Antoine Griezmann singled out for praise after debut home goal
Antoine Griezmann singled out for praise after debut home goal

Atletico Madrid`s 5-0 Champions League win at home to Malmo on Wednesday may have been engineered by playmaker Koke but coach Diego Simeone reserved the most effusive praise for forward Antoine Griezmann.

Atletico Madri without Tiago Cardoso for key European clash
Atletico Madri without Tiago Cardoso for key European clash

Atletico Madrid will be without the services of midfielder Tiago Cardoso and defender Cristian Ansaldi when they take on Swedish side Malmo in the Champions League Wednesday night.

Juventus as good as Barcelona, Real Madrid: Diego Simeone
Juventus as good as Barcelona, Real Madrid: Diego Simeone

Aletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Italian champions Juventus are as good as Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid despite his side inflciting Juve`s first defeat of the season in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

Champions League: Atletico desperate for win in Juventus clash
Champions League: Atletico desperate for win in Juventus clash

Last season`s Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid are in desperate need of three points to kick-start their European campaign when Italian champions Juventus visit the Spanish capital on Wednesday.

Miranda lifts Atletico Madrid up to second in La Liga

Atletico Madrid moved up to second in La Liga as Miranda scored the only goal in a 1-0 win away to Almeria on Wednesday.

La Liga Preview: Frantic week of football action in Spain
La Liga Preview: Frantic week of football action in Spain

A frantic week of football activity, starting Friday, will test the strength in depth of all Spanish clubs in the La Liga.

Frantic week of football action in La Liga
Frantic week of football action in La Liga

A frantic week of football activity, starting Friday, will test the strength in depth of all Spanish clubs in the La Liga.

Atletico undone by inability to take chances: Diego Simeone

Failure to take their chances in the first half scuppered Atletico Madrid in their 3-2 reverse at Olympiakos Piraeus in Tuesday`s Champions League Group A opener, according to Atletico coach Diego Simeone.

Atletico undone by inability to take chances: Diego Simeone

Failure to take their chances in the first half scuppered Atletico Madrid in their 3-2 reverse at Olympiakos Piraeus in Tuesday`s Champions League Group A opener, according to Atletico coach Diego Simeone.

Atletico still a work in progress, says coach Diego Simeone
Atletico still a work in progress, says coach Diego Simeone

A rousing 2-1 La Liga victory at Real Madrid on Saturday may suggest otherwise, but Atletico Madrid are still rebuilding after losing several key players in the close season, coach Diego Simeone said on Monday.

'Special' Diego Costa is in good team: Jose Mourinho
'Special' Diego Costa is in good team: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea's new recruit Diego Costa scored a hat-trick against visiting Swansea at Stamford Bridge to help Blues lead the league table by two points and to the elation of manager Jose Mourinho. After the match, Mourinho hailed Costa as a 'special' player.

La Liga: Diego Simeone's valiant troops are shining in Spain
La Liga: Diego Simeone's valiant troops are shining in Spain

Diego Simeone's men gained supremacy over 'galácticos' starred Real Madrid for the second time in less than a month. Atletico's working class heroes carried forward the philosophy of grit and determination installed by their master, Simeone. The 2-1 win at the Santiago Bernabeu, gives La Liga champions much needed boost in early part of the season.

Carlo Ancelotti failing to find Real Madrid's missing balance
Carlo Ancelotti failing to find Real Madrid's missing balance

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti insisted that his star-laden side needs to find a balance between attack and defence as they were again humbled by local rivals Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

Diego Simeone gets tactics right, Atletico beat Real in Madrid derby
Diego Simeone gets tactics right, Atletico beat Real in Madrid derby

Despite having to watch from the stands due to a touchline ban, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone got his tactics spot on again as his side claimed another win at city rivals Real Madrid on Saturday.

Early Liga boost on offer for old Madrid foes Real, Atletico
Early Liga boost on offer for old Madrid foes Real, Atletico

A seventh Madrid derby of the year tops the bill as Spain`s four Champions League representatives face off on Saturday ahead of the kick-off of their group stage campaigns in midweek.

Diego Simeone handed eight-match ban for Super Cup fracas

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was handed an eight-match touchline ban by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Monday following his dismissal and angry reaction in the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid last Friday.

Atletico Madrid capable of another title challenge

Just days after claiming his side couldn`t challenge Spanish football`s elite for another season, Diego Simeone`s words were shot down by another stellar performance and trophy for his Atletico Madrid side on Friday.

Diego Simeone still believes league title defence impossible

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone saw his side beat Real Madrid 1-0 Friday night to clinch the Spanish Supercup 2-1 on aggregate but reiterated a day later that it was impossible for his side to compete with their rivals FC Barcelona and Real over a full season.

Mario Mandzukic leads Diego Simeone`s valiant troops perfectly

If there was anyone who could pay dividends of Atletico Madrid`s attacking potency, it is none other than Mario Mandzukic. The Croat, a summer signing from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, rose to the occasion on Friday as he helped his side beat Real Madrid 1-0 to win the Super Cup at the Vincente Calderon. A trophy to start the season with, will be of immense joy to coach Diego Simeone and his working class heroes.

Mario Mandzukic hands Atletico Madrid Super Cup win over Real

Atletico Madrid gained some measure of revenge for their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid by beating their city rivals 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon on Friday to win the Spanish Super Cup 2-1 on aggregate.