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Barça Comes Back to Tie with Atletico Madrid in Supercopa First Leg

FC Barcelona's big acquisition of the summer, Brazilian phenom Neymar, scored midway through the second half here Wednesday to salvage a tie for the defending La Liga champs against a dynamic Atletico Madrid in the first leg of Spain's Supercopa. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Looks to Take Down Fc Barcelona at Supercopa

The first Spanish soccer title of the 2013-2014 season - the Supercopa - is up for grabs starting Wednesday, with Atletico Madrid trying to pull off a big upset against powerhouse FC Barcelona. continue reading »

David Villa Passes Atletico Madrid Medical Tests

Spanish international David Villa, the latest acquisition of Atletico Madrid, passed his medical, the capital club said Tuesday. Villa arrived in Madrid late Monday, just hours after FC Barcelona announced his transfer to Atletico in a deal that is potentially worth up to 5.1 million euros ($6.55 million). continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Heads to Copa del Rey Finals with Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid played to a 2-2 draw with Sevilla here Wednesday in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal, which was sufficient to win 4-3 on aggregate and advance to the final. continue reading »

Copa del Rey Semis: Atletico Madrid Grabs 2-1 Win Over Sevilla FC

Atletico Madrid edged Sevilla 2-1 here Thursday in an exciting, hard-fought first leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal. Three players were ejected and all three goals came on penalties. continue reading »

FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid Join Real Madrid, Sevilla in Copa del Rey Semis

Apparently unbothered by the absence of injured star Radamel Falcao, Atletico Madrid was dominant here Thursday in a 1-1 draw with Real Betis, advancing to the Copa del Rey semifinals by 3-1 on aggregate. continue reading »

Atletico Cleans Up Agianst Betis in 2-0 Copa del Rey Quarterfinal Win

Atletico Madrid beat Real Betis 2-0 here Thursday in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal matchup. The home side prevailed thanks to first-half offensive firewor continue reading »

Real Madrid Loses First Copa del Rey Match

Real Madrid lost 2-1 on the road Wednesday to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their round-of-16 clash in the Copa del Rey, but the reigning cup-holders can still advance to the quarterfinals with a win here next week. continue reading »

Celtic Shocks Barcelona in Champions League Match

Offensive powerhouse FC Barcelona ran into a determined defense Wednesday in Glasgow, where Celtic pulled off a 2-1 upset in the fourth round of group play in the Champions League. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Launches Campaign to Make Falcao FIFA’s Player of the Year

Atletico Madrid has launched a campaign promoting Colombian striker Radamel Falcao's bid to become the 2012 FIFA world player of the year. The Spanish soccer club uploaded a video Friday in support of the player on its Web site and also created the hashtag #UnTigreDeOro for use on social-networking sites, a reference to the player's nickname "El Tigre" (The Tiger). continue reading »

Colombian Striker Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid Scores Impressive Goal (VIDEO)

During Atletico Madrid's match against American de Cali over the weekend, Colombian futballer Radamel Falcao scored a goal that can only be described as the impressive. continue reading »