Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has suggested centre-forward Mario Mandzukic will be fit enough to play in Wednesday's Champions League Group A game at home to Olympiakos.
Croatia international Mandzukic has been named in Atletico's squad for the game, despite leaving Saturday's 3-1 La Liga win over Malaga with a neck problem, although other options such as Mexico attacker Raul Jimenez and converted midfielder Raul Garcia are also available to Simeone.
The Colchoneros coach told his pre-game...
Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid seek to secure qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League with a home victory over Olympiacos on Wednesday.
The Spanish outfit goes into the encounter at the Vicente Calderon leading Group A, three points clear of nearest rivals Olympiacos, coached by former Real Madrid player Michel.
Atletico will look to avenge their 3-2 away defeat to Olympiacos in matchday one.
``This is a crucial game,'' Atletico defender Diego Godin told www.clubatleticodemadrid.com....
ATHENS, Greece -- The Greek football association has upheld its decision to suspend the country's league matches after failing to reach an agreement with clubs on measures to protect referees from potential attacks.
A statement on Thursday from the governing body says matches in the first, second and amateur third division remain suspended indefinitely following the street assault last week on senior refereeing official Christoforos Zagrafos.