Atlético face Valencia tomorrow 21:00 CET at the Vicente Calderón. Atleti have won every match at home so far and against Valencia they want to continue in the same line. Despite the 20 points gap tomorrow won’t be easy at all. Continue reading for the full preview.
If you can ignore yet another disappointing drubbing for Atlético B, this week was another good one at cantera level, with plenty of positive news throughout the ranks. Hard work and endeavor seemed to be the running theme in a lot of the games from last weekend, with narrow but deserved wins for the majority of teams. There was also a real boost for our women's team in their pursuit of the league title, read on for an extended round-up.
Last night saw the LFP host a Gala event where they handed out their awards for the 2012/13 season. There was a strong Atleti presence and the club didn't go home empty-handed.
Two substitutions were necessary to wrap up the three points against Elche. Raúl García and Adrián came on in the second half and rescued the day with fine assists. Atleti are now on level with points with Barca who face Athletic tomorrow. Read on for more.
After the cold in Russia, Atlético take a trip down to Alicante where they face Elche and an old friend. Fran Escriba, the current Elche Coach, was part of the Coaching staff that won the Europa League in 2010 but he won't be too friendly tomorrow.
In an article that was published today, El País dedicated themselves to the topic of La Peineta again. According to the paper the stadium does not only have no building permission yet, the ground it is also being paid for with tickets.
Atlético travelled with 600 kilos of luggage but without several key players to the freezing cold of Russia to face FC Zenit in the CL group stage. After patiently waiting for counterattacks and effectively using one of them to score, the Rojiblancos gifted Zenit with the equalizer thanks to a funny looking own goal.
Atleti are facing Zenit tomorrow on match-day #5 of the Champions League. Despite being already qualified for the knock-out stages and resting several key players, Atleti are looking for their fifth win in a row. Read on for more.
While the Atlético fans made their way home or to the next bar to have some 7-0 victory beers to celebrate, inside the Calderón there was still some action going on with the post-match press conferences and some players giving statements in the Zona Mixta.
Atleti beat their city rivals Getafe 7:0. Barca and Real Madrid had won their duels previously but Atlético were unimpressed and are yet to be beaten at home. Read on for the full report.
The misery continued for our B and C teams this week, but their respective defeats didn't set the tone for this week's cantera results.ead on for more on that, as well as the latest on our Feminas, who are competing for the top spots yet again this year.