Saturday’s Madrid Derby may be Atlético Madrid’s most important match of the season to date. Atlético’s recent loss at Real Betis and Real Madrid’s run of four straight victories in LaLiga has los blancos just two points behind the mattress makers for second place. (Meanwhile, league leaders Barcelona have increased their margin to six points and face an easier fixture at 12th-place Athletic Bilbao.) … Continue reading Koke, Saúl and Diego Godín could all return for the Madrid Derby
Who could fill out the Red Sox bullpen later in the season? Minor league prospects Travis Lakins and Durbin Feltman could play a role as early as 2019. With increasing reports that the Boston Red Sox will not sign Craig Kimbrel, the bullpen is likely to look drastically different in 2019. Joe Kelly has departed … Continue reading Red Sox prospects: Travis Lakins and Durbin Feltman
The one-time academy player’s arrival has drawn mixed reviews and could have a knock-on effect on several players.
Antoine Griezmann could have a new partner at the point of attack. Diego Simeone is training a new 11 ahead of Atlético Madrid´s first match of 2019. Atlético will face Sevilla at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán on Sunday afternoon — and it looks like changes are afoot. Among the highlights — Juanfran will return to the lineup, replacing Santiago Arias … Continue reading Simeone readies new XI for Sevilla trip
In the midst of a particularly tough stretch that includes seven fixtures over 21 days, Atletico must quickly look forward to an important Champions League match at Borussia Dortmund.
As Gabi expressed, Atleti "will play this match with our head, heart and whatever else is necessary to win."
Bragging rights are on the line as Atleti travels south to Madrid community rivals Getafe.