Tag Archives: Diego Simeone

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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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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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: 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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