One of the most tragic and unfortunate stories in football is certainly that of Andrés Escobar, a Colombian professional footballer who used to play as a defender for Atlético Nacional and the Colombian National team.Photo credit: Getty Images Nicknamed The Gentleman, he was known for his clean style of play and calmness on the pitch.
Antoine Griezmann is an Atlético Madrid player once again, even though the deal is on loan, he is most likely to remain in the Spanish Capital beyond the two-year deal. To convince him to stay in Madrid, the president of Atlético warned him that he wouldn't be as loved in Barcelona as he was in Atlético, but he chose to leave irrespective.
Antoine Griezmann's physical prowess could be considered extraordinary, having participated in a whopping 92 percent of the matches played by his teams throughout his career in Spain. While other players can suffer blows from overload or fatigue, nothing can stop Griezmann in his spells at Real Sociedad, Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona.
Real Madrid were hoping to move to the top of La Liga standings when they hosted 6th placed Real Betis to Alfredo Di Stefano on Saturday night with Eden Hazard making a return.A win for Los Blancos would see them level on points with Atlético Madrid who will visit San Mames on Sunday night to take on Athletic Bilbao.
Ousmane Dembele reveals Antoine Griezmann told the entire team in the Locker room few months ago when Barca were 11 months Below the Madrid gaints, that Athletico Madrid will surly drop a few points along the way.Dembélé: "I remember in the dressing room when we were 11 points behind Atlético, Griezmann said to us: 'You will see Atlético will drop a few points'."
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Barcelona's uninspiring start to the season continued with a 2-0 loss to Atlético Madrid, adding more pressure to manager, Ronald Koeman. The loss to Atlético is Barcelona's second consecutive loss in all competitions without scoring, after their 3-0 defeat to Benfica in the UEFA Champions League.
Ever since Frank Lampard was removed from his position and replaced by Thomas Tuchel as Chelsea's coach, the performance of the team have surprisingly skyrocketed from what we were used to seeing under Lampard.
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The Match between Chelsea FC and Atlético Madrid is one of the entertaining matches that ensures that the UEFA champions league remains one of the most-watched football tournaments all over the world.
What a game, the match between Chelsea and Atlético Madrid was not just entertaining but also revealed how the form of a team can be changed overnight with a good coach in charge of the team.
"Chelsea are paying refs", reactions as referee refused to award a Penalty to Atlético de Madrid.ATM, also known as Atlético de Madrid or simply Atlético or Atleti, is a Spanish professional football team based in Madrid that competes in the La Liga.
The Barça coach celebrated his team's exhibition in San Sebastián, but recalled that "we are still behind Atlético" The Dutch coach cataloged the 1-6 against Real Sociedad as "the most beautiful birthday present possible Ronald Koeman could not hide his satisfaction after FC Barcelona's defeat of Real Sociedad . The Barça team completed an extraordinary game
Ronald Koeman held a press conference ahead of tomorrow's game against Levante, in the press conference he talked about his tactics and why some players are not getting enough game time, Ronald Koeman is also confident that he is going to be the manager of FC Barcelona next season.
With their recent found form in the Premiere League under their new manager Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea were hoping to replicate such form in the Champions League as they go against Atlético in a second leg clash at Stamford Bridge.
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After they managed to get a comfortable 1-0 win over their opponents Atlético Madrid in the first leg of the encounter, Chelsea were hoping to finish what they started as they welcomed the Spanish giants to Stamford Bridge.
Despite the five points that separate Atlético and Real Madrid in the standings after the draw between the two teams this Sunday (1-1), Karim Benzema believes that the Merengue can still hope for the coronation in La Liga.
Only Atlético Madrid fans didn't enjoy the game as their team was given a thorough football lesson by a team many considered as the underdog before the two-leg match.
The Dutch coach regretted the prolonged absence of the young Barça youth squad member Ronald Koeman spoke to the media the day before taking on Atlético de Madrid and was asked by Ansu Fati .He commented on the operation of the young Barça squad player that “I have not spoken with him yet, I did speak before his trip.
Thomas Tuchel is a very tactical and an influential coach known for his great coaching abilities .The German tactician previously coached Borrussia Dortmund and PSG before heading to Chelsea.Since his arrival Chelsea has not lost any match.He has made the Chelsea team very formidable.
During the 2-0 match for Chelsea against Atlético, See what Thiago Silva was spotted doing.
Thiago Silva is not fit for the Atlètico game tomorrow.Massive blow for Chelsea.