Sergio Ramos tactical shift key to victory, says Iker Casillas
Sergio Ramos tactical shift key to victory, says Iker Casillas

 Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti`s decision to deploy defender Sergio Ramos in central midfield was the key to Wednesday`s 1-0 Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid, according to captain Iker Casillas.

UEFA must act if Dani Carvajal bite evidence conclusive: Gabi
UEFA must act if Dani Carvajal bite evidence conclusive: Gabi

 Atletico Madrid captain Gabi has called on UEFA to act if there is evidence Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal bit Atletico forward Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday`s Champions League quarter-final, first leg.

Dani Carvajal denies bite after blood battle with Mario Mandzukic
Dani Carvajal denies bite after blood battle with Mario Mandzukic

 The Champions League battle of Madrid left Atletico striker Mario Mandzukic with a bloodied face and controversy over whether he was bitten by Real defender Dani Carvajal.

Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic
Dani Carvajal lucky to escape punishment for punching Mario Mandzukic

Real Madrid fullback Dani Carvajal was lucky to escape without a red card after he threw a punch at Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday`s 0-0 Champions League quarter-final, first leg draw at the Calderon.

Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real
Champions League: Jan Oblak saves Atletico Madrid from dominant holders Real

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak produced a heroic performance to repel holders Real Madrid and help secure a 0-0 draw in their Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the Calderon on Tuesday.

Champions League, preview: Madrid giants gear up for fierce battle, Juve face Monaco
Champions League, preview: Madrid giants gear up for fierce battle, Juve face Monaco

Madrid giants Atletico and Real will renew hostilities at the Vicente Calderon in an epic Spanish quarter-final clash in the UEFA Champions League to be held on Tuesday. Also on the night Europe will witness Italian champions Juventus face a well knit Monaco side from France.

Mario Mandzukic fit for Real Madrid quarter-final
Mario Mandzukic fit for Real Madrid quarter-final

Atletico Madrid received a huge boost ahead of their Champions League quarter-final, first-leg against Real Madrid on Tuesday as Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic has been passed fit.

Lionel Messi wary of wounded Real Madrid
Lionel Messi wary of wounded Real Madrid

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has warned his team-mates not to take Real Madrid lightly, despite their contrasting form ahead of Sunday`s crucial La Liga clash at the Camp Nou.

Atletico Madrid suffer triple injury blow
Atletico Madrid suffer triple injury blow

Atletico Madrid were left counting the cost of their progression to the quarter-finals of the Champions League on penalties over Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday with three key players set for a spell on the sidelines.

Atletico Madrid look to home comforts to oust Leverkusen
Atletico Madrid look to home comforts to oust Leverkusen

Atletico Madrid will once again have to rely on their formidable home form as they look to overcome a 1-0 first leg deficit against Bayer Leverkusen to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday.

Atletico Madrid duo aim to keep goals flowing in Bayer Leverkusen
Atletico Madrid duo aim to keep goals flowing in Bayer Leverkusen

Atletico Madrid arrive at Bayer Leverkusen for Wednesday`s Champions League last 16, first leg, clash hoping for a sixth straight clean-sheet in Europe, with Mario Mandzukic and Antoine Griezmann hunting more goals.

Atletico thrash woeful Real 4-0 in Madrid derby
Atletico thrash woeful Real 4-0 in Madrid derby

 Atletico Madrid blew the La Liga title race wide open by extending their unbeaten run over Real Madrid to six games this season with a 4-0 thrashing of the European champions on Saturday.

Real, Atletico Madrid both win in La Liga
Real, Atletico Madrid both win in La Liga

Real Madrid remained on top of the Spanish Primera Liga after coming back from a goal down to defeat Real Sociedad 4-1 while rivals Atletico stayed in touch with the football league leaders with a 3-1 win over Eibar.

Mario Mandzukic a doubt for Madrid derby
Mario Mandzukic a doubt for Madrid derby

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic is doubtful for his side`s Copa del Rey last 16, second leg away to holders Real Madrid on Thursday due to a fever.

Cameroon midfielder Alex Song retires from international football
Cameroon midfielder Alex Song retires from international football

Cameroon midfielder Alex Song has announced retirement from international football following exclusion from his country's Africa Cup of Nations squad. He has not played for the national team since being sent off against Croatia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone pleased with improving Mario Mandzukic
Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone pleased with improving Mario Mandzukic

Filling the shoes of Diego Costa at Atletico Madrid was always going to be a tall order but coach Diego Simeone is pleased so far with the performances of Mario Mandzukic.

Atletico Madrid win to set up King's Cup clash with Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid win to set up King's Cup clash with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid will face holders Real Madrid in the last 16 of the King`s Cup after a double from Mario Mandzukic sealed a 5-2 aggregate victory over lower league Hospitalet on Thursday.

Atletico Madrid can beat anyone, says hat-trick hero Mario Mandzukic
Atletico Madrid can beat anyone, says hat-trick hero Mario Mandzukic

 Atletico Madrid are confident they can see off all-comers after last season`s beaten finalists swept into the Champions League knockout rounds with a game to spare, according to hat-trick hero Mario Mandzukic.

Diego Simeone praises Atletico Madrid progress
Diego Simeone praises Atletico Madrid progress

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone hailed his players for turning round a poor start to their Champions League campaign to qualify for the last 16 with a game to spare.

Mario Mandzukic hat-trick eases Atletico Madrid into last 16
Mario Mandzukic hat-trick eases Atletico Madrid into last 16

Spanish champions Atletico Madrid secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with 4-0 over Olympiakos on Tuesday thanks to a hat-trick from Mario Mandzukic.