Diego Simeone News
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sevilla's draw against Celta Vigo gives Real Madrid the chance to move six points clear at the top on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
Atletico said Simeone and 2018 World Cup-winner Griezmann were asymptomatic and isolating along with Koke, Hector Herrera and Joao Felix.
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
Defeat would see Atletico Madrid miss out on the knockout stage for only the second time during Diego Simeone's near decade-long tenure.
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
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
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.
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
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.