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UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Simeone aims dig at Guardiola after Atletico, Manchester City players' fight
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UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Simeone aims dig at Guardiola after Atletico, Manchester City players' fight

Police entered the tunnel after full-time as the scuffles continued between the players, with video footage showing Atletico's Stefan Savic shouting at City's Jack Grealish while an incensed Sime Vrsaljko had to be held back from confronting Kyle Walker

Champions League: Manchester City advance to semis after holding Atletico Madrid to goalless draw in fiery 2nd leg clash
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Champions League: Manchester City advance to semis after holding Atletico Madrid to goalless draw in fiery 2nd leg clash

City will now face Real Madrid, with Liverpool up against Villarreal in the other semi-final to complete an all Spanish-English line-up in the last four.

Champions League: Kevin De Bruyne gives Manchester City slender lead over stubborn Atletico Madrid
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Champions League: Kevin De Bruyne gives Manchester City slender lead over stubborn Atletico Madrid

Guardiola sent on Phil Foden midway through the second half and his sublime pass teed up De Bruyne to finally reward City for their territorial dominance.

Champions League: Manchester City have better players than us, says Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone
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Champions League: Manchester City have better players than us, says Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone

Atletico are the underdogs heading into the first leg in Manchester on Tuesday but Simeone's side have history for upsetting the odds, not least when they defeated Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich in 2016.

Champions League: Bruno Fernandes says Manchester United have 'more identity' under Ralf Rangnick; Diego Simeone wary
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Champions League: Bruno Fernandes says Manchester United have 'more identity' under Ralf Rangnick; Diego Simeone wary

United face Atletico Madrid in the last 16 on Wednesday, with both teams enduring disappointing seasons heading into the first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Champions League: Struggling Atletico Madrid look to reignite the fire against Manchester United
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Champions League: Struggling Atletico Madrid look to reignite the fire against Manchester United

Amid all the soul-searching and despair, there have been pockets of resistance, a handful of rare but uplifting performances dotted across a miserable season, each of them sparking hope that a corner was about to be turned.

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid stunned by last-place Levante at home
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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid stunned by last-place Levante at home

Atletico Madrid stayed fifth, tied on points with fourth-place Barcelona, who have a game in hand. League leaders Real Madrid are 15 points ahead.

LaLiga: Barcelona go fourth after beating Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid sneak past Granada
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LaLiga: Barcelona go fourth after beating Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid sneak past Granada

A statement victory returns Xavi Hernandez's side into the top four for the first time since September, with Atletico now two points behind in fifth.

LaLiga: Late goals help Atletico Madrid stun Valencia, Sevilla held by Celta Vigo
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LaLiga: Late goals help Atletico Madrid stun Valencia, Sevilla held by Celta Vigo

Sevilla's draw against Celta Vigo gives Real Madrid the chance to move six points clear at the top on Sunday.

LaLiga: Barcelona and Atletico Madrid turn attention to race for top four
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LaLiga: Barcelona and Atletico Madrid turn attention to race for top four

Barca's hopes of winning a trophy this season were dealt two blows in a week after they followed up defeat by Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup with a surprise loss to Athletic Bilbao on Thursday in the Copa del Rey.

Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid dumped out of Spanish Cup by Real Sociedad
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Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid dumped out of Spanish Cup by Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad join Mallorca, Rayo Vallecano, Cadiz, Valencia and Real Betis in the quarter-finals, with Real Madrid facing Elche and Barcelona playing at Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.

Spanish Super Cup: Athletic Bilbao down Atletico Madrid to reach final
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Spanish Super Cup: Athletic Bilbao down Atletico Madrid to reach final

Nico's goal secured a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Atlético Madrid on Thursday and sent Athletic Bilbao into its second consecutive Spanish Super Cup final.

LaLiga: Atletico coach Diego Simeone, Antoine Griezmann among five COVID-19 cases at club
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LaLiga: Atletico coach Diego Simeone, Antoine Griezmann among five COVID-19 cases at club

Atletico said Simeone and 2018 World Cup-winner Griezmann were asymptomatic and isolating along with Koke, Hector Herrera and Joao Felix.

LaLiga: 10 years of Diego Simeone, how he turned the Colchoneros into one of Europe’s top clubs
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LaLiga: 10 years of Diego Simeone, how he turned the Colchoneros into one of Europe’s top clubs

The Argentine is the longest-tenured coach in any of Europe’s top five leagues and has won eight trophies during his decade in charge

Champions League: ‘I have full confidence in my team,’ says Simeone as Atletico face Porto in must-win clash
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Champions League: ‘I have full confidence in my team,’ says Simeone as Atletico face Porto in must-win clash

Defeat would see Atletico Madrid miss out on the knockout stage for only the second time during Diego Simeone's near decade-long tenure.

LaLiga: Real Sociedad back on top after Basque derby draw, Atletico Madrid keep pace
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LaLiga: Real Sociedad back on top after Basque derby draw, Atletico Madrid keep pace

Just as Real Sociedad were contemplating opening a three-point advantage over Real Madrid and Sevilla at the top, Athletic Bilbao levelled in stoppage time

Champions League: Diego Simeone calls for Atletico Madrid to 'evolve and change'
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Champions League: Diego Simeone calls for Atletico Madrid to 'evolve and change'

Atletico Madrid have managed only two wins from their last six games in all competitions

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid edge Elche as fans return to Wanda Metropolitano Stadium; Real Madrid held by 10-man Levante
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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid edge Elche as fans return to Wanda Metropolitano Stadium; Real Madrid held by 10-man Levante

Atletico won 1-0 at home in the return of fans to the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Sunday, becoming the only team with two wins to begin the league.

LaLiga: Atletico Madrid sign Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul from Udinese
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LaLiga: Atletico Madrid sign Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul from Udinese

Atlético said De Paul joined the club on a five-year contract. He had been with Italian club Udinese since 2016.

LaLiga: From Zinedine Zidane to Vicente del Bosque, 10 legends who have won league as player and manager
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LaLiga: From Zinedine Zidane to Vicente del Bosque, 10 legends who have won league as player and manager

It’s not easy to win the LaLiga title as a player or a coach, and it’s even harder to win it as both a player and a coach. In fact, only a handful of stars have achieved over the years.