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Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA: Ban threat as Juventus star under investigation

Cristiano Ronaldo vs UEFA Could Cristiano Ronaldo be banned for Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinals? That possibility has increased on Monday after UEFA have confirmed they’ve opened an investigation against the Juve star. Ronaldo is facing a punishment for “improper conduct” in the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. Gianluca Di Marzio has confirmed that a final decision on the Ronaldo matter will be taken on March 21. UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Cristian...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Cristiano, Gary Neville, Turin, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Juve


Griezmann Wants To Leave Atletico Madrid – Again

Antoine Griezmann has reportedly started to regret his decision to turn down Barcelona in the summer and is hoping he can secure a move to the Nou Camp come the end of the season. The French forward was strongly linked with the Catalan club but would go on to announce he was committing himself to Atletico Madrid in a documentary entitled ‘The Decision’, signing a new deal until 2023. However, he now believes he made a mistake with Atletico exiting the Champions League and once again struggling ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, La Liga, Real Madrid, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Barca, Athletic Bilbao, Turin, Antoine Griezmann, Sky Italia, Atletico


Spanish women’s league sets attendance record for club game

MADRID (AP) — The match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday set a world record for the highest attendance at a women’s soccer club match, the Spanish league said. The league said that 60,739 people turned out at Atletico’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium to see the hosts lose 2-0 to Barcelona. Barcelona cut two-time defending […]
Tags: News, Sports, Barcelona, Ap, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Atletico, Barcelona Barcelona, Wanda Metropolitano Stadium


Barcelona restart efforts to sign Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann

Barcelona & Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann A potentially enormous transfer rumour broke on Saturday night via L’Equipe. It was announced that Barcelona have made a new approach to sign Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann. The main points revealed by L’Equipe include (a) Barcelona have offered Griezmann a salary of €16m a year net, and (b) Griezmann is being offered a contract until 2024. Griezmann’s Atletico contract So how likely is it that Griezmann leaves Atletico to join Barce...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robin Van Persie, Atletico Madrid, Mesut Ozil, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Luis Suarez, Man United, Barca, Camp Nou, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann, Leo Messi, Atletico


Zidane enjoys winning start but Atletico beaten in Bilbao

Madrid (AFP) – Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid’s outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win over Celta Vigo on Saturday but La Liga’s title race could well be over after... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Celta Vigo, Zidane, Afp, Atletico, Bilbao


Real Madrid fans rejoice as Isco and Navas return to starting XI vs Celta Vigo

Supporters of Real Madrid have flooded to social media to react to the news that Isco, Keylor Navas and Marcelo have returned to their side’s starting XI. Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo Los Blancos are set to welcome Celta Vigo to the Bernabeu this afternoon, for a La Liga clash. The matchup of course marks Real’s first following the return of Zinedine Zidane, with the French tactician having replaced Santi Solari on the bench in the Spanish capital earlier this week, less than 12 months after his ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Champions League, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Thibaut Courtois, Man City, United, Copa Del Rey, Courtois, Isco, Celta Vigo, Marcelo, Bernabeu


Record crowd expected for women’s game in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A record crowd is expected to attend a women’s soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday. Atletico says no more tickets are available for the Spanish league match at the 68,000-capacity Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. The crowd will likely be the largest ever for a club-level women’s match in Europe, beating […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Spain, Barcelona, Ap, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Atletico, Wanda Metropolitano


Atletico chief pledges support to Simeone

Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone has been given the backing of Atletico Madrid’s chief executive Miguel Angel Gil, after the club’s disappointing exit from the Champions League.  Atletico lost 3-2 on aggregate to Juventus in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Miguel Angel Gil


“Ronaldo’s an extraordinary footballer, but Messi is a genius” – Capello

Fabio Capello is team Messi Former England boss Fabio Capello has claimed while Cristiano Ronaldo ‘has made himself a champion’, Lionel Messi ‘is a genius’. It’s been a big week for both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Both players faced crunch Champions League clashes against Atletico Madrid and Lyon and needed to step up. Safe to say, both players did just that. Meanwhile, Messi took centre stage as Barcelona thrashed Lyon 5-1, securing their place in the next round. Now, that age-old d...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sky, Juventus, Fabio Capello, Atletico Madrid, Messi, Ac Milan, Lyon, Atletico, Allianz Stadium


