Tag Archives: Atletico Madrid

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

Spain striker Diego Costa joined Chelsea for about £32m in 2014 (Image credit: PA)

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


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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Atletico Madrid transfer ban upheld by Court of Arbitration for Sport

Atletico Madrid said the decision to uphold the transfer ban will cause "irreparable damage" to the club (Image credit: Getty Images)

Atletico Madrid will not be able to sign new players this summer as their transfer ban has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Spanish side were banned in July 2016 from registering players for two transfer windows for breaching Fifa rules over the signing of minors. “This ruling is unfair and causes an irreparable damage to ...

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Real Madrid hold off Atletico to make Champions League final

Isco's goal means Real Madrid have scored in 61 consecutive games across all competitions (Image credit: Getty Images)

Defending champions Real Madrid held off a spirited Atletico Madrid to set up a meeting with Juventus in next month’s Champions League final in Cardiff. Atletico, trailing 3-0 from the first leg, stormed into an early 2-0 lead on the night through Saul Niguez’s header and Antoine Griezmann’s cheeky penalty. But Real grabbed a vital away goal when Isco poked ...

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UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo hat-trick as Real Madrid hammer Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored 103 Champions League goals - three more than Atletico Madrid have (Image credit: Reuters)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if the hosts might fail to ...

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UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid v Atlético Preview

Cristiano Ronaldo in training on the eve of Real Madrid's semi-final first leg against Atlético
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“It’s intense,” said Zinédine Zidane, summing up the mood ahead of the latest capital derby, though Real Madrid’s past European successes against Atlético are little comfort. ‘We’re not favourites,’ insists Madrid boss Zidane Madrid ended Atlético’s hopes in past three seasons, twice in final Madrid without forward Gareth Bale (calf) and Pepe (ribs) European champions are unbeaten in 14 European ...

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Asamoah, Partey in Champions League semis

Ghana international Thomas Partey

Ghanaian duo, Thomas Partey and Kwadwo Asamoah, will be featuring in the semi-finals of this year’s UEFA Champions League after the draw was done earlier today in Nyon, Switzerland. Partey’s Atletico Madrid will face defending Champions League winners, Real Madrid in the first semi-final while Kwadwo Asamoah’s Juventus will play against Monaco of France. The semi-finals will be played on ...

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