1. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of 2016: Nos. 5-1

    It has been an interesting year for Atletico Madrid but ultimately one of missed opportunities. May’s Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in Milan—their ...

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  2. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of 2016: Nos. 6-10

    2016 has been an interesting year for Atletico Madrid , but ultimately it will be viewed as one of missed opportunities...

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  3. Old and New Combine to Help Atletico Madrid See off a Rocky 2016 in Style

    In many ways it has been a standout year for Atletico Madrid . There was another Champions League final—their second in three years, but only the third in their entire ...

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  4. 3 Youngsters Who Can Break into the Atletico Madrid 1st Team in 2017

    It has been an up-and-down year for Atletico Madrid , full of high highs and pretty low lows. But the key to a lot of their success has been a consistency of selection from manager ...

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  5. Both Las Palmas Victory and Winter Break Are Now so Crucial for Atletico Madrid

    Few top-flight sides in Europe needed a win as much as Atletico Madrid on Saturday. The miserable 3-0 loss at Villarreal on Monday would still have been uppermost in the minds ...

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  6. Why Antoine Griezmann Could Be Starting His Long Goodbye to Atletico Madrid

    Perhaps because we’re reminded almost daily of there being more important events in the world, this year’s Ballon d’Or ceremony seemed to be a bit more muted than last year’s...

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  7. Atletico Madrid's Season Reaches a New Low with Embarrassing Villarreal Defeat

    There’s no hiding from this one. No shrugging it off and pretending that it was just a blip, or just a temporary drop-off in form. It has long become much more than that...

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  8. Atletico Madrid Should Beat Leverkusen as More UEFA Champions League Fun Beckons

    If an Atletico Madrid supporter's first thought upon seeing the draw for the Champions League last 16 were to check the Bundesliga table, then they'd have been pleased with what they found...

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  9. Why Victory over Villarreal Can Be the Boost Atletico Madrid's Season Needs

    While most of the attention has been on the teams that Atletico Madrid have struggled to keep pace with at the top of the table this season, perhaps they should also start to worry about the sides below...

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  10. Would Managing Inter Milan Be the Right Next Step for Diego Simeone?

    It was February 2013, and while Diego Simeone was plotting a Copa del Rey success with Atletico Madrid —which would morph into an unforgettable title triumph the following season—he still had something else on his mind...

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  11. Bayern Munich Defeat Won't Bother Diego Simeone but Gives Him Food for Thought

    Atletico Madrid are no strangers to failing to live up to the standards set by Barcelona and Real Madrid , but some heights are higher than others...

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  12. 3 Atletico Madrid Fringe Players Who Would Benefit from a Start at Bayern Munich

    Atletico Madrid ’s La Liga campaign might not be going to plan, but things are a lot different in the Champions League...

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  13. Atletico Madrid Are in Real Danger of Seeing This La Liga Season Pass Them by

    Failing to take your chances is always a recipe for disappointment in football, but when presented with a golden opportunity to haul themselves back into relevance in La Liga this season, Atletico Madrid responded by struggling to get a sight of goal...

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  14. Picking a Best Atletico Madrid XI Using Only 1 Player of Each Nationality

    Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence over this century has been built on some excellent players, and those names have been drawn from all four corners of the globe...

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  15. Remembering Chapecoense's Former Atletico Madrid Player Cleber Santana

    “In every life I’ll get to live, I’ll love you all the same.” And with that he was gone...

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  16. Grading Atletico Madrid's Major Summer Signings on Their Seasons so Far

    It has been an up-and-down season for Atletico Madrid , who have been excellent at times but have struggled at others...

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  17. Atletico Madrid Found Themselves Again During Vital Osasuna Victory

    Well that was a lot better, wasn’t it? If Atletico Madrid were glum after the defeat to city rival Real last week, then they managed to lift that gloom on Sunday afternoon, ...

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  18. Atletico Madrid Can Rely on Firefighter Tiago to Help Them Get Back on Track

    Such is the way of the world, the news of Bayern Munich's shock Champions League defeat at Rostov would have filtered through to the Vicente Calderon before Atletico Madrid took on PSV Eindhoven there on Wednesday evening...

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  19. Can Diego Simeone Find the Solutions to Atletico Madrid's Alarming Drop in Form?

    Diego Simeone has led Atletico Madrid into so many wonderful football arenas during his five years as the club’s manager, but right now Leganes’ tiny Estadio Municipal de Butarque is looking like one of the more significant...

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  20. After Real Madrid Defeat, Are Atletico Madrid's La Liga Hopes Already Over?

    Madrid is a vibrant, bustling city. There really isn 't much that stays still for long. Climb up from the Metro and onto the Puerta Del Sol, and you'll see a largely youthful ...

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  21. Atletico Madrid Handed a Humbling Lesson That Hints at Even Tougher Times Ahead

    The opposition were obviously better, their players more revered and more expensive to both purchase and then keep at the club thanks to their huge wages, but there can be no doubt about this...

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  22. Atletico Madrid Need to Embrace the Sense of Occasion in Huge Madrid Derby

    At the risk of sounding like one of those Christmas-themed commercials that are increasingly infiltrating our television screens, this isn’t just any old Madrid derby. It’s a big Madrid derby...

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  23. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Players of the 21st Century: Nos. 5-1

    Atletico Madrid have had some wonderful players in the 21st century, but who are the best? We’ ve taken a look at the top 10, and after starting with Nos. 10-6 on Monday , we conclude here with the final five...

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  24. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Players of the 21st Century: Nos. 10-6

    Atletico Madrid have had some wonderful players in the 21st century, but who have been the best? We'll take a look at the top 10 this week, starting here and concluding with the top five on Wednesday...

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  25. Atletico Madrid's 10 Greatest Games of the 21st Century: No. 1

    With club football taking yet another international break, we’ve taken the opportunity to look back at Atletico Madrid ’s rise to prominence during the 21st century through some of the matches that made them what they are today...

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