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Simeone is Atlético’s secret weapon

El Cholo remains true to himself — consistent, totally committed and prepared to graft — and these values are retained by the team The post Simeone is Atlético’s secret weapon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Champions League, Diego Costa, Atletico Madrid, Uefa, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Top Six, El Cholo

Atletico Madrid: How Diego Simeone has reinvented Chelsea's Champions League opponents

Renowned for building a team with grit and resilience, Diego Simeone has revitalised Atleti with attacking football - how has he done it?
Tags: Football, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone, Atleti

From grit and discipline to attack and goals - how Simeone has reinvented Atletico

Renowned for building a team with grit and resilience, Diego Simeone has revitalised Atleti with attacking football - how has he done it?
Tags: News, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Atleti

Eurofiles: 'The best manager in the world?' Why Diego Simeone and Atletico Madrid are the perfect fit

BBC Sport looks at the reasons behind Diego Simeone's successful 10 years at Atletico Madrid, with the club leading city rivals Real Madrid in this season's La Liga title race.
Tags: Football, Bbc, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone


Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea preview here on the channel tonight and I honestly believe that Thomas Tuchel needs to change the way we are playing if we are to get a result against Diego Simeone's side - one of the most organised in Europe.   For me, the 3-4-3 formation doesn't work and if anything, takes away one of the real strengths of our squad - natural width with our wingers in Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech. Playing in a 4-2-3-1 formation (against their three-man defence and one holdi...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Champions League, Atletico Madrid, Latest, Timo Werner, Diego Simeone, Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic, Simeone, Thomas Tuchel, Tuchel, Kai Havertz, Chelsea Daft

Makeshift Real Madrid edge closer to Atletico after Getafe win

Madrid (AFP) – A depleted Real Madrid gained ground on Atletico Madrid on Tuesday by beating struggling Getafe 2-0 in La Liga. Madrid were without nine first team players, prompting Zinedine Zidane to adopt an unfamiliar 3-5-2 formation, with Marcelo and the 20-year-old Marvin Park as wing-backs. Karim Benzema and Ferland Mendy scored the goals at Valdebebas, with Mendy’s finish teed up by his fellow left-back Marcelo, who revelled in his new role. Madrid’s victory puts them in sight of Atletic...
Tags: England, Sport, Barcelona, Park, Soccer, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Atalanta, Zinedine Zidane, Madrid, Sergio Ramos, Mallorca, Getafe, Karim Benzema, Celta Vigo, Marcelo

Atletico Madrid 2-0 Sevilla: Diego Simeone's side extend La Liga lead

Atletico Madrid stretch their advantage at the top of La Liga to four points with a 2-0 win over Sevilla.
Tags: Football, La Liga, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Diego Simeone

Suarez double fires Atletico clear at La Liga summit

Madrid (AFP) – Luis Suarez scored twice from close range in a 3-1 victory for Atletico Madrid against Elche on Saturday to move Diego Simeone’s side three points clear at the top of La Liga.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Madrid, Suarez, Elche, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, La Liga Visit

Champions League Draw: Barcelona v PSG

Barcelona were drawn against Paris Saint-Germain in the standout tie of the Champions League round of 16 on Monday morning. The clash means that, if fit, Neymar will return to Camp Nou. The last time these teams met in the competition produced one of the most memorable matches in Champions League history as Barca — inspired by Neymar — won the round-of-16 second-leg clash 6-1 to recover from a 4-0 first-leg defeat. Neymar left in the summer of 2017, and this will be his first return. Cristiano R...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, La Liga, Liverpool, Old Trafford, Real Madrid, Portugal, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus

Sociedad cede La Liga lead to Atletico after Alaves draw

Madrid (AFP) – Real Sociedad were unable to regain first place in La Liga on Sunday night when they were held to a goalless draw at Basque rivals Alaves. Deprived of injured captain Mikel Oyarzabal, top scorer in La Liga with seven goals, Sociedad were unable to breach the home defence. The draw dropped them one point behind Atletico, who on Saturday beat Valladolid 2-0 for a seventh straight Liga victory. Earlier on Sunday, Villarreal also lost ground with a 0-0 draw at home to Elche. Villarre...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Sevilla, Villarreal, Cadiz, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Liga, Real Madrid Real Madrid, Sociedad, Valladolid, Mikel Oyarzabal, Alavés

