrid 1-0 RCD Espanyol: Atlético honor Gabi with slim win

A Griezmann spot kick was all Simeone?s side needed. A powerful 55th minute Antoine Griezmann penalty accounted for Atlético Madrid?s scoring on Saturday evening as they saw out a tight win over skidding Espanyol. Prior to the match, the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-22 19:51:20

Atlético Madrid-RCD Espanyol: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018 matchday 17

Atlético will try not to let their various absences bother them against ice-cold Espanyol. Saturday is another chance for Atlético Madrid to pull level with Barcelona atop LaLiga. Diego Simeone?s gang will face Barça?s city rivals at the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-21 16:51:05

Atlético to pursue Boca Juniors? Nahitan Nández

The Boca Juniors star will have several clubs chasing after him in January. With an eye toward the future, Atlético Madrid have joined a host of clubs linked to Boca Juniors midfielder Nahitan Nández. The mattress-makers? pursuit was first...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-21 19:52:12

Atlético need Angel Correa to start

In order to take the next step and pass Barcelona atop LaLiga, Atleti must adopt a more dynamic style. This season might be Atlético Madrid?s best chance to win LaLiga since 2014. The mattress makers sit just three points off first place...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-20 16:57:53

Marca: Bayern Munich to buy Lucas Hernández in January

The World Cup-winning canterano reportedly has been lined up for a shock transfer to the Bundesliga Lucas Hernández has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich this January, as Marca report the German side will pay his ?85 million release...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-20 08:50:57
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