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What next for Atletico Madrid after Champions League exit

What next for Atletico Madrid after Champions League exit

Having just moved into a new 310 million euro ($367 million) stadium at the Wanda Metropolitano, which will host next season's Champions League final, and broken the club`s transfer record to bring Diego Costa back to the Spanish capital in January, an early Champions League exit is also an untimely financial blow.

Dec 06, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Diego Costa is in very good state of mind: Diego Simeone

Diego Costa is in very good state of mind: Diego Simeone

Costa officially joined his former club on September 26, after three years at Chelsea, but he will not be able to play with La Liga side until January due to a FIFA ban.

Sep 30, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Fernando Torres extends deal with Atletico Madrid for an extra year

Fernando Torres extends deal with Atletico Madrid for an extra year

Torres joined Atletico`s academy at the age of 11, and went on to score 91 goals in 244 games for the senior team from 2001-2007.

Jul 06, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
Champions League semi-final 2nd leg: Diego Simeone convinced Atletico Madrid can pull off miracle against Real Madrid

Champions League semi-final 2nd leg: Diego Simeone convinced Atletico Madrid can pull off miracle against Real Madrid

Simeone`s men must pull off a remarkable comeback in Wednesday`s second leg to avoid being dumped out of the Champions League for a fourth straight season by their cross-city rivals.

May 06, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
Diego Simeone claims he rejected 35 million euro offer to leave Atletico Madrid last year

Diego Simeone claims he rejected 35 million euro offer to leave Atletico Madrid last year

Spanish media reported that Simeone was alluding to an offer from French champions Paris St Germain, who appointed Spaniard Unai Emery in June.

Mar 23, 2017, 21:31 PM IST
La Liga: Atletico Madrid stun Celta Vigo 3-2; Sevilla edge past Las Palmas 1-0

La Liga: Atletico Madrid stun Celta Vigo 3-2; Sevilla edge past Las Palmas 1-0

Antoine Griezmann scored a late winner when he flicked header in at the near post in the 89th.

Feb 13, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
Copa del Rey:  Atletico Madrid advance to semi-finals despite 2-2 draw against Eibar

Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid advance to semi-finals despite 2-2 draw against Eibar

Atletico boss Diego Simeone left top scorer Antoine Griezmann, whilst Diego Godin and Koke were also left on the bench

Jan 26, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
Copa del Rey: Neymar penalty helps Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 1-0; Atletico Madrid edge past Eibar 3-0

Copa del Rey: Neymar penalty helps Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 1-0; Atletico Madrid edge past Eibar 3-0

Barca hadn`t won in their last eight meetings at Anoeta with coach Luis Enrique describing their 1-1 draw back in November as "almost a miracle".

Jan 20, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid cruise into quarter-finals despite losing 3-2 against Las Palmas

Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid cruise into quarter-finals despite losing 3-2 against Las Palmas

Atletico Madrid secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey 4-3 on aggregate.

Jan 11, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
La Liga 2015-16: Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann named player of the season

La Liga 2015-16: Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann named player of the season

The World Player award, which goes to the best non-European player as selected by fans, went to Barcelona star and Uruguayan international Luis Suarez.

Oct 25, 2016, 14:19 PM IST
La Liga: Two missed penalties can`t stop table-topping Atletico Madrid

La Liga: Two missed penalties can`t stop table-topping Atletico Madrid

After weathering a fast start from Valencia with former Manchester United winger Nani particularly dangerous, Atletico went on to control the majority of the game.

Oct 02, 2016, 18:52 PM IST
Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho should manage Spain and Portugal: Diego Simeone

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho should manage Spain and Portugal: Diego Simeone

Simeone has long been linked with Argentina national team`s job but Edgardo Bauza was recently named as the coach.

Aug 20, 2016, 21:30 PM IST
Champions League: After knocking out Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid ready to write history

Champions League: After knocking out Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid ready to write history

Diego Simeone`s Atletico, who can still win La Liga this season, eliminated Champions League holders Barcelona in the last round and their win over Bayern, who were chasing a treble, will further boost their confidence going into the final.

May 04, 2016, 08:26 AM IST
Champions League semi-final: Atletico madrid vs Bayern Munich - Preview

Champions League semi-final: Atletico madrid vs Bayern Munich - Preview

For Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola winning the Champions League would justify his three years at the club which are coming to an end this season with his move to England's Manchester City.

Apr 27, 2016, 09:21 AM IST
Diego Simeone hails Atletico Madrid values after knocking FC Barcelona out

Diego Simeone hails Atletico Madrid values after knocking FC Barcelona out

Simeone praised his working class heroes for making themselves strong with the tools they have.

Apr 14, 2016, 08:19 AM IST
Champions League, quarters: FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid – Possible Line-ups, date, time, venue, TV listing

Champions League, quarters: FC Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid – Possible Line-ups, date, time, venue, TV listing

Barcelona will be wary of Atletico given their form and good run in La Liga.

Apr 05, 2016, 13:04 PM IST
Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid in feisty encounter to move clear in Spain

Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid in feisty encounter to move clear in Spain

South American super stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored in a space of eight minutes to give Luis Enrique's side all three points and move clear of Atletico in the table.

Jan 30, 2016, 23:00 PM IST
Tiago breaks leg during Atletico Madrid victory

Tiago breaks leg during Atletico Madrid victory

Tiago, 34, was carried off in the first half after attempting to tackle Espanyol`s Marco Asensio and taken straight to hospital.

Nov 29, 2015, 17:37 PM IST
Juanfran Torres claims Atletico Madrid will win Champions League soon

Juanfran Torres claims Atletico Madrid will win Champions League soon

Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran Torres on Thursday said the Spanish football club will win the European Champions League soon, noting that this season "will be better than the last".

Oct 22, 2015, 22:54 PM IST
Antoine Griezmann double fires Atletico Madrid top of La Liga

Antoine Griezmann double fires Atletico Madrid top of La Liga

Atletico Madrid moved to the top of La Liga as Antoine Griezmann`s double handed them a 2-0 win over Getafe on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 07:56 AM IST