Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late equaliser as Real Madrid avoided a bruising derby defeat at Spanish title rivals Atletico Madrid with a 2-2 draw on Sunday.Monday, 3 March, 2014, 10:08am
Atletico will pay €2.1 million this season, a further €2 million if the player continues to play at the Calderon in the 2014/15 season, and another one million if he extends his contract to 2016, Barca said in a statement.9 Jul 2013 - 9:16am
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho described his side's season as the worst of his trophy-laden, colourful career after Atletico Madrid edged a 2-1 extra-time Spanish Cup triumph.19 May 2013 - 4:26am
Atletico Madrid captain Gabi believes his side have a great opportunity to end their hoodoo against neighbours Real Madrid when they host the Spanish champions this weekend.27 Apr 2013 - 5:01am
Dutch coach Guus Hiddink said yesterday that he had not ruled out extending his time at Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala - despite saying he would quit at the end of the season.5 Mar 2013 - 4:37am
Bayern Munich beat holders Borussia Dortmund 1-0 courtesy of a spectacular Arjen Robben goal to move into the German Cup semi-finals after failing to defeat their rivals in the last six encounters.1 Mar 2013 - 4:53am
Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao was delighted with his side’s effort as they set up a Spanish Cup final with Real Madrid after a 2-2 draw away at Sevilla saw them progress 4-3 on aggregate.
“To be in the final is very important for Atletico. We are happy and proud,” he told Telecinco.
“I am very happy for the work and effort shown by the whole team.”29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A Lionel Messi penalty rescued Barcelona as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia before their lead at the top was cut to nine points when Atletico Madrid clinched a 1-0 win over Real Betis.
The four-time World Player of the Year extended his record scoring run to 12 matches in the league with a penalty after 39 minutes with Valencia having taken the lead through Ever Banega.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Goalkeeper Iker Casillas came off the bench for 10-man Real Madrid who needed a second half double from Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Real Sociedad 4-3 while leaders Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 win over Espanyol.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
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With Real Madrid trailing by 11 points, Barcelona's closest threat is from Atletico Madrid who they face today, and midfielder Xavi Hernandez feels it is an opportunity to dent their title aspirations.15 Dec 2012 - 3:00am
Atletico Madrid take on derby rivals Real Madrid this weekend aiming to pile up the pressure on under-fire coach Jose Mourinho whose team already trail leaders Barcelona by 11 points.1 Dec 2012 - 2:47am
Lionel Messi struck twice as Barcelona won 4-0 at Levante on Sunday to remain three points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga.
Messi’s goals were both laid on by Andres Iniesta who also hit the target himself before supplying Cesc Fabregas for the fourth.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Atletico Madrid held firm in second place in La Liga, three points behind leaders Barcelona, after beating Getafe 2-0 at home on Sunday.
Adrian Lopez and Arda Turan got first-half goals for Atletico in a Madrid derby that they controlled from start to finish.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
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