Atletico and Luis Suarez held again in Spanish league

Soccer Oct 4, 2020

Atletico and Luis Suarez held again in Spanish league

The excitement and euphoria over Luis Suarez didn't last very long for Atlético Madrid. Two consecutive scoreless draws quickly dampened the hype surrounding Atletico's new attack after it had opened the season with an impressive 6-1 victory over Granada. Atletico and Suarez struggled again on Saturday, ...

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Soccer Dec 16, 2019

Liverpool to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

Reigning champions Liverpool will return to the scene of last season's Champions League triumph after they were drawn against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the competition on Monday, with Manchester City to face 13-time winners Real Madrid. Jurgen Klopp's side will travel to ...

Atletico, Atalanta reach last 16 as Bayern cruise past Spurs

Soccer Dec 12, 2019

Atletico, Atalanta reach last 16 as Bayern cruise past Spurs

Atletico Madrid claimed the final spot in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday with a 2-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow, after Atalanta completed an impressive comeback in Group C to qualify. Bayern Munich sealed consecutive victories over Tottenham with a 3-1 success at the ...

Torres hopes to put Tosu on map

Soccer / J. League Jul 15, 2018

Torres hopes to put Tosu on map

Fernando Torres wants to put the small southwestern city of Tosu on the soccer map, the former Atletico Madrid and Liverpool striker said Sunday. Speaking at a press conference shortly after landing at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, the new star for J. League side Sagan Tosu ...

Soccer Feb 3, 2016

Guangzhou snaps up Atletico striker Martinez

Guangzhou Evergrande has signed striker Jackson Martinez from Atletico Madrid for a bumper transfer fee of €42 million ($46 million), the south China club confirmed on Wednesday. The Colombia international, who has inked a four-year deal, will link up with fellow South Americans Paulinho and ...

Atletico Madrid holds off Tosu on penalties

Soccer Aug 1, 2015

Atletico Madrid holds off Tosu on penalties

Atletico Madrid labored past Sagan Tosu 4-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in a preseason friendly for the Spanish side at Best Amenity Stadium on Saturday. Diego Simeone's side, which finished third behind Barcelona and Real Madrid in La Liga last season, led through ...

Soccer / J. League Jun 23, 2015

Atletico Madrid to face Sagan Tosu on Asian tour

Atletico Madrid announced Monday they will play the J. League's Sagan Tosu in a summer friendly in Japan as part of their Asian tour. The game will be held Aug. 1 at Best Amenity Stadium in Tosu, Saga Prefecture. Atletico were third behind Barcelona and ...

Soccer Aug 5, 2014

Atletico Madrid looking into Kagawa

Reigning Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid is launching a bid to acquire Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa along with his teammate Javier Hernandez, The Guardian said in its online edition Monday. The Guardian said that a transfer deal for both players would be in excess ...