“Home we smash them”: Evra reveals pre-Atletico Ronaldo messages

Ronaldo confident as always Patrice Evra has released his conversation with Cristiano Ronaldo before Juventus’ incredible comeback victory over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Juventus were 2-0 down in the first leg thanks to goals from Jose Maria Gimenez and Diego Godin. Diego Simeone also caught the headlines after his incredible cojones celebration.  Then, Ronaldo trolled Atletico Madrid of their lack of Champions League trophies which caused a bit of a storm.  That meant that the second leg was...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Manchester United, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Messi, Leo Messi, Atletico, Soo, Patrice Evra, Evra, Allianz Stadium


Barcelona vs Juventus: Leo Messi hails ‘awesome & magical’ Cristiano Ronaldo

Barcelona vs Juventus Barcelona and Juventus are the last remaining sides for Spain and Italy in the Champions League draw. Barcelona cruised through to the final eight in midweek with a 5-2 home win over Lyon. As for Juventus, they claimed their spot following a tremendous 3-0 comeback against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Cristiano Ronaldo stole the plaudits for Juve. The Portuguese striker scored a hat-trick to complete a 3-2 aggregate win. Leo Messi scored twice and chipped in with two assist...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Soccer, Liverpool, Italy, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Cristiano, Sergio Aguero, Luis Suarez, Messi


Shocker for Juventus: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League ban fears

Juventus 3 – Atletico Madrid 0 Juventus booked their spot in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 home win over Atletico Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo lead Juve to a remarkable comeback win after the Bianconeri lost 2-0 in Spain. Prior to this week’s match, Ronaldo had only scored once in the Champions League. Ronaldo has been the leading scorer in the Champions League in the past six seasons. View this post on Instagram ...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Real Madrid, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Cristiano, Turin, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Juve


Atletico fall short again in latest bid to upset the odds

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid have suffered yet more Champions League heartache but this time the soul-searching could be deeper and longer-lasting.  Out of the Copa del Rey and adrift in La Liga, Atletico had... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Afp, Atletico, La Liga Atletico, Madrid AFP Atletico Madrid


Pep Guardiola fearful of Cristiano Ronaldo after Atletico Madrid

Man City & Juventus Tuesday was a brilliant night for Manchester City and Juventus in the Champions League. City blew Schalke off the park as the Manchester crowd were treated to a 7-0 victory. In Turin, Juventus staged one of the great Champions League comebacks against Atletico Madrid. Atletico, known for their defensive prowess, were 2-up from the first leg. However Cristiano Ronaldo scored his eight Champions League hat-trick to lead Juventus into the final eight. ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester, Champions League, Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Schalke, Man City


Pep Guardiola reveals his Bayern Munich vs Liverpool prediction

Man City 7 – Schalke 0 Man City stormed into the quarterfinals of the Champions League on Tuesday night. Schalke lost 3-2 at home in a tighter affair than many had expected. However City put on a show in the second leg as they scored seven goals in a rout. Sergio Aguero scored twice. Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus also found the target. Bayern Munich vs Liverpool So far three Premier League sides are in the last eight of the Champions League. Tottenh...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Barcelona, Munich, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich, Sergio Aguero, Jurgen Klopp, Schalke, Man City, Psg, Pep


Hat-trick hero Ronaldo goads Atletico with Simeone crotch-grabbing celebration

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo lifted Juventus into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday with a spectacular hat-trick, and then goaded his old enemy Atletico Madrid by mimicking Diego Simeone’s crotch-grabbing celebration on front of the Spanish fans. The 34-year-old Portuguese superstar scored two headers and a late penalty to clinch a place in Friday’s last-eight draw with a dominant display and 3-2 aggregate victory by the Italian champions in Turin. After scoring the deci...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Real Madrid, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Turin, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Former Real Madrid, Simeone


Football world reacts in awe as ‘Mr. Champions League’ Cristiano Ronaldo leads Juventus past Atletico Madrid

Viewers of Juventus’ miraculous Champions League comeback versus Atletico Madrid have flooded to social media tonight to pay tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo. Juventus vs Atletico The two sides went head to head at the Allianz Stadium a short time ago, in the second-leg of their Champions League last-16 showdown. Atletico headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to book their spot in the tournament’s quarter-finals, on the back of their dominant and thoroughly-deserved 2-0 win at the Wan...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Madrid, Diego Godin, Rio Ferdinand, Turin, Federico Bernardeschi


Ronaldo crushes old enemy Atletico to put Juventus in Champions League quarter-finals

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular hat-trick to fire Juventus into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday that saw his side claim a thrilling tie... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Afp, Atletico, Turin Italy


Fans take aim at VAR (again) following early disallowed Juventus goal vs Atletico

