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Barcelona stumbles again, held 0-0 at home by Getafe

Published: February 12, 2018

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MADRID (AP) — Barcelona stumbled for the second consecutive weekend in the Spanish league after being held 0-0 by Getafe on Sunday as Atletico Madrid moved within seven points of the leaders. After needing a late equalizer to avoid defeat against crosstown rival Espanyol in the previous round, Barcelona couldn’t find the net against midtable Getafe at Camp Nou Stadium.


Welcome back, Costa

Published: January 19, 2018

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It wasn’t just Atletico Madrid who missed Diego Costa; La Liga did as well. But he’s back now and, in typical style, his return to Spain’s top flight has been full of goals, snarls and differently-coloured cards. Sid Lowe »


Spain police arrest man accused of stabbing Atletico fan

Published: January 19, 2018

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MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing an Atletico Madrid fan before a Copa del Rey match. Authorities said the 40-year-old suspect was taken into custody early Thursday and will be charged with attempted murder. He is accused of stabbing a 22-year-old man three times in a fight near the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium before Atletico’s 2-1 loss to Sevilla in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Wednesday.


Man United behind Barcelona in race to sign Antoine Griezmann – sources

Published: January 9, 2018

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Manchester United face a battle to convince Antoine Griezmann to move to Old Trafford if they decide to reignite their interest this summer,


Barcelona director admits contact with Atleti’s Antoine Griezmann ‘possible’

Published: December 17, 2017

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Barcelona’s director of institutional relations, Guillermo Amor, says it’s possible the club have been in contact with Antoine


Chelsea grab draw vs. Atletico but could regret not topping group

Published: December 5, 2017

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LONDON — Three thoughts from Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge…


Man United suffer late Basel loss, Juve-Barca stalemate, PSG rout

Published: November 22, 2017

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Manchester United conceded a late goal to lose 1-0 to Basel in Group A of the Champions


Barcelona’s perfect La Liga start ends in draw

Published: October 15, 2017

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Barcelona couldn’t quite snatch a winner, but it will probably be pleased to come away with a point at Atletico Madrid.


Messi’s next trick? Beating Atletico

Published: October 13, 2017

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Lionel Messi put Argentina in the World Cup and now returns to lead Barcelona. After a long international break, his club side face a trip to Atletico’s new stadium with the goal of preserving their league lead. Easy, right


Ronaldo has come a long way

Published: October 6, 2017

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On Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo is back in World Cup qualifying action. Portugal’s game against Andorra is exactly 15 years since their superstar captain scored his first professional goal for Sporting. Mark Ogden »


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