The Champions League group stage for this season's competition has reached it's halfway point, after the match day 3 has been successfully completed. The 32 clubs in the competition now have three more games to be played in the group stage, and nine more points up for grabs, to decide their fate of progressing to the knockout phase of the competition.
Without much doubts, Real Madrid were one of the busy teams during the summer transfer window. The Los Blancos are interested in challenging the likes of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona for more trophies this season and have added David Alaba and Eduardo Camavinga to their squad. However, Real Madrid could now be rocked with reports that attacking midfielder Isco Alarcon is set to leave the club when the transfer window opens next year.
Barcelona will looking to bounce back when they face Valencia in La Liga on Sunday. Ronald Koeman's side were defeated 2-0 at Atletico Madrid in the league just before the international break, dropping them to ninth in the table with 12 points from seven games. Ronald Koeman will be hoping for a positive result when they return to action on Sunday in order to avoid being fired.
Antoine Griezmann was shown a straight red card for a high-foot tackle on Roberto Firmino. Antoine Griezmann's red card against Liverpool in the second half had almost everyone inside Wanda Metropolitano in disbelief. It was a pulsating opening 45 minutes between the two sides after Atletico wiped out Liverpool's 2-0 lead to go in at the break level.
Barcelona entered the international break after a 2-0 loss to Atletico Madrid. This was their second defeat in a row, following a 3-0 loss to Benfica in the Champions League. Hopefully, the break will relieve the pressure on Ronald Koeman, who has been under fire for some weeks now.
The el classico is known to be the toughest match with the greatest rivalry in the history of the Spanish la liga. Over the year's it has been a wild contest with great players and shocking scorelines. The 2021/2022 season has not been good for Barcelona. They have lost two games in the champions league and just winning one after Matchday 3.
Spanish football authorities have officially confirmed that Madrid giants Atletico and Real Madrid will not be involved in Spanish La Liga action this weekend. Both teams were originally scheduled to play on Sunday with Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid traveling to Granada, while Carlo Ancelotti and his Real Madrid side welcome Athletic Club Bilbao to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Luis Suarez made another La Liga appearance for Atletico Madrid today when they welcomed Real Sociedad to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. The Uruguayan International put up a stellar performance in today's match as he guided Atletico Madrid to a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid. Real Sociedad drew first blood in the 7th minute of the match as Alexander Soerloth found the back of the net with a left-footed effort to make the scoreline 1-0.
Real Madrid will play 4 games in October after the game against Atletico Bilbao next Sunday was postponed. With some of the players on International breaks which includes Vinicius, Valverde, Militao and Casemiro set to arrive on the 15th of October. Real Madrid will play 4 games in October including the El Classico.
Liverpool secured an important win in their Champions League game against Atletico Madrid. Jurgen Klopp would be really pleased with the performance of his players especially in the second half. Liverpool showed great fighting spirit despite conceding two successive goals in the first half. Jurgen Klopp's men started the game on a brilliant note as Mohammed Salah grabbed the first goal in the first minute.
Liverpool forward and Egyptian attacker, Mohammed Salah, is currently in the best form of his football career. He has been very excellent since the start of this season, scoring goals and helping his team. On Tuesday evening, his team were able to defeat Athletico Madrid with the help of two goals from the Egyptian Talisman.
Liverpool stormed into a two-goal lead in a match that felt more like a critical knockout tie than a group stage affair, with Salah completing a magnificent dribble with a deflected drive past Jan Oblak (8) to score for the ninth consecutive game, before Naby Keita volleyed home from a half-clearance.
Liverpool will endeavor to continue their perfect start to the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League when they travel to Atletico Madrid for Tuesday's Group B encounter. Jurgen Klopp's side produced a five-star performance to thrash Porto 5-1 on matchday two, while Atletico claimed a last-gasp win over AC Milan.
The Chelsea football club's new signing Saul Niguez has really been a huge disappointment for the Chelsea squad as he has been unable to make a positive impact in the matches he has featured as a defensive midfielder. And this has raised an alarm from the Chelsea's fans, demanding that he (Saul) should be sent back to Atletico Madrid.
We are facing one of the most even starts to the season in recent times in LaLiga. Several teams tied on points at the head and very little distance between the first and the tenth, making it clear that this year there is much more equality than usual in the domestic competition.
Liverpool will face Atletico Madrid in their next champions league fixture. Liverpool Coach, Jurgen Klopp was questioned about Diego Simeone's side and style of play, this is what he said: " I respect Simeone because he loves to get a positive result, but i don't like his style of play".
Egyptian player, Mohamed Salah breaks another record after an amazing performance against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA champions league match today. Mohamed Salah becomes the first Liverpool player to score in nine consecutive matches for the club. Mohamed Salah is currently the most inform player in premier league and he has been very outstanding this season.
Liverpool emerged victorious from a thrilling game at the Wanda Metropolitano which had a bit of everything on Tuesday. Here’s my analysis of a crazy night. Sublime attacking play We should begin on a positive note, because matches like this deserve to be celebrated. Perhaps wary of how Diego Simeone’s Atletico like to control the tempo when they’re at home, Liverpool came flying out of the traps and found themselves 2-0 up with barely any time on the clock.
Atletico Madrid who defeated AC Milan 2-1 in their last champions league group stage fixture, will be looking forward to maintaining their winning streak when they face Liverpool in the Champions league competition today. Liverpool are arguably the strongest opponent in Atletico Madrid champions league group stage this season, and as such, alot of actions are expected to be displayed today.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to see a fully-fit side battle for all three points when his team take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. However, the Anfield side were able to bring off a number of key players during their 5-0 demolition of Watford on Saturday and should have most of their key players to pick from.