Barca lose again as Zidane gets breathing space

Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi’s Barcelona suffered a fourth defeat of the campaign with a 2-1 loss at Cadiz, while Real Madrid eased the pressure on Zinedine Zidane with their first league win since October following a 1-0 victory at Sevilla. Barca remain a distant seventh, 12 points off leaders Atletico Madrid after struggling against promoted Cadiz. Barca coach Ronald Koeman made three changes from the midweek win at Ferencvaros with goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, at fault for both goals at ...
Tags: Europe, Bono, Spain, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Manchester City, Real Sociedad, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi, Atletico Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Sevilla

Simeone sweats on Suarez ahead of Bayern test

Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone said Monday he is awaiting news on Luis Suarez’s recovery from Covid-19 as Atletico Madrid prepare for the Champions League visit of already-qualified Bayern Munich. The European champions thrashed Atletico... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez, Madrid, Suarez, Diego Simeone, Afp, Bayern, Simeone, Atletico Visit, Bayern Munich The

Atletico beat Valencia to move level with leaders Sociedad

Valencia (Spain) (AFP) – Atletico Madrid moved level with La Liga leaders Real Sociedad on Saturday after edging a tight contest at Valencia 1-0 that extends their domestic winning streak to six matches. Diego Simeone’s... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Real Sociedad, Valencia, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Sociedad, Valencia Spain AFP Atletico Madrid

Atletico reaping the rewards as Felix finds his feet

Madrid (AFP) – “It’s clear that he’s growing,” said Diego Simeone, after Joao Felix scored his third and fourth goals in five days last month to put Atletico Madrid within touching distance of the top... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Diego Simeone, Afp, FELIX, Atletico, João Félix

Arsenal Transfer News: Gunners Complete £45m Deal For Midfielder

Arsenal have signed Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on a long-term deal after paying his 50m euros (£45.3m) release clause. Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 24, has moved in the opposite direction and joined the La Liga side on loan. The 27-year-old Ghana midfielder made 35 league appearances and scored three goals for Diego Simeone’s side as they finished third in La Liga last season. Arsenal have been linked with Partey, who has 29 international caps, throughout the summer transfer window...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Transfers, Atletico Madrid, Lille, Uruguay, Madrid, Europa League, Mikel Arteta, Lyon, Ghana

Suarez and Costa ‘can play together’ says Simeone

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that he would not play Diego Costa and Luis Suarez together. The 33-year-old forward Suarez joined Atletico after six seasons at Barcelona with... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Diego Costa, Luis Suarez, Suarez, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Madrid AFP Atletico Madrid

Suarez can take Atletico to a different level, says Simeone

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Luis Suarez can lift the club to new heights and said his new signing will be in the squad to face Granada on Sunday.  Suarez has... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Luis Suarez, Suarez, Granada, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Madrid AFP Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid manager tests positive for coronavirus

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating.
Tags: Football, Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone

Leizpig’s Nagelsmann faces Tuchel reunion after besting Mourinho, Simeone

Lisbon (AFP) – Having already outwitted Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone in the Champions League, RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann now faces Paris Saint-Germain and Thomas Tuchel, who helped spark his coaching career 12 years... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Jose Mourinho, Lisbon, Leipzig, Diego Simeone, Afp, Paris Saint Germain, Thomas Tuchel, Julian Nagelsmann, Leizpig, Mourinho Simeone

Atletico’s new era brings familiar failings as Simeone doubts return

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid were outplayed and out-thought by Leipzig on Thursday in Lisbon and at the end of another deflating season, Diego Simeone faces accusations he is out of date.  In a mirror... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Lisbon, Leipzig, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone

‘So much pressure’: Simeone defends Atletico after Champions League exit

Lisbon (AFP) – Diego Simeone said Atletico Madrid were weighed down by the pressure and intensity of a long season as they crashed out of the Champions League on Thursday against Leipzig.  Leipzig will play... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Lisbon, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Leipzig Leipzig

Stars aligning for Atletico with Champions League glory not so far away

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid’s triumph over Liverpool in March was a throwback to a more celebrated past under Diego Simeone but five months on and the Champions League offers them a very real opportunity... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Madrid AFP Atletico Madrid

