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It?s time to get on the Kalini?ismo bandwagon 

He has shown glimpses of promise all season long, and now Nikola Kalini? can show exactly what he?s capable of doing in front of goal. There were many heroes when Atlético Madrid won LaLiga in 2013/14. In addition to Diego Costa to David...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-11 08:50:56

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

Atlético will try to win their Champions League group for the fifth time in six years. Europa League-bound Club Brugge will host Atlético Madrid on Tuesday night ? and the visitors are 90 minutes from winning Group A. Atlético can take...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-10 16:51:11

Colchonero Chat 144: An Atlético-Alavés meditation

On a top-four battle, Football Leaks and more. With Rob Walker. The jubilant 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...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-09 19:56:18

Atlético Madrid 3-0 Deportivo Alavés: Atleti beat the Basques

Simeone?s men pulled away from the visitors after a tight, tactical first half. Nikola Kalini? and Antoine Griezmann scored on either side of halftime against Deportivo Alavés, and Rodri added 87th minute polish as Atlético Madrid drew...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-08 16:56:55

Atlético Madrid 3-0 Deportivo Alavés: Player ratings and Mattress Maker of the Match poll

Atlético brought their newfound goalscoring form to LaLiga in a dismantling of one of the season?s surprise teams. Jan Oblak (8): It feels like a while since Jan last got a clean sheet in LaLiga, but he got one Saturday and was...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-08 19:56:43

Nikola Kalini??s time has come

The Croatian hasn?t yet had the opportunity to make his mark in Spain ? but now he will. Wednesday night at the Wanda Metropolitano saw Atlético Madrid seal progression to the Copa del Rey?s last 16 courtesy of a 4-0 win over Catalan side...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-07 08:51:02

Atlético Madrid-Deportivo Alavés: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018

It?s a top-four clash at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Saturday will see Atlético Madrid play one of their biggest games of the season to date as they welcome Deportivo Alavés to the capital. Third-place Atlético remain banged-up but beat...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-07 19:56:04

Atlético Madrid 4-0 Sant Andreu: Player Ratings

Atlético advance following an exciting second half. | ALINEACIÓN 1?1? ¡Nuestro ONCE para hoy, aquí os lo dejamos! ? ¡Vamos, dale, Atleti...! #AtletiSantAndreu December 5, 2018 Starting XI: Adan (7.5): The former Real...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-06 08:53:32

Atlético Femenino update: Third straight title win remains in play

José Luis Sánchez?s women are also making progress in the Copa de la Reina. After a brilliant start to their 2018/2019 season, Atlético Femenino struggled to maintain the same quality of play during October and November, when some of their...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-06 08:53:32

Atlético Madrid 4-0 Sant Andreu: Thoughts and observations

Atlético punched their ticket to the next round of King?s Cup action. Atlético Madrid were poor in the first half but ratcheted up the intensity after halftime to cruise ? 5-0 on aggregate ? into the Copa del Rey last 16. Here are some...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-06 08:53:32

Atlético Madrid-Sant Andreu: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Copa del Rey 2018

A chance to advance. Atlético Madrid are 90 minutes away from a place in the Copa del Rey?s last 16, and they will host Catalan side Sant Andreu on Wednesday night in a bid to wrap up the tie. Atlético won the first leg 1-0 on Oct. 30...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-05 08:51:25

Soul can only take Diego Costa so far

The striker is to go for an operation on his left foot, and it?s about time he got the medical treatment he has needed desperately. It?s déjà vu for Atlético Madrid. Just as was the case this time last year, they have Diego Costa on their...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-04 08:57:38

Colchonero Chat 143: Some Atlético talk

A late-night podcast ? warts and all ? analyzing another away draw for Atlético. 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 laptop-less Into...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-04 08:57:38

Girona FC 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Player ratings

Atlético played fast, produced little football but secured a point anyway at Montilivi. Jan Oblak, GK: 5 Took out Cristhian Stuani in the box after a Rodri error left him little choice, and the Uruguayan sent him the wrong way with his...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-03 08:54:17

Girona 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Late own goal saves Atlético from defeat

The mattress makers have one Jonás Ramalho to thank for Sunday?s result. Atlético Madrid dropped points for the eighth time this season after a 1-1 draw against Girona at Montilivi on Sunday afternoon. Diego Simeone might opt to look at it...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-02 19:51:12

Girona FC-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018

Atlético can go top at Montilivi. On a day in which the top three in LaLiga all kick off in a four-hour span, it could be Atlético Madrid claiming first place if they defeat Girona at Montilivi. Girona?s home form this season ? just two...
atletico de madrid - 2018-12-01 19:54:02

