Tag Archives: Atlético Madrid

LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 11: Girona on a roll, Eibar pelted and an offside hat trick

Friday Turns out it’s really hard to ring up 25 percent possession and win a football match. Getafe learned this the hard way at Real Betis, who came back from a 2-0 deficit to draw 2-2. Barça reject Cristian Tello was brilliant … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 10: Sarabian Nights, Girona do the thing, Atlético do theirs

Saturday Valencia continued its pulsating start to the season with a 2-1 win at rock-bottom Alavés. Giovanni de Biasi’s men gave los Che the ball, but they still managed to score off two errors: a giveaway which resulted in a Simone Zaza strike … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 9: Los Che go off as Leganés move into fifth, Las Palmas hit the rocks

Changing things up a little this week, as I’ll be going day-by-day and giving my reaction to things that happened on Saturday, Sunday and Monday as opposed to giving a game-by-game breakdown. Saturday Getafe scored another golazo in what is becoming … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 8: Valencia do it again, Atleti-Barça, BakamBOOM

Espanyol 0-0 Levante. The visitors had to scramble quite a bit to keep their clean sheet in one of the weekend’s two goalless games. Just the way I like it. Athletic Club 1-0 Sevilla. An ugly goal secured a huge … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 7: Closed doors at Camp Nou, Valencia on fire, Villarreal recover

Happy international break!!!1! The table: Results:  Celta Vigo 3-3 Girona. Celta striker Maxi Gomez has been awesome since his arrival from Uruguay’s Defensor this summer, but his side have won just one of the four games he’s scored in. Big point … Continue reading

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LaLiga Thoughts, Matchday 6: Four-goal games galore

The table:  Results: Atlético Madrid 2-0 Sevilla. Atlético have kept three clean sheets in the last four and have held an opponent to zero shots on target twice in that span. I tipped Yannick Carrasco to notch 15 league goals this … Continue reading

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Kalinić Fueling Fiorentina’s Scudetto Push

The most fascinating Serie A season in years is just over two months old and has a clash between top-three sides on Sunday afternoon. Roma, in third place, are no strangers to these high-profile fixtures. Say what you will about … Continue reading

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