Leipzig boss Nagelsmann eager to avoid clashing with ‘dynamite’ Simeone

Lisbon (AFP) – RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann wants to keep cool in Lisbon should sparks start to fly with “dynamite” Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone during Thursday’s Champions League quarter-final. Both Nagelsmann, 32, and... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Lisbon, Leipzig, Diego Simeone, Afp, Simeone, Julian Nagelsmann, Nagelsmann

Atletico coach Simeone speechless after Griezmann's brief cameo for Barca

Diego Simeone was asked about former Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann following Tuesday's 2-2 draw at Barcelona.
Tags: News, Sports, Atletico Madrid, Barca, Antoine Griezmann, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Griezmann

Simeone’s assistant Burgos to leave Atletico

Madrid (AFP) – Diego Simeone’s long-time assistant German Burgos confirmed on Wednesday he will leave Atletico Madrid at the end of the season to pursue a career as a head coach.  Known for his tough... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atletico Madrid, Madrid, Diego Simeone, Afp, Atletico, Simeone, Burgos

Una pesada herencia de selección: la Argentina, en el podio de las copas con telarañas

El vozarrón cavernoso del 'Coco' Basile estalla, y lleva una queja de bandoneón: "No, no, no lo puedo creer. ¡Ya van más de 25 años! Es un karma, porque mirá que merecimos ganar algunas copitas en el medio, tuvimos mala suerte, eso... mucha mufa", y extiende el lamento arrabalero. Él era el técnico cuando la selección argentina disfrutó su último título en 1993. "Jamás me hubiese imaginado que después de ese gol no ganaríamos nada más. Es tristísimo. Pero tiene que servirnos como un ba...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Roy Hodgson, Lionel Messi, Bobby Robson, Argentina, Wembley, Fabio Capello, Gareth Southgate, Uruguay, Gary Lineker, Diego Maradona, Kun, Diego Simeone, Robson, Basile

Mercato: Icardi To Atletico Madrid?

There was a point not that long ago when we pictured Diego Simeone managing Mauro Icardi. Expect we envisioned it taking place at Inter and not in Spain. And that is a possibility now as Atletico Madrid are reportedly stepping up their interest in Icardi, as Simeone views him as the idea replacement for Diego Costa According to Tuttosport writes that Simeone has already been in touch with Icardi’s wife and agent Wanda Nara regarding a move for the 27-year-old. Wanda has been adamant that Icardi...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, La Liga, Italy, Serie A, Transfers, Diego Costa, Atletico Madrid, Uruguay, Inter Milan, Madrid, Wanda, Edinson Cavani, Mauro Icardi, Diego Simeone

Paddy Harper: On life in the time of coronavirus

Between load-shedding and the Covid-19 pandemic, things are bleak. At least I’ve stocked up on cannabis The post Paddy Harper: On life in the time of coronavirus appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Europe, Opinion, China, Article, Cannabis, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone, United States of America, Eskom, Zweli Mkhize, Paddy Harper, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, Load Shedding, coronavirus South Africa

Bad Loser Klopp Hits Out At Atletico After Defeat

Jurgen Klopp believes Atletico Madrid should play “proper football” instead of relying on counterattacks after they eliminated his Liverpool team from the Champions League on Wednesday. Diego Simeone’s team beat the Reds 3-2 after extra time in the second leg of their last-16 tie at Anfield, sending the defending European champions crashing out of the competition. Georginio Wijnaldum’s first half strike took the game into extra time and Roberto Firmino put the European champions in the driving ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Liverpool, Champions League, Bt Sport, Atletico Madrid, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Reds, Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum, Diego Simeone, Atletico

Simeone: “Oblak Is The Messi Of Goalkeepers”

Diego Simeone compared Jan Oblak to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi after the goalkeeper’s exploits helped Atletico Madrid eliminate Champions League holders Liverpool. Oblak produced a man-of-the-match display with a number of important saves in Atletico’s stunning 3-2 extra-time victory over Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday. Liverpool were on top for much of the last-16 second leg – having 34 shots on goal – but they could not move clear of Atletico or get the better of Oblak as the visitor...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Liverpool, Champions League, Lionel Messi, Atletico Madrid, Anfield, Messi, Kieran Trippier, Diego Simeone, Atletico, Simeone, Alvaro Morata, Oblak