MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has relied heavily on experience in his 23-man squad for the Copa America, including Barcelona star Luis Suarez, who is recovering from an...
MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal to sign Porto defender Felipe for 20 million euros ($22.4 million).
Atletico says the 30-year-old Brazilian central defender will...
MADRID (AP) — More than ever, Diego Simeone will be put to the test as Atletico Madrid coach.
Simeone will begin next season facing the difficult challenge of keeping Atletico competitive...
MADRID (AP) — Uruguay defender Diego Godin is leaving Atletico Madrid after this season.
Godin announced Tuesday he will not renew his contract with the Spanish club after failing to reach a...
MADRID (AP) — For quite a while now, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has been able to count on some of the best players in the world.
Stars like Antoine Griezmann and Diego Godin have...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Alvaro Morata is starting to show why Diego Simeone wanted him.
Morata scored twice to give 10-man Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday and keep alive...
Ronaldo’s opponents triumphant in his return to Madrid
MILAN (AP) — In Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Madrid, it was his opponents that turned out to be triumphant.
Juventus not only lost on the field against Atletico Madrid, but the club also...
Ronaldo held scoreless in Madrid as Atletico beats Juventus
MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid's vaunted center-back pairing finally got the better of Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday, even providing the goals after holding their long-time rival scoreless for...
Atletico Madrid beats Getafe to move closer to Barcelona
MADRID (AP) — Despite being depleted by injuries, Atletico Madrid kept pressure on Barcelona at the top of the Spanish league standings.
Antoine Griezmann and Saul Niguez scored first-half goals as Atletico defeated Getafe 2-0 on Saturday to move within two points of leader Barcelona, which on Sunday visits Girona.
Diego Simeone's team earned the comfortable home victory even though it was missing injured players such as Diego Costa, Filipe Luis, Angel Correa and Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion.
Godin’s late heroics help Atletico rally to beat Athletic
MADRID (AP) — With Diego Godin injured and no substitutions left, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone told the defender to go play in the attack.
It was a desperation move, and it worked.
Despite not being able to run, Godin scored the winning goal in stoppage time — with the help of a video review — as Atletico twice came from behind to defeat Athletic Bilbao 3-2 in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Atletico rebounds from Dortmund debacle to take Liga lead
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Atletico Madrid bounced back from its worst defeat under coach Diego Simeone by beating Real Sociedad 2-0 to take the lead of the Spanish league on Saturday.
Atletico was one point ahead of Barcelona and Espanyol. Barcelona can reclaim the lead on Sunday when it hosts Real Madrid in the season's first clasico.
Godin undergoes reconstructive procedure after losing teeth
MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin has undergone reconstructive procedure on his mouth after losing some of his teeth after a brutal collision in a Spanish league match on Sunday.
Atletico says Godin underwent the procedure in a dental clinic in Madrid, following the team's 1-0 home win over Valencia at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
Godin had to be replaced early in the second half after colliding with Valencia goalkeeper Neto while going for a high cross into the area.
Griezmann wins best player award in Spain for last season
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Antoine Griezmann has won the best player award in the Spanish league for last season.
The Atletico Madrid forward was announced as the winner in a ceremony organized by La Liga in Valencia on Monday. The Frenchman was not at the ceremony.
Atletico also had Diego Simeone win the best coach award, Diego Godin earn the best defender award, and Jan Oblak clinch best goalkeeper.