Tag Archives: Atletico Madrid

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

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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

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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

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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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Partey scores as Atletico draw in Copa del Rey

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Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey was on the score sheet for club side Atletico Madrid as they were held to a 1-1 draw by second division side Elche in the Copa del Rey round of 32 clash on Wednesday. Partey was the only shining light in what was a largely disappointing night for the Los Rojiblancos, and he rose high to ...

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Batshuayi gives Chelsea last-gasp win at Atletico Madrid

Michy Batshuayi's goal was his second in the Champions League this season (Image credit: Reuters)

Michy Batshuayi scored a 94th-minute winner as Chelsea snatched a dramatic victory against Atletico Madrid to maintain their 100% start in Champions League Group C. Substitute Batshuayi tapped home from close range with the last kick of the game from Marcos Alonso’s cross. The Blues fell behind to a 40th-minute Antoine Griezmann penalty despite having the better of the first ...

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Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa

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Chelsea have agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish club. The move, which will be completed in January, is subject to the agreement of personal terms and a medical. Atletico said the 28-year-old, who left the club to join Chelsea in 2014, would have a medical in the next few days. ...

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Atletico Madrid confident of breakthrough in Costa negotiations

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Atletico Madrid are increasingly confident they have made a breakthrough in negotiations to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea, Sky Sports News understands. A source close to the negotiations says progress is being made but “it is not sorted yet”, after a summer-long debacle between the player and his current West London employers. Atletico are banned from registering new players before January and ...

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