Colchonero Chat 142: Mulling over Monaco

Analyzing Atlético?s big win over Radamel Falcao?s Monaco. With Robbie Dunne. Robbie Dunne (@robbiejdunne) is a sports journalist based in Madrid and a site manager at Into the Calderón. He joins fellow Into the Calderón site manager...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-30 12:55:12

Atlético Madrid 2-0 AS Monaco: Player Ratings

Atlético confidently punched their ticket to the Champions League knockout stage with a win at the Wanda. Jan Oblak (8): It almost gets to be routine writing about Oblak performances. Solid as anything when called upon, but consistently...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-29 08:56:31

Atlético Madrid 2-0 Monaco: Simeone gives Henry a lesson

A fortuitous own goal and a Griezmann strike were enough to see Atletico go top of Group A. At his press conference before AS Monaco?s game against Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night in the Champions League, Thierry Henry, the French...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-29 08:56:31

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

The penultimate group stage matchday gives Atlético a chance to qualify for the last 16. One point off AS Monaco on Wednesday night will see Atlético Madrid return to the Champions League knockout stages for the first time since...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-28 08:55:36

Lucas Hernández should be in the Ballon d?Or conversation

The player who won the same trophies as Griezmann in 2018 didn?t even make the 30-man shortlist.  The 2018 Ballon d?Or winner will be crowned on Dec. 3 and rumours began to swirl around last week suggesting that the winner is based in the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-26 19:56:59

Colchonero Chat 141: Two Diegos, one drought

Rating the players and discussing the big moments from Atlético?s 1-1 draw versus Barcelona. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat, wherein he joins...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-26 08:57:01

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Barcelona: Injury time Dembélé leveller nicks a point for Barça

Diego Costa ended his drought but Atletico?s, at home to Barcelona, continues. It had been 272 days since Diego Costa scored a league goal for Atlético Madrid. But for all the frustration and missed chances, for the criticism and theories...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-25 08:56:35

Three keys to an Atlético Madrid win over Barcelona

Is Saturday the day Diego Simeone finally pulls one over on the reigning champions" Everyone knows the story ? since Diego Simeone returned to Atlético Madrid as the club?s manager, his side has yet to beat Barcelona in LaLiga. And at...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-24 08:53:49

One last hurrah for Cholo?s epoch-defining defence

Saturday?s tilt against Ernesto Valverde?s Barcelona represents more than just another 90 minutes against the thorn in Simeone?s side. On the dotted line, he goes by Diego Pablo Simeone. But at the Wanda Metropolitano, he is simply...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-23 08:56:18

Atlético Madrid-Barcelona: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018 matchday 13

All you need to know about Atlético?s clash with Barça. Atlético Madrid will look to jump Barça in the table this weekend at the Wanda Metropolitano. Coming back from an international break, Diego Simeone?s side sit third with only...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-23 19:50:33

Colchonero Chat 140: Berenato on pneumonia and Barcelona

A conversation about Atlético-Barcelona, LaLiga?s balance of power and DeMar DeRozan. With Renato Gonçalves. Renato Gonçalves manages SB Nation blog Barça Blaugranes and appears on this long-awaited edition of Colchonero Chat. An ill...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-22 12:55:03

Colchonero Chat Bonus: The International Affairs Desk

A new feature for Colchonero Chat Amigos. Ever wondered what Gabi is really up to in Qatar" What about Fernando Torres? Japanese adventure" Even Yannick Carrasco and Nico Gaitán?s Chinese odyssey" Well, wonder no more. Jeremy and Rob...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-21 08:56:37

Thomas Partey is not an undisputed starter ? for now

The canterano is an important piece of Diego Simeone?s midfield, but his role offers no guarantees. There is a sweet spot for any up-and-coming talent in a football team when the player in question is a mixture of both pliability and...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-16 19:55:51

Keep up with Atlético Madrid players on international duty

The how and where to watch for Spain and all the other games for Atlético Madrid players on international duty The international break might be a good chance for Diego Simeone and Atlético Madrid to do some work with the injured players...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-15 16:55:21

Calderón spirit lives on at the Wanda Metropolitano

Despite early worry, Atlético have embraced their new ground ? and continue to win there. ?This stadium is tremendous.? That?s what Diego Simeone said after Atlético Madrid?s epic last-minute victory over Athletic Club and he spoke the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-14 19:50:28

Atlético?s injury crisis: Cause for concern as club relays pitch during break

Six Atlético players are currently out with muscular injuries. Diego Godín hobbled towards the ball and stooped low to head it home on Saturday night to make sure Atlético Madrid secured all three points against Athletico Bilbao at the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-13 19:55:12

