# Atlético Madrid

This month
March 2023
# Wrap
Milan slip in Serie A top four race, Morata strikes late as Atletico beat Girona
Struggling Salernitana escaped the San Siro with a 1-1 draw.
Last month
February 2023
# spoils shared
Madrid's teen striker Rodriguez rescues derby draw against Atletico
Jose Gimenez had headed Atletico in front in the second half.
January 2023
# Done Deal
Spurs terminate Matt Doherty's contract to enable Atletico Madrid move
Meanwhile, Tottenham have signed Pedro Porro in a reported €45 million deal.
# Copa del Rey
Madrid snatch derby victory against Atletico to reach Copa semis
Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior were both on target for Real in extra-time.
# hate
Vinicius effigy hung from bridge
Police sources told AFP they were investigating the incident, without offering further details.
# Transfer News
Ex-Man United star Depay departs Barcelona
The attacker has joined Atletico Madrid for €3 million.
# Boost
Portugal forward Joao Felix joins struggling Chelsea
The 23-year-old has signed on loan for the remainder of the season.
# euro wrap
Barca edge out Atletico while Roma comeback keeps Napoli comfortable at top of Serie A
Ousmane Dembele struck for Xavi’s side as Tammy Abraham hit an injury-time equaliser at San Siro.
Last year
# Frustration
Despair for Diego Simeone as miserable Atletico dumped out of Europe
Meanwhile, the win saw Porto seal top spot in their group.
# Ugly scenes
Atletico Madrid condemned over Vinicius racism incident
The club later released a statement saying the abuse was ‘unacceptable’.
# Wave Goodbye
Ex-Chelsea striker Morata among 3 players to leave Juventus
The Turin club also made official the departures of Paulo Dybala and Italy international Federico Bernadeschi.
# Progress
Tense scenes as Man City edge Atletico to set up Real Madrid clash
A fiery end to the game saw Felipe sent off.
# unapologetic
'It works' - Atletico's rejuvenated €60 million man defends style of play
Thomas Lemar knows better than anyone the power of Diego Simeone.
# tough night
De Bruyne gives Man City slender lead over stubborn Atletico
The midfielder’s second-half strike clinched a 1-0 win at the Etihad Stadium.
# clash of styles
Guardiola responds to critics who say he overthinks crucial Champions League ties
‘I always create new tactics and ideas, and tomorrow you will see a new one,’ promised the Man City boss ahead of their quarter-final first leg with Atletico Madrid.
# carefree
We need to play more like Elanga, says Man United boss Rangnick
The teenager came on as a substitute in the 75th minute and scored in the 80th.
# hot prospect
Teenager Elanga gets Man United out of jail to boost Champions League hopes
Atletico Madrid had to settle for a draw after missing some big chances.
# home away from home
'I feel as if I’m from Manchester; I just feel like anyone else from Manchester' - De Gea
David de Gea faces former club Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday.
All time
# La Liga
Simeone and Griezmann test positive at Atleti, Barca's Covid outbreak rises to 10 players
Philippe Coutinho, Sergino Dest and Abde Ezzalzouli are the latest players to contract coronavirus at the Catalan club.
# Mixed Fortunes
Karim Benzema stars for Real Madrid, frustration for Diego Simeone as Atletico's title hopes fade
All of the goals were scored in the opening 10 minutes at San Mamés Stadium.
# stuck in a rut
'There are two responses, depression or rebellion' - Simeone
The Atletico boss saw his side slump to a defeat in La Liga ahead of a crucial Champions League match.
# off form
Atletico fail to bounce back from Liverpool defeat as they capitulate in stoppage time
Meanwhile, Real Sociedad reclaimed top spot with a 2-0 win away at Osasuna.
# Basque Country
Real Sociedad return to top of La Liga, Atletico miss chance to move level with Real
Atletico Madrid conceded two penalties in a 2-2 draw with Levante.
# Rising Star
One of Europe's most sought-after strikers refuses to sign new deal at Fiorentina
21-year-old Serbian striker Dusan Vlahvoic has been linked with a number of the continent’s top clubs.
# feeling the squeeze
Barcelona's spending limit slashed by La Liga as Real Madrid tower ahead
Madrid’s cap will be €739m while Barca’s has been cut to just €97m as a result of their dire financial situation.
# uneasy alliance
'Morbid' reception for Antoine Griezmann after €40 million Atletico return
The forward was recently re-signed from Barcelona.
# Better call saul
Chelsea complete season-long loan move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez
The 26-year-old Spain international won La Liga with Diego Simeone’s side last season.
# Griez lightning
Griezmann completes shock deadline-day return to Atletico Madrid from Barcelona
French striker departs as Camp Nou clear-out continues.
# Investigation
Prosecutors ask for four to stand trial over Luis Suarez Italian test
The exam would have been the first step to procuring an Italian passport for the striker ahead of a move to Juventus which eventually fell through.
# Decision time
With his contract set to expire, Lionel Messi urged to stay at Barcelona
Luis Suarez has advised the Argentinian not to leave the Catalan club.
# uncertainty
Zinedine Zidane refuses to discuss Real Madrid future
The Spanish giants had to settle for second even after coming from behind to defeat Villarreal in their final game of the season.
# Hope
La Liga title race set for thrilling conclusion as Real Madrid keep up pressure
Atletico could still be crowned champions this weekend.
# Boost
Atletico Madrid edge closer to sensational La Liga triumph
Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correa made a dominant first-half count for their side.
# paying the price
Premier League's 'Big Six' among nine clubs sanctioned by Uefa over Super League project
However three clubs, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, continue to hold out.
# Dead in the water
Atletico Madrid and Italian clubs follow English exodus to leave Super League in ruins
The group of 12 is now down to just two — Real Madrid and Barcelona.
# blues cruise
Chelsea beat Atletico to reach Champions League last eight for first time since 2014
Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Emerson sealed an impressive win for the Blues.
# Support
Simeone backs €126 million forward to shine at Atletico Madrid
Joao Felix’s adjustment to life in Spain has not been without its bumps.
# Upset
Real Madrid close on top spot after Atletico stumble again
The defeat is only Diego Simeone’s side’s second in the league this season.
Suarez hits late winner as Atletico go seven points clear in Spain and Barcelona need extra-time for cup success
The Uruguayan striker scored twice as Atletico came from behind to beat Eibar 2-1.
# Betting
Trippier told friend to 'lump on' him joining Atletico Madrid from Spurs via WhatsApp
The England full-back was banned for 10 weeks and fined by the FA’s independent regulatory commission, although that has since been suspended pending an appeal.