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Real Madrid failed to win for a second straight game and missed the chance to go top of La Liga

Real Madrid failed to capitalise on Barcelona’s surprise 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao on Saturday as they were thwarted by two outstanding saves by Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak in an entertaining 0-0 derby draw in La Liga. Real goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois also made two exceptional saves to frustrate Atletico strikers

ATLETICO MADRID WIN

Atletico Madrid beat minnows Huesca 3-0 in La Liga thanks to three first-half goals. Diego Costa unselfishly set Antoine Griezmann up for the opener. Thomas Partey blasted in from distance and Koke added a third goal as his 30-yard pass flew straight into the net with Angel Correa unable to get a

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid scrape past newly promoted teams

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid were both made to work hard for narrow 1-0 victories over newly-promoted duo Real Valladolid and Rayo Vallecano on Saturday. Ernesto Valverde’s side were second best for large parts of their visit to the Jose Zorilla, however a second half strike from Ousmane Dembele ultimately proved the

REAL LOSE TO ATLETICO IN SUPER CUP

Real Madrid began life without Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with defeat in the first ever Uefa Super Cup derby as Atletico Madrid scored twice in extra time. Two excellent late goals from Koke and Saul sealed victory for Atletico after the game ended 2-2 in normal time. It was Real's first match

ATLETICO MADRID COMPLETE COSTA

Atletico Madrid have completed the outright signing of Diego Costa from Chelsea. AS reports Atletico has now triggered the €50m permanent option in their deal with Chelsea for the striker. Atletico paid €5m for last season's loan, plus a further €10m in bonuses. And now the permanent option has been taken up. Diego

ARSENAL LOSE TO ATLETICO MADRID

  Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Antonio Adan saved three penalties and scored the winning kick as Arsenal lost their International Champions Cup match. The 31-year-old, who was a half-time substitute, had a remarkable debut in Singapore after signing from Betis. Arsenal teenager Emile Smith-Rowe cancelled out Luciano Vietto's opener to take the game to

Antoine Griezmann future to be decided “this week”

Barcelona-linked striker Antoine Griezmann has revealed that a decision on his Atletico Madrid future is close to being formally made. The 27-year-old wants the uncertainty to end prior to the World Cup finals, where he will be representing France for at least the next two-and-a-half weeks. Griezmann is under contract with Atletico

Messi urges Antoine Griezmann to join Barcelona

Lionel Messi has backed the club's pursuit of Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann has been heavily linked with a summer move to the Camp Nou following a number of public declarations from staff and players at the club suggesting that they would like to see him join the Spanish champions. The 27-year-old recently insisted that

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