Atlético Madrid 3-2 Athletic Club: Godín the god

Atlético?s captain came up with stoppage time heroics to hand his team a big win. A wild, seesaw affair between Atlético Madrid and Athletic Club de Bilbao ended in a 3-2 win for the hosts on Saturday night at the Wanda...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-11 08:55:22

Atlético Madrid-Athletic Club: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018 matchday 12

The red and whites can pull to within a point of first place on Saturday. Atlético Madrid host Athletic Club at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday ? fresh on the heels of their best performance this season. Atlético beat Borussia...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-10 08:52:23

Know Thine Enemy: Atlético Madrid-Athletic Club Q&A with Inside Athletic

Athletic authority James Etxegorri helps us preview Saturday evening?s match. Athletic are renowned for the stability, but they?re 17th in LaLiga this season after a 16th-place finish last season. What?s gone so wrong at San...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-09 16:55:57

Colchonero Chat 139: It?s like dial-up 

Atlético all but secure Champions League knockout stage qualification with a win over Dortmund. With Jack Grimse. Jack Grimse (@JackGrimse) is a content creator at Copa90 US and an avid Bundesliga fan. He is also the guest on this edition...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-07 12:56:07

Match Report: Atlético Madrid 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Goals from Saúl and Griezmann pushed Atlético level with Dortmund atop Champions League Group A. Down to the bare bones, Atlético Madrid showed an intentionality in attack that has been missing this season for long spells. After the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-07 08:55:48

Atlético Madrid-Borussia Dortmund: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Champions League 2018

Simeone?s men seek their pound of flesh after the embarrassment in Germany. Estadio Wanda Metropolitano will host one of the biggest nights in its young history as Borussia Dortmund come to town on Tuesday night. Atlético Madrid were...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-06 08:55:28

Atlético drop more points with Koke unavailable

Atleti?s 1-1 draw at Leganés can be blamed in part on the absence of one crucial player. Janet Jackson probably wasn?t referring to Atlético Madrid and Koke when she sang
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-05 16:55:52

Colchonero Chat 138: Captain Griezmann and the Brown Dirt Cucumber

Once more, Atlético did little away from home and now face even more questions from Jeremy Beren and 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...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-05 08:57:12

Simeone?s ?lack of ambition? could be the best way to win LaLiga

Simeone?s style leans itself to consistency over anything else ? that?s the best strategy to win a league title. On Saturday afternoon, as part of a triple-header that would see all three presumed title challengers play in Madrid on the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-05 19:56:54

Match Report: Leganes 1-1 Atlético Madrid

Another bad away day led to another frustrating set of dropped points. ATM XI: Oblak, Arias, Savic, Lucas, Filipe, Correa (Vitolo 65?), Lemar (Thomas 72?), Saúl, Rodri, Antoine Griezmann, Gelson Martins (Kalini? 88?) LEG XI: Ivan,...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-03 19:56:14

CD Leganés-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Liga Santander 2018

Atlético visit an emerging bogey ground. Leganés may be in the drop zone, but Atlético Madrid must take their trip to Butarque seriously on Saturday afternoon. The Mauricio Pellegrino-coached side sit 18th but already have a major scalp...
atletico de madrid - 2018-11-03 08:55:51

Griezmann has no problem admitting he wants to win the Ballon d?Or

Antoine Griezmann spoke to ESPNFC about his desire to win the Ballon d?Or as speculation continues surrounding the French attacker?s chances. He has been very open and honest about the subject in recent months with Luka Modric, his main...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-31 16:55:59

Atlético demonstrate the value of bounceback-ability

The red and whites needed a response after an awful night in the Champions League ? and once again, Simeone?s men delivered. In the space of three days, Atlético Madrid turned in their worst performance of the season and their best one....
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-30 08:50:35

Colchonero Chat 137: Where in the world is Sergi González"

Analyzing how Atlético bounced back from their midweek struggles against La Real. 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...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-30 08:50:35

UE Sant Andreu-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Copa del Rey 2018

Atlético begin their cup campaign in Barcelona Diego Simeone is set to ring in the changes when Atlético Madrid visit Barcelona-based side Sant Andreu in the Copa del Rey on Tuesday night. Atlético have come up short in this competition...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-30 08:50:35

Chances up for grabs against Sant Andreu as Atlético train without five first team players

Atlético Madrid will kick off their Copa del Rey campaign with a ver different side. Atlético Madrid return to the Copa del Rey on Tuesday night after their successful outing against Real Sociedad on Saturday. Sant Andreu are next on the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-29 19:50:28

