1. How a Scout on Holiday Turned Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann into a Star

    The business card was handed over long before Antoine Griezmann 's decisive goal for Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League semi-final at Bayern Munich...

    Ben Lyttleton Written by Ben Lyttleton about 4 months ago 37,312 reads 24 comments

  2. Grading the Champions League Final XIs Head-to-Head

    The UEFA Champions League final is nearly here, pitting Madrid's rivals, Atletico and Real, head-to-head...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 646 reads 9 comments

  3. Fernando Torres at His Personal Apex, Regardless of His Atletico Madrid Future

    There are UEFA Champions League finals, and then there are UEFA Champions League finals, it seems. Fernando Torres has been here before, but though Munich in 2012 might have been ...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 4 months ago 3,927 reads 4 comments

  4. Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid Sequel Will Be Nothing Like the Original

    They say sequels are never as good as the originals, and it's possible this one won't be as good either. Instead, it could be better...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 4 months ago 11,280 reads 96 comments

  5. Why Carrasco Should Miss out on Atletico Madrid Champions League Final Place

    Atletico Madrid are preparing for their UEFA Champions League final against city rivals Real Madrid , hoping to end the season on a major positive having just fallen short in the race for La Liga's title...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 4 months ago 4,772 reads 15 comments

  6. Picking a Combined Real-Atletico XI on Form This Season

    The all-Madrid UEFA Champions League final is nearly upon us, and some of the world's best players will be lining up in Milan on Saturday...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 2,896 reads 39 comments

  7. Who Starts the Champions League Final for Atletico Madrid, Gimenez or Savic?

    Given that the final match of their Liga season represented nothing more than a dead rubber for Atletico Madrid , the relentless Diego Simeone is probably pacing up and down ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 months ago 1,961 reads 5 comments

  8. Leicester and More: The Potential Champions League Surprise Packages in 2016/17

    As Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri famously said, “dilly ding, dilly dong” (as per the Mirror )...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 5 months ago 6,497 reads 7 comments

  9. Diego Simeone Defends Atletico Madrid Ahead of Champions League Final vs. Real

    Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has defended his team’s playing style ahead of the UEFA Champions League final against rivals Real Madrid , comparing his team to a ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 5 months ago 10,445 reads 46 comments

  10. Diego Simeone's Atletico Taking Europe by Storm, but This Is Not a Revolution

    It's been on T-shirts, banners, hats, mugs, political material and countless other things. Instantly recognisable, it has been described by the Maryland Institute of Art as "the ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 5 months ago 7,293 reads 25 comments

  11. Does Reaching the UEFA Champions League Final Secure Zinedine Zidane's Tenure?

    When managers take over midseason, it's not always clear what the expectations are. Sometimes, it's not even clear if the newly appointed boss is a permanent hire—for every Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool , there's a Gary Neville at Valencia...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 5 months ago 6,960 reads 25 comments

  12. Why Atletico Madrid Should Be Favourites in All-Madrid Champions League Final

    Given everything that has gone before, and the thousands upon thousands of articles that have mentioned Atletico Madrid in the same sentences as Leicester City ( here’s ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 months ago 5,181 reads 42 comments

  13. Cristiano Ronaldo Praises Zinedine Zidane, Talks Champions League Final and More

    Cristiano Ronaldo has hailed Zinedine Zidane for the " fantastic job" he has been doing as Real Madrid manager since taking over from Rafael Benitez in January and said he is eager for the Frenchman to stay in charge...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 5 months ago 8,158 reads 40 comments

  14. Burning Questions Entering Champions League Final

    We now know that the UEFA Champions League final will be an all-Madrid affair. In the video above, Bleacher Report's Dean Jones and Sam Tighe pinpoint four key questions that will be answered on May 28...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 1,464 reads 15 comments

  15. Real Madrid and Ronaldo Book Ticket to Milan, but Face Dilemma over Liga Push

    Barely an hour had passed following the full-time whistle, but already the focus was shifting. In the press room at the Santiago Bernabeu late on Wednesday night, Real Madrid ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 5 months ago 6,865 reads 35 comments

  16. Zidane Hasn't Improved Real Enough to Beat Atletico in Champions League Final

    And still it goes on. Heading into the final weeks of the season, none of Europe's finest have managed to knock a Spanish team out of either the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 9,759 reads 109 comments

  17. Champions League 2015-16 Prize Money: Club-by-Club Breakdown After Semi-Finals

    As well as earning the chance to fight it out for Europe's biggest prize, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid bagged a guaranteed €10.5 million (£8.3 million) in prize money by reaching the UEFA Champions League final...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 5 months ago 11,386 reads 34 comments

  18. Manchester City Fans Punched in Police Altercation During Real Madrid Match

    Manchester City fans appeared to be punched by Spanish police as they watched their side lose 1-0 to Real Madrid at the Bernabeu and crash out of the UEFA Champions League at the semi-final stage on Wednesday...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 5 months ago 10,981 reads 22 comments

  19. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City: Gareth Bale, Joe Hart Talk UCL Semi-Final Leg 2

    Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale has said he is unconcerned with how his team defeated Manchester City in the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League semi-final on Wednesday, as the Welshman's ...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 5 months ago 404 reads 0 comments

  20. Early Predictions for the Champions League Final

    We now know that the UEFA Champions League final will be an all-Madrid affair. In the video above, Bleacher Report's Dean Jones and Sam Tighe give their predictions for the showpiece event...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 4,728 reads 77 comments

  21. Champions League Final 2016: Date, Venue, Predictions for Real Madrid V Atletico

    Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will meet in the 2016 UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, May 28, at the historic San Siro Stadium in Milan—as manager Diego Simeone's men ...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 5 months ago 12,997 reads 1 comments

  22. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City: Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo React to Win

    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane revealed that he sees the UEFA Champions League final as a "50-50" fixture, after Los Blancos booked their spot in the showpiece against ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 5 months ago 13,089 reads 79 comments

  23. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City: Grades for Attacking Quartets

    Real Madrid have knocked Manchester City out of the UEFA Champions League and secured their place in the final. In the video above, Bleacher Report's Dean Jones grades both teams' attacks...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 1,817 reads 13 comments

  24. Real Madrid vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Champions League

    Real Madrid beat Manchester City 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to secure passage to the UEFA Champions League final. They'll face cross-city rivals Atletico Madrid in Milan on May 28...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 months ago 11,666 reads 130 comments

  25. Champions League Results 2016: Top Scorers, Odds After Semi-Final Leg 2 Scores

    Real Madrid are the favourites to lift the 2016 UEFA Champions League trophy after they confirmed their spot in the final on Saturday, May 28 at the San Siro Stadium in Milan...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 5 months ago 4,906 reads 12 comments