Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone backed struggling attacker Antoine Griezmann to start delivering as he looked ahead to Saturday's La Liga clash with Cordoba at the Estadio Vicente Calderon.
Griezmann has yet to score in nine La Liga appearances, six of them starts, since joining Atletico from Real Sociedad for 30 million euros in the summer, but has scored twice in three Champions League games.
Simeone told his prematch press conference on Friday that the France international, 23, was being asked...
Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin is delighted by the fighting spirit in the camp as the reigning Primera Division champions aim to continue their recent good form.
Los Rojiblancos take on promoted and winless Cordoba at the Vicente Calderon stadium on Saturday evening seeking a seventh win in eight games in all competitions.
Uruguayan skipper Godin has marshalled an Atletico defence which has not conceded in any of their last three games, since a 3-1 loss at Valencia.
He is encouraged to see that...
It has been a good couple of weeks for Atletico Madrid. Since returning from the international break, they have had a list of winnable fixtures but saying and doing are two different things.
Three games, three wins, eight goals scored and none conceded makes for impressive reading for the La Liga champions, though. The way they have bounced back from their 3-1 defeat to Valencia just before the international break has seen them force their way into the title reckoning.
They now sit just two points...
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has said the fact that none of his players won a Spanish Football League (LFP) award "did not reflect reality."
Last season's La Liga champions had six nominees across the player categories -- Thibaut Courtois, Felipe Luis, Miranda, Gabi, Koke and Diego Costa -- but did not receive an award.
Simone, named as best coach, made a point of thanking his players in his acceptance speech.
And in interviews with Spanish radio, reported by AS, he said: "I think that saying...