Atlético train without five first team members, chances up for grabs against Sant Andreu

Atlético Madrid travel to play Sant Andreu on Tuesday in the Copa del Rey with a very different rojiblanco side. Atlético Madrid return to the Copa del Rey on Tuesday night after their successful Saturday night game against Real Sociedad....
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-29 16:50:34

Atlético Madrid 2-0 Real Sociedad: Order restored at the Wanda Metropolitano

Atlético Madrid beat La Real on Saturday night to go top of the league.. On Wednesday night against Borussia Dortmund, Diego Simeone lost the one thing he covets above all else in football. It wasn?t the goals conceded (even though they...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-28 08:50:25

Player Ratings: Atlético Madrid 2-0 Real Sociedad

Atlético go top thanks to an easy win. Jan Oblak, GK: 6 Will thank his defense after this one ? the Slovene did not have a save to make after Borussia Dortmund pelted him for four goals on Wednesday. Santiago Arias, RB:...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-28 08:50:25

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

The hosts really could use a win. A bounceback is needed Saturday night when Atlético Madrid host Real Sociedad in LaLiga. Atlético were humbled in Germany earlier this week as Borussia Dortmund rolled to a 4-0 win in Champions League...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-27 08:49:39

Colchonero Chat 136: Disaster in Dortmund

A full rundown of what happened to Atlético in Germany and what comes next. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this no-nonsense edition of Colchonero Chat. He joins Into the...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-26 08:49:12

Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Atlético Madrid: Germans take control of Group A

Atlético were humiliated in a rout at the Westfalenstadion. Borussia Dortmund blew away Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night in what should serve as a rude awakening for a side that has yet again failed to convince. Axel Witsel kicked off...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-25 08:50:28

Player Ratings: Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Atlético Madrid

A blowout loss does not equal much leniency for Atlético?s stars. | ALINEACIÓN ? ¡Aquí lo tenéis! ¡NUESTRO ONCE!#BVBAtleti October 24, 2018 Starting XI: Oblak (5.5): You rarely see Oblak concede one goal, let alone four....
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-25 08:50:28

Borussia Dortmund-Atlético Madrid: Time, TV, streaming and how to watch Champions League 2018

A true test for Atlético?s defense awaits in matchday three. A clash of Group A titans will take place Wednesday night, when Atlético Madrid go toe-to-toe with Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund. The reigning Europa League champions...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-24 08:50:35

Know Thine Enemy: Borussia Dortmund-Atlético Madrid Q&A with Fear the Wall

Our SB Nation counterparts answered our biggest questions in the buildup to Wednesday?s Champions League clash. Borussia Dortmund are lighting the Bundesliga on fire, with six wins from eight and a whopping 27 goals from those games....
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-23 16:50:44

Atlético team update: Costa, Savi? given the all clear for Dortmund trip

José Giménez will not be available, however. Diego Costa and Stefan Savi? are back in Diego Simeone?s Atlético Madrid squad for their trip to Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night. José Giménez, however, has missed out due to sciatic nerve...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-23 19:51:07

Diego Simeone?s central midfielder-itis

The Atlético boss chose to start all four of his central midfielders at Villarreal, a tactic that left the rojiblancos red-faced once more. We all have our guilty pleasures. Some like to take a peek at Facebook while at work. Some like to...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-23 12:50:36

Costa and Savic given the all clear for Dortmund trip, Giménez out

The pair give Simeone options ahead of a key Group Champions League game Diego Costa and Stefan Savic are back in Diego Simeone?s squad for their trip to Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night. José Giménez, however, misses out due to...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-23 16:50:44

Colchonero Chat 135: The Yellow Submarine and the Yellow Wall

Atlético hit a speed bump at Villarreal and now turn back to the Champions League. With Rob Walker. Rob Walker (@rwalk03) is a staff writer at Into the Calderón and the guest on this edition of Colchonero Chat. Rob joins Into the Calderón...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-23 08:50:29

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

In 1996, Atlético battled BVB in the Champions League group stages. We look back on those two games. For Diego Simeone, Atlético Madrid versus Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League is nothing new. The two clubs faced off in the 1996/97...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-22 12:50:18

Match Report: Villarreal 1-1 Atlético Madrid

Atlético struggled to a painful draw, their fourth in nine league games. ATM XI: Oblak, Juanfran, Giménez, Lucas, Filipe Luís (Godín 77?), Thomas, Rodri (Correa 46?), Koke, Saúl, Griezmann, Kalini? (Lemar 46?) VIL XI: Asenjo, Mario...
atletico de madrid - 2018-10-21 08:49:42

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

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

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
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