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Atletico Madrid 2-0 Elche: Miranda & Costa strike late to send Simeone's side six points clear

The man who scored the winning goal in the 2013 Copa del Rey final produced another towering header to break the deadlock before the Rojiblancos' top scorer netted a penalty Miranda and Diego Costa were on target as Atletico Madrid beat plucky Elche 2-0 to go six points clear at the top of La Liga on Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Miranda, Raul Garcia, Thibaut Courtois, Diego Costa, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid

Yesterday | Sporting Life

SPAA Madrid19:30Elche

Atletico Madrid are working to the time-honoured cliche of playing each game as it comes as they close in on a first Spanish title since 1996.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sounder at Heart

Major Link Soccer: MLS set to announce Atlanta as 22nd team in league

MLS is making an announcement about the introduction of Atlanta into the league by releasing a video basically detailing the announcement.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, England World Cup, US Soccer, New England Revolution, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Fernando Torres, Steven Gerrard

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Telegraph

Risking it all for the title

Madrid: The deep gash to Diego Costa's shin suffered in Atletico Madrid's 2-0 La Liga win at Getafe on Sunday drove home the point that the leaders are putting everything on the line, including their own bodies, in pursuit of the title.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Mario Suarez, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Getafe 0-2 Atletico Madrid: Costa doubt for Chelsea clash after suffering freak injury

Diego Costa faces a race against time to be fit for A tletico Madrid's Champions League semi-final with Chelsea after suffering a freak injury in their victory over Getafe.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Mosquera, Colunga, Miranda, Koke

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Times of Oman

Five reasons Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona

Atletico Madrid's players celebrate after winning the UEFA Champions League quarter final football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs FC Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on April 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, Koke, Soccer Players, Diego Costa

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Real Madrid Lack Extra Gear for Bayern, Atletico Thinking About Playing Courtois

In the eyes of Barcelona fans, Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola is now the last bastion able to do some damage to Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals.


Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Ivan Rakitic, World Soccer, More Sports, Sevilla, Thibaut Courtois, Pizzi

Six reasons Atletico Madrid have become the European side every neutral loves to watch

Atleti have long stood in the shadow of their neighbours Real Madrid, but now they threaten to become the dominant force in Spain AND Europe, writes Alex Richards With a firebrand start to their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Barcelona on Wednesday evening, Atletico Madrid rumbled the reigning Spanish champions and come the end ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Alex, Falcao, Koke, Marcelo, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Atletico Madrid Beat Barcelona 1-0 To Reach Semis

Atletico Madrid reached their first semi-final in Europe's elite club competition for 40 years after a 2-1 aggregate success over Barcelona.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Koke, Raul Garcia, Lionel Messi, David Villa, Dani Alves

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Telegraph

Need to be courageous: Cesc

Madrid: Atletico Madrid playmaker Arda Turan is out of Wednesday's Champions League quarter final, second leg at home to Barcelona but forward Diego Costa has been included in the squad, the La Liga leaders said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Arda Turan, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid, Andres Iniesta, David Villa

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Atletico's Costa in fitness battle to face Barca

Atletico Madrid hope to have talismanic striker Diego Costa back fit against Barcelona on Wednesday when the La Liga leaders bid to pull off another Spanish surprise by reaching the Champions League semi-finals.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Arda Turan, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid, Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Daily Mail

Atletico Madrid 1-0 Villarreal: Raul Garcia helps Simeone tighten grip at the top of La Liga

Atletico Madrid ensured they would stay top of the Primera Division for another week with a 1-0 win over Villarreal at the Vicente Calderon, but Los Rojiblancos were made to sweat for the three points.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mateo Musacchio, Villarreal, World Soccer, More Sports, Koke, Raul Garcia, Tiago

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Neymar lets himself down with his diving, says Simeone

The Argentine says that the Brazil international goes to ground too easily, but he had nothing but praise for Diego Ribas after the midfielder's stunning strike at Camp Nou Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has lashed out at Neymar , claiming that the Barcelona forward had allegedly let himself down with his theatrics in Tuesday's 1-1 Champions ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Raul Garcia, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Andres Iniesta, Alexis Sanchez, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Ancelotti says Real will fight for La Liga title... just as Ronaldo...

Messi 1 Ronaldo 0: Barca to hand star man staggering new deal worth more than A 335,000 A WEEK Manchester United are 'absolutely certain' that Moyes is the right man despite team playing 'really badly' this year, reveals Charlton I can't believe how bad United were when we last faced them, blasts City star Fernandinho ahead of derby From Fergie to ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Soccer Players, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos