Diego Simeone acknowledged a failure to take their chances cost Atletico Madrid, his side punished late on in a  1-1 draw with Bayern Munich . Atletico went into Tuesday’s Champions League clash with holders Bayern knowing that victory would be enough to secure second place in Group A. Joao Felix gave Atletico the lead with his eighth goal in 14 […]

Luis Suarez could be a late addition to the Atletico Madrid squad for the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich despite returning another positive coronavirus test. The Uruguay international has missed Atletico’s last three matches, including a reunion with former club Barcelona, after contracting COVID-19 while away with his country. Despite Suarez not featuring on the 22-man squad list […]

Diego Simeone trusts Atletico Madrid to show their character and bounce back from a heavy loss to Bayern Munich when they take on Real Betis on Saturday. Atletico suffered their first defeat of the 2020-21 season on Tuesday, going down 4-0 to Bayern in their Champions League Group A opener at the Allianz Arena  – their joint-heaviest defeat of Simeone’s […]

Ronald Koeman says Luis Suarez could have stayed at Barcelona to prove him wrong instead of moving to Atletico Madrid. The Uruguayan attacker was deemed surplus to requirements after the Catalan side’s disappointing 2019-20 campaign and subsequently joined Diego Simeone’s team after seeing a move to Juventus fall through. Suarez had spent a successful six-year […]

Thomas Partey boasted more potential within Atletico Madrid’s youth system than David de Gea, says his former youth coach Javi Banos, with the midfielder considered to be “perfect” for Arsenal. The Gunners completed a late raid for the Ghana international on transfer deadline day. A £45 million ($58m) deal was pushed through as the […]

Diego Simeone was more impressed by Luis Suarez’s assist and movement off the ball than his two goals in Atletico Madrid’s 6-1 La Liga rout of Granada. Suarez was brought on in the 70th minute and marked his Atleti debut in style by netting an impressive double and setting up fellow substitute Marcos Llorente on […]

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