Simeone who has been with Athletico Madrid since December 2011, has managed to restore Madrid's second club to its glory. Under his tutelage, the Spanish club have risen to the highest level with the added bonus of a host of trophies, the most recent of which is the Spanish league won last season.
Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone has delivered his verdicts over what he thought about Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea this season. A reminder that Chelsea knocked out Atletico Madrid on their journey to clinch the UEFA Champions League title last season which made them attain the status of being ranked among the most in-form side in the world.
The UEFA Champions League matchday 3 is set to commence today. One of the games of the night is the fixture between Atletico Madrid and Liverpool. Atletico Madrid will be hosting Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium in Spain. Recall that Liverpool is topping the group with 6 points from two games, while Atletico Madrid has 4 points.
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Chelsea are champions of Europe, and the Blues really deserve to be champions after such a display on the way to winning the trophy. Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has explained why the Chelsea team were better than everyone else last season. Simeone revealed his love for the tactical and positional discipline the Blues exhibited against his side as he said:
Liverpool beat Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium by 3-2. The first half ended in a 2-2 draw, but Salah's second-half penalty goal made the difference for Liverpool. Also, note that Griezmann's red card also affected Atletico Madrid. Photo: Keita celebrating his goal || Twitter
Liverpool's game against Atletico Madrid had it all, early goals, late goals, red card and post match drama. It was a classic champions League game just like when these two sides met back in 2020 just before lockdown. Mo Salah once again was at the centre of attention as he grabbed two goals for Liverpool to hand them the victory over Atletico Madrid in Spain.
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where your equal becomes your superior? Perhaps one of your classmates from secondary school will go on to become a university lecturer. Things happen for a multitude of causes in life. Take a look at ten of your former coworkers who have gone on to become managers or coaches.
After more than 15 years at Atletico Madrid, Saul Niguez is finally going to play for another club outside of Spain for the first time in his career. The 26 year old has not played for any club aside from Atletico Madrid all his life and this season would be his first experience.
Olivier Giroud, new AC Milan player. Paperworks signed and completed with Chelsea, medicals tomorrow in Milano, and then it’ll be time for an official announcement. Contract until June 2023 confirmed. Chelsea will receive €1m guaranteed + potential €1m add-on. Borussia Dortmund has not received any official bid yet for Haaland.
David Beckham’s public image grew too big in comparison to his footballing qualities, but by no means was he just a “good” player. He was a great player. Always professional, always fit, he made a few bad decisions (going to Real Madrid, in my opinion, kicking Simeone, etc.
Those anticipating instant Champions League glory as a result of Lionel Messi's arrival at PSG should reconsider. While Messi will undoubtedly increase Paris' chances of conquering Europe for the first time in their history, I cannot see them accomplishing so without losing to one of the clubs they will face.
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.
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".
Chelsea signed Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez on loan on transfer deadline day with an option to buy the 26 year old for £30million. Saul Niguez has revealed he joined Chelsea because Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel intends to play him in his preferred central midfield position. “Chelsea have guaranteed me to play in my position (midfield), but whether or not I play, we will see,” Sal added.
Romelu Lukaku has said severally that the chance of returning to Chelsea was what made him leave Inter Milan. However, based on a statement he made while having a conversation with Simeone Inzaghi, it doesn't seem he will be quite keen to return to Manchester United.
Saul Niguez who has been in the park for Atletico Madrid, having played over 300 matches for the Spanish side and was part of the La Liga winning side in the just concluded 2020/2021 season. The Spanish International can play both central and defensive midfield and brings in energy to his team.
Atletico Madrid coach, Diego Simeone, has finally opened up about the situation of one of his midfielders, Saul Niguez. Saul is actually one of Atletico’s mainstays in the midfield in recent seasons. His duet with Koke succeeded in bringing Los Rojiblancos to one of the most respected teams in Europe.
July 9th 2021-- La Liga champions Atletico Madrid on Thursday announced the extension of the contract of coach Diego Simeone and his technical staff until the end of June 2024. The new deal comes after Simeone led Atletico to last season's La Liga title - the eighth trophy the club has won since he took over at the end of 2011.