Atletico's title hopes take massive hit with lifeless draw at Espanyol

BARCELONA, Spain -- Atletico Madrid's dwindling hopes to defend the Spanish league title took another blow after a 0-0 draw at Espanyol on Saturday. Atletico dominated the match until defender Miranda earned a direct red card for smashing his arm into Abraham Gonzalez's head in first-half injury time. Espanyol controlled possession the rest of the way, but needed goalkeeper Kiko...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Griezmann scores hat-trick for Atletico Madrid in win over Athletic Bilbao

Antoine Griezmann scored his first hat-trick for Atletico Madrid as the champions came from behind to win 4-1 at Athletic Bilbao. Mikel Rico had put the Basques ahead in the 17th minute at a highly charged San Mames, but Griezmann levelled for the champions right at the start of the second half. Tiago Mendes then won a hotly contested penalty which Raul Garcia converted, and with...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Atletico signs midfielder Raul Garcia to extension

Atletico Madrid has signed midfielder Raul Garcia to a contract extension that ties him to the club until 2018. Garcia has settled in at Atletico this season, scoring 14 goals in all competitions as the 27-year-old Spanish midfielder has been an effective player off the bench for Diego Simeone's squad. Garcia joined Atletico in 2007 and has helped the club to Europa League and...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Atletico too hot for Valladolid

Raul Garcia scored and set up Diego Costa's 21st Spanish league goal of the season on Saturday, helping Atletico Madrid rebound from a three-game losing run by beating Valladolid 3-0 at home and provisionally go top outright. Barcelona needs a victory over Rayo Vallecano later to pull even with Atletico, while Real Madrid will have to wait until Sunday's game at Getafe to try and...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Atletico sets up date with rival Real

Atletico Madrid will play crosstown rival Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals after coming from behind for a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, sending the visitors through 3-1 on aggregate. Bilbao had yet to be beaten in 12 games at its new San Mames Stadium, and it appeared set to turn around its 1-0 first-leg loss after Aritz Aduriz scored in the 45th minute. But...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Copa del Rey: Atlético top Valencia

Goals from Diego Godin and Raul Garcia helped Los Colchoneros into the quarter-finals on TuesdayThe post Copa del Rey: Atlético top Valencia appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Atletico beats Porto to dump it out of Champions

Atletico Madrid denied FC Porto a chance to reach the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory to close out Group G on Tuesday. Raul Garcia turned to score a tight-angled volley in the 14th minute before Diego Costa scored his 19th goal of the season in the 37th for unbeaten Atletico to finish top of the standings with 16 points. Porto hit the woodwork several times and...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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