Viewers of the clash between Juventus and Atletico Madrid have flooded to Twitter to question VAR, after the Bianconeri had an early strike chalked off for a questionable foul on Jan Oblak. Atletico’s advantage The two sides are currently locked in action in Turin, in the second-leg of the high-profile Champions League last-16 tie between the European heavyweights. Visitors Atleti headed into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to advance to the competition’s quarter-finals, having secured ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Diego Godin, Roma, Turin, Antoine Griezmann, Madrid Spain, Atletico, Martin Murray


Cristiano Ronaldo reaches (another) remarkable milestone vs Atletico

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo this evening became the first player to reach a remarkable goalscoring milestone in UEFA competition, after finding the net during the first-half of the Italian champions’ clash with Atletico Madrid. Juventus vs Atletico Juve and Atleti are currently locked in action at the Allianz Stadium, in the second-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. Diego Simeone’s visitors came into proceedings in firm control of the tie, having secured a richly-deserved 2-0 ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Champions League, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Diego Godin, Turin, Federico Bernardeschi, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Allianz Stadium


Bernardeschi partners Ronaldo ahead of Dybala for Atletico comeback attempt

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo will be joined up front by Federico Bernardeschi and Mario Mandzukic as Juventus fight to come from two goals down and keep their Champions League campaign alive against Atletico... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Mario Mandzukic, Federico Bernardeschi, Afp, Atletico, Dybala, Turin Italy, Bernardeschi, Atletico Visit


From soft touch to European force - why I would love to see Atletico reach Champions League final

An ambitious club with down-to-earth people, Atletico Madrid have become one of Reshmin Chowdhury's favourite European heavyweights.
Tags: News, Atletico Madrid, Atletico, Reshmin Chowdhury


Where to find Juventus vs. Atletico Madrid on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Juventus vs. Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League, you’ve come to the right place. Turner and Univision’s coverage of the UEFA club competitions continues Tuesday with their broadcast of Juventus vs. Atletico Madrid. FOX Sports no longer has the rights, so if you want to watch the game on TV in English, TNT is the way to go. Match: Juventus vs. Atletico Madrid Kickoff: Tuesday, 4pm ET Looking to watch Juventus vs. Atletico Madri...
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Simeone not drawn on Zidane return as Atletico prepare for Juventus

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone isn't concerning himself with the return of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, with his own side's clash with Juventus on the horizon.
Tags: News, Soccer, Real Madrid, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Diego Simeone, Zidane, Atletico, Simeone


Juventus not just Ronaldo, says Atletico coach Simeone

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone warned on Monday that there was more to Juventus than striker Cristiano Ronaldo as the Spanish side look to “seize their opportunity” in Turin and maintain... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Turin, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Turin Italy AFP Atletico Madrid


Atletico boost/Juventus blow: Diego Godin fit as Douglas Costa ruled out

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has confirmed that Diego Godin will be fit to start in his side’s showdown with Juventus tomorrow night. Juventus vs Atletico Madrid Atleti are set to travel to Turin for the second-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with the Bianconeri. Los Colchoneros will head into the matchup as overwhelming favourites to advance to the competition’s quarter-finals, having secured a deserved 2-0 victory in the tie’s first-leg in Madrid on the 20th of February. L...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Ac Milan, Madrid, Diego Godin, Costa, Douglas Costa, Turin, Antoine Griezmann


Teen Kean could be Juventus’ secret weapon against Atletico

MILAN (AP) — After a relatively quiet couple of years, Juventus forward Moise Kean could make a surprise appearance against Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16. Kean, who turned 19 less than two weeks ago, was given his first Serie A start of the season on Friday with […]
Tags: Milan, News, Sports, Ap, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Atletico, Kean, Moise Kean


‘Get ready to come back!’ – Ronaldo carries Juve hopes against Atletico

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Juventus’s Champions League hopes are hanging on Cristiano Ronaldo pulling off another sensational comeback as the Italians trail 2-0 to defensive specialists Atletico Madrid going into the last 16, second-leg tie... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Afp, Atletico, Juve, Turin Italy


Morata finding his feet after Atletico offer fresh start

Madrid (AFP) – Alvaro Morata has made a habit of looking lost and aggrieved during five years wandering Europe’s biggest clubs but in Atletico Madrid he may finally have found one to call home. Three... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Afp, Atletico, Morata, Alvaro Morata


Atletico beat Leganes with energy to spare for Juventus

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid had one eye on Juventus but did just enough to scrape past Leganes 1-0 on Saturday and keep their La Liga title hopes alive.  Antoine Griezmann was taken off at... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Juventus, Antoine Griezmann, Afp, Atletico, Madrid AFP Atletico Madrid, Leganes