Luis Suárez aimed a slight dig at Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman after finding the back of the net against his old club at the Wanda Metropolitano. Atletico Madrid hosted Barça tonight for the match number 8 in La Liga following their midweek outings in the Champions League. With Ronald Koeman still serving his 2-games ban, his assistant had to take charge at the touchline for the second league game running.
Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman is on the brink of being sacked as his side slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid. Thomas Lemar opened the scoring, finishing beautifully at the end of a play involving Joao Felix and Suarez. Suarez then scored against his former team to put Atletico in control.
Currently the most valuable player in the spanish La Liga is Dutch International, Frenkie De Jong. The 24 year-old is valued at €90m in the transfer market, as he has unarguably been one of the best defensive midfielders in the world for more than three seasons now.
French International, Antoine Griezmann returned to Atletico Madrid this summer from Barcelona on a season long loan with an option to be bought for €40m. The 30 year-old is currently the top earner at the Atletico Madrid with a weekly salary of £297,000. Uruguayan International, Luis Suarez is Atletico Madrid's second highest earner as the 34 year-old receives the sum of £281,000 a week at the spanish club.
Athletico Madrid happens to be facing their rivals tonight in their Champions League fixture. The last time both teams met at the UEFA Champions League in 2020, the game ended in a 3-2 win for Athletico Madrid. The match which ended in a 2-3 loss for the Diego Simeone's side was indeed an interesting one.
Yellow and red cards are used as a means to discipline players for misconduct during the game. A yellow card is used to caution players, while a red card results in the player's dismissal from the field of play. Thus, yellow cards are used to punish milder forms of misconduct than red cards.
Athletico Madrid completed the signing of Antoinne Greizmann from Barcelona for a transfer fee of £40m on a two year deal. Barcelona sold out three players this season, as they aim for fresh legs in the just resumed campaign. Athletico Madrid were Champions of La Liga last season, after their scintillating form both home and away.
Fouls and tackles are all part of football. In fact, they contribute majorly in making the sport entertaining for the supporters. Below are the most brutal tackles In The Champions League today: 1. Atletico Madrid versus Liverpool Antoine Griezmann was shown a straight red card for a high-foot tackle on Roberto Firmino.
Atletico Madrid will face Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano in the Spanish La Liga this weekend. The two teams are coming off a round of Champions League action in which Spanish teams did not fare well, but this will be a very different encounter. After losing 1-0 to Alaves in their last league game, hosts Atletico Madrid slid to fourth in La Liga with 14 points, while Barcelona ascended to sixth with 12 points after a 3-0 win against Levante.
Already they are La Liga champions and also they are really doing well in the ongoing UEFA Champions League. They have star strikers like Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann and also they have the presence of Yannick Carrasco in their squad too. By the look of things, if Atletico Madrid are to field Carrasco, Suarez and Griezmann in a three man attack, then there is a possibility that they will not be short of goals in important matches.
Antoine Griezmann struggled to make an impact on his second debut for Atletico Madrid this weekend. The Frenchman joined the Wanda Metropolitano on deadline day in a loan move from Barcelona until the end of the current campaign. Diego Simeone has continued to remain a big fan of the World Cup winner’s talents despite him forcing a move to the Camp Nou in 2019.
One of the most important individual honors in European soccer is the "Golden Boy" award. The award, which was established in 2003 by the Italian sports newspaper Tuttosport and is voted on by journalists and the general public, is given to the footballer under the age of 21 who has had the best calendar year.
England International, Jack Grealish was the most expensive signing in the transfer window this summer as he was signed to Manchester City from Aston Villa for €117.5m on a six year contract. At the second spot on this list is German International, Kai Havertz as he was signed to Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen in 2020 for a record fee of €80m.
They are some deals that failed to happen on deadline day and I will be looking forward to showing you the 8 deals. 1. Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard decided to stay at the club this summer, despite interest from West Ham United. The fans thought that the English midfielder will go on loan, but he was in Ole's plan this season.
Joao Felix busted onto the scene at Benfica and was touted to succeed Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the best player in the world along with Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland. However, the Portuguese seems to have regressed drastically compared to those two. The 21-year-old joined Atletico Madrid from Benfica in the summer of 2019 for a deal worth €120m.
Atlectico Madrid players, dominated the predicted starting XI of the most valuable players in Spanish league (Laliga). Based on current market value, Barcelona star player Frenkie De Jong, is currently the most valuable player in the Laliga competition, followed by Joao Felix, llorente and Pedri who are currently valued at €80M each.
The signing of Antoine Griezmann will change many things at Atletico de Madrid in the short term and in the long term. The Frenchman at the request of Diego Pablo Simeone to reinforce the lead joins a team that has many offensive players on the squad, which will force the Argentine coach to have to get his hands on his system to be able to give opportunities to the majority and give a quality leap compared to the previous season where he opted for a more solid structure than aggressive in attack.
On Wednesday evening, Atletico Madrid drew with Porto in their Champions League opener. The game ended 0-0 because neither team could find the back of the net. Antoine Griezmann made his first appearance in front of his own fans following his return from Barcelona in this match.
Thomas Lemar scored a goal in the 99th minute as Atletico Madrid came back from behind to beat Espanyol 2-1 on Sunday and ensure Antoine Griezmann's first game with the club ends in a victory. The excellent Lemar struck in the ninth of 10 minutes of added time at the RCDE Stadium to sink an exhausted Espanyol and give the defending La Liga champions a third win out of their first four games.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scored twice as they won the battle between Atletico Madrid 3-2 in their Champions league game. Antoine Griezmann also scored twice for the hosts before he was sent off. The clash was more like a decisive knockout tie than a group stage match, Liverpool raced into a two-goal lead, with Salah capping a wonderful dribble with a deflected drive past.