Tag Archives: Atlético Madrid

Atlético Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: “C’est la Vie,” Said the Champions

“I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.” A team not often praised for its work when backed into a corner sure did well when it was backed into a corner Saturday. … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Most Underrated League, Greg Dyke the Gawd, Football Hunger Games

It’s time for another edition of the EDIZD Mailbag! We have a PACKED mailbag this time around, and we got so many good questions that we couldn’t answer them all. (If your question does not appear here, it will be … Continue reading

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Tactics: Atlético Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid

Atlético Madrid dominated Real Madrid on their way to a massive 4-0 win at the Vicente Calderón today. The goals came from Tiago, Saul Ñiguez, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandžukić. Let’s take a look at how Diego Simeone’s men triumphed–in emphatic … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi Says “Shove It” to Crisis Talk

“Don’t throw shit at us from outside because that will only do us harm.” Damn, Lio. Calm down. — اللهو الخفي (@viagraofchaos) January 12, 2015 The funniest thing happened to me last week. You know what I saw on the Twitter … Continue reading

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Juanfran: Spectacularly Pedestrian

When football followers start listing off the best fullbacks in the world, it’s usually a list of some of the most athletic players in the game. David Alaba is one of the most diverse players in the game in terms … Continue reading

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Arsenal Hotspur FC

Note: This is a work of fiction. We are not in any way implying that North London’s two clubs should merge, despite it being really the best solution for everyone involved.  Crazy idea that just might work: What if Tottenham and Arsenal were to merge clubs? … Continue reading

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What We Learned from Atlético Madrid 0-1 Villarreal

Atlético should probably put their eggs in the Champions League basket. If you watch Diego Simeone’s men on at least a semi-frequent basis, then you know that he demands 110% effort from every player on the pitch, every match. And his players always comply. … Continue reading

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