Tag Archives: Atlético Madrid

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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La Liga Data Table #1

Thirteen rounds of La Liga 2014-15 have passed us by, and it’s been an explosive 13 rounds. Atlético’s quest to hang onto the league crown, Real Madrid’s unbridled dominance, Barcelona’s three world-class forwards trying to get along, Valencia’s resurgence, David … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Week 9

It’s time for another edition of the Liga BBVA roundup! Lots to discuss from over the weekend, so let’s get started… – There’s only one place we can start this week, and that would be in Madrid…with Getafe 0-1 Atlético! … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #3: Champions League Matchday Three

Here we are, folks, the third edition of the EDIZD Hangout, recorded Wednesday. Some notes: 1. If you haven’t watched one of these before: yes, this is normal hangout length. 2. I made a mistake when I said Atlético Madrid … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup, Week 7: A Statement of Intent

This La Liga season has been bonkers already: Cristiano Ronaldo is scoring everything, Barcelona have yet to concede a goal, and Eibar looks like the most impressive Basque club in the league. So what did we learn this week? Plenty. … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Weeks 5-6

Just like Diego Simeone, the roundup is back after an extended break. Don’t blame us, though. Blame the wonky schedule. There were a lot of games played over the last two weeks. Here are some of the highlights: Atletico Madrid … Continue reading

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La Liga Roundup: Week 3

-We begin this week’s La Liga roundup in–where else–Madrid, where defending champions Atlético defeated Real 2-1. Arda Turan came on for Gabi just after the hour and notched the winner 15 minutes later following a beautiful dummy by Raúl García. The victory … Continue reading

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