Atletico Madrid comfortably beat Elche 3-0 at home to resume normal service after being eliminated from the UEFA Champions League by Real Madrid in midweek.
The visitors came through the first half unscathed but fell behind to Antoine Griezmann's header on 55 minutes, and Raul Garcia doubled the lead before the Frenchman pounced again, scoring a double for a third consecutive Primera...
Nine players from Atletico Madrid’s La Liga winning squad have left the club this summer for various reasons.
To this point, Diego Simeone has brought in four players: Miguel Angel Moya (Getafe), Guilherme Siqueira (who was on loan at Benfica from Granada), Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich) and Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak (Benfica).
Prior to the start of the summer transfer window...
Atletico Madrid has signed midfielder Raul Garcia to a contract extension that ties him to the club until 2018.
Garcia has settled in at Atletico this season, scoring 14 goals in all competitions as the 27-year-old Spanish midfielder has been an effective player off the bench for Diego Simeone's squad.
Garcia joined Atletico in 2007 and has helped the club to Europa League and...
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February 17, 2014
Raul Garcia scored and set up Diego Costa's 21st Spanish league goal of the season on Saturday, helping Atletico Madrid rebound from a three-game losing run by beating Valladolid 3-0 at home and provisionally go top outright.
Barcelona needs a victory over Rayo Vallecano later to pull even with Atletico, while Real Madrid will have to wait until Sunday's game at Getafe to try and...
Atletico Madrid will play crosstown rival Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals after coming from behind for a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, sending the visitors through 3-1 on aggregate.
Bilbao had yet to be beaten in 12 games at its new San Mames Stadium, and it appeared set to turn around its 1-0 first-leg loss after Aritz Aduriz scored in the 45th minute.
Goals from Diego Godin and Raul Garcia helped Los Colchoneros into the quarter-finals on TuesdayThe post Copa del Rey: Atlético top Valencia appeared first on The Soccer Daily.
Atletico Madrid denied FC Porto a chance to reach the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory to close out Group G on Tuesday.
Raul Garcia turned to score a tight-angled volley in the 14th minute before Diego Costa scored his 19th goal of the season in the 37th for unbeaten Atletico to finish top of the standings with 16 points.
Porto hit the woodwork several times and...
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December 11, 2013