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Europa League wrap: Atletico Madrid and Lyon win, Dortmund lose at home

Diego Costa helped Atletico Madrid reach the 2014 Champions League final before joining Chelsea (Image credit: Getty Images)

Diego Costa scored as Atletico Madrid took a huge step towards a place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League with victory over Lokomotiv Moscow. Costa netted his sixth goal in 12 appearances since moving back to the Spanish side from Chelsea in January. Saul Niguez and Koke were also on target for the 2010 and 2012 winners. Lokomotiv are seven points ...

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Thomas Partey extends Atletico stay until 2023


Ghana’s Thomas Partey has signed a contract extension with Atletico Madrid  until June 2023, the club has announced. The announcement was made on Thursday after Partey signed the dotted line. Partey has played 35 times for Atletico Madrid this season and has scored three league goals. After signing the extension, Partey told the club’s website of his pride to feature ...

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Thomas Partey: I came to Spain without telling anyone


Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has surprisingly revealed that he left for Spain as an 18 year old  without the knowledge of his guardians. Thomas Partey has emerged as a revelation this season in the center of the Atletico Madrid midfield and it is reward for the dedication and sacrifice he has shown since leaving Ghana with the aim of ...

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Diego Costa makes Atletico Madrid return in Copa del Rey clash


Diego Costa is back, and nothing has changed. He’s in the goals and he’s in the wars. It was 18 minutes into the second half of Atleico’s 4-0 cup win over third tier side Lleida when Atletico‘s new No 18 trotted on followed by Antoine Griezmann – the dynamic duo Diego Simeone hopes will fire the club to trophies this season. Right on cue a ...

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Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid: Blues held at home so only finish second


Chelsea finished second in Champions League Group C after rallying to draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge. The Blues, already through, needed a win to secure top spot, but fell behind to Saul Niguez’s header as Atletico sought the victory they needed to have any chance of progressing. Chelsea had chances, with Jan Oblak frustrating Alvaro Morata and ...

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La Liga: Ronaldo rescues Real, Atletico hit five

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on leaders Barcelona to seven points by squeezing past struggling Malaga 3-2 on Saturday. Ronaldo’s relief was clear to see when he fired home the rebound after seeing his penalty saved by Roberto 15 minutes from time. Atletico Madrid remain tied with Real in ...

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Atletico Madrid 0-0 Real Madrid: Derby ends in rare stalemate


Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid shared a rare goalless draw in the first derby at the Wanda Metropolitano in a result that will have delighted league leaders Barcelona. The last time a LaLiga clash between the two capital clubs finished 0-0 was back in 2005, and since then only one of 39 meetings between the rivals in all competitions had failed to ...

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KORANTENG: From Odumase to Madrid: Partey has arrived


Ahead of this weekend’s Madrid derby, CitiSports’ Daniel Koranteng looks at the evolution of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, who has risen to become one of the most important players at the Madrid club Karim Abdul Razak, Mohammed Gargo, Michael Essien and Stephen Appiah are some of the most notable names which come to mind when you think of prominent ...

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Partey goal seals win for Atletico Madrid

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Black Stars midfielder, Thomas Partey, scored in the 90th minute to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish League on Saturday. The match was a closely-fought tie and looked like was heading to a stalemate until Atletico Madrid captain Gabi nudged the ball slightly from a free kick for Partey to side-foot a ...

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