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Atlético Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes late as Real escape from bruising Madrid derby with a draw

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

Barcelona agree to sell David Villa to Atletico for US$6.5m

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

Jose Mourinho has 'worst season' as Real Madrid lose cup final to Atletico

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 look to end 14 years of derby pain

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

Soccer Digest, March 5, 2013

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

Short Soccer, March 1, 2013

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 set up all Madrid final for Spanish Cup

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

Lionel Messi penalty saves Barca at Valencia

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

Ronaldo rescues Madrid, Barca cruise to victory

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

Short Soccer, December 23, 2012

Ibrahimovic opens floodgates for PSG

23 Dec 2012 - 3:43am

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