Atletico Madrid

Luis Suárez's Unexpected Clause Keeps Atlético On Edge

Luis Suárez is LaLiga's top scorer with 16 goals (one more than his friend Lionel Messi), his form seems at an all-time high and his appetite for goals, which has never been in question, is more voracious than ever.

And it's all at the service of an Atlético Madrid that bet on him when FC Barcelona gave him an unpleasant exit. It is a deserved reward.

Luis Suárez Strikes The Perfect Free Kick To Send Atlético 10 Points Clear

Atlético Madrid's Luis Suárez fired in two goals as they thrashed Cádiz 4-2 away in an action-packed game on Sunday to march 10 points clear at the top of LaLiga.

Suarez gave Atléti the lead in the 28th minute with a curling free kick which was cancelled out by Cádiz forward Álvaro Negredo seven minutes later before Saúl Ñíguez restored the visitors' advantage moments before the break.

From Alcorcón To Pordenone: The Biggest Cup Upsets In Footballing History

Soccer is one of the very few sports that boasts competitions where small, local sides are able to face off against the best teams in the country. These matchups capture the imagination while providing a sense of hope and magic to a small group of supporters.

Domestic cups have long provided smaller clubs with the opportunity to prove their mettle by facing nationally recognized sides, and while major upsets are rare, just the slightest hope of an improbable win is enough to cause local pandemonium and stir significant interest among neutral supporters.

Luis Suárez Hits Game-Winning Goal, Goes Top Of LaLiga Scoring Chart On 34th Birthday

Atlético Madrid overcame a spectacular opening goal from Valencia’s Uroš Račić to win 3-1 at the Wanda on Sunday, putting Diego Simeone’s side seven points clear of second-place Real Madrid with a match still in hand.

After Račić’s incredible opener, João Félix brought Atlético level before halftime and then Luis Suárez and Ángel Correa did the business in the second 45 to secure all three points ahead of next weekend’s trip to Cádiz.

Barcelona's Three Big Mistakes With Luis Suárez

At the end of September, Luis Suárez left Barcelona on a free transfer amidst tears and sadness. The Culés needed a renewal of players and a cleaning of the locker room after a nightmare 2019-20 season that closed with that 8-2 defeat against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

Diego Costa Leaves Atlético And Is A Free Agent; Here Are Likely Clubs He Could Play For In January

Atlético Madrid and Diego Costa are parting ways announced the LaLiga club on Tuesday. Costa’s contract that was set to run until Summer 2021 was mutually cut short and the striker can now leave on a free transfer in the upcoming winter window. This leaves fans wondering why did he leave and where will Diego Costa go?

Atlético Madrid’s Kieran Trippier Suspended 10 Weeks For Violating Betting Rules

Atletico Madrid and England right back Kieran Trippier has been suspended for 10 weeks and fined 70,000 pounds ($94,052.00) following a breach of betting rules, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

Trippier denied seven alleged breaches of FA Rule E8(1)(b), but four were found proven during a personal hearing.

Rule E8(1)(b) states that a participant must not provide to any person, any information relating to football which the participant has obtained by virtue of his or her position within the game and which is not publicly available at that time.

Atlético Takes First-Ever Women’s Madrid Derby Over Real Madrid

It took way too long, but the first women's Madrid Derby between Real and Atlético was played on Saturday. The experience and quality of Las Colchoneras proved vital as Atleti claimed a 1-0 victory in the Primera División match. 

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The18's Complete 2021 Soccer Calendar

No one can argue that 2020 has been an awful year that we all want to put behind us. But before we look ahead 2021, we have to take a minute to appreciate how sports have provided something resembling normality in recent months.

Considering the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been incredibly lucky to have soccer leagues playing regularly since June.

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