Tag Archives: Atlético Madrid

Kieran Trippier praises Diego Simeone: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’ | Football

Kieran Trippier has said he is loving every minute of playing for Diego Simeone and has not experienced anything like the never-say-die attitude that the Atlético Madrid coach creates. Atlético became the first visiting team to win at Anfield in 18 months, and first European team for almost five and …

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Liverpool’s season threatens limp end after missed European opportunity | Jonathan Wilson | Football

Liverpool’s forwards created a string of chances in the second leg but their inability to score in Madrid left their side vulnerable to the away-goals rule.

A miscued clearance, a low shot, Adrián slipping so he sunk to one knee as the ball skidded past him. With that, what was promising to be one of the greatest seasons ever enjoyed by any club was effectively ended, a masterpiece despoiled. Who would have thought that Liverpool, actually, …

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Klopp casts off Liverpool shackles and demands bravery in ‘fight to the end’ | Football

Atletico Madrid’s players train at Anfield before the second leg.

Jürgen Klopp’s “to-do” list for Liverpool on Wednesday includes playing with freedom, bravery and unpredictability against an Atlético Madrid team he considers the best in the world at “deep defending”. Should the European champions deliver once more, and the Liverpool manager admits his team must be “nearly perfect” to reach …

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‘Intense’ Liverpool will have their place in history, says Diego Simeone | Football

Liverpool will go down as one of the best teams in history, according to Diego Simeone. One day, the Atlético Madrid manager suggested, Jurgen Klopp’s side will be talked about like Brazil in 1970, Dutch Total Football, or Arrigo Sacchi’s Milan – not least because he considers them more complete …

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English quartet prepare for drama on a stage we must enjoy while we can | Football

Hans-Dieter Flick is in charge of Bayern Munich until the end of the season.

The Champions League returns on Tuesday with Liverpool back at the stadium where they won their sixth European crown last year. Atlético Madrid will represent a formidable obstacle as Jürgen Klopp and his players attempt the unlikely feat of reaching a third successive Champions League final in addition to claiming …

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