2016 Season

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2016 Schedule
13-6-5, 4th in Spanish Primera División
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La Liga Predictor: Atleti aim for response (1:42)
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Is Sergio Aguero's future in Madrid? (2:43)
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4hDermot Corrigan

Real Madrid flex their attacking muscle

Five thoughts from another extra dramatic weekend in La Liga as Real Madrid remain top despite a scare, but with Barca and Sevilla hot on their heels.

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Hislop: UCL departure could help Barca (2:22)
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La Liga: Real go top in thriller; Barca win

Real Madrid scored three goals after the hour mark to secure a sensational 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Villarreal in La Liga action on Sunday.

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Messi's late winner lifts Barca over Atleti (0:59)
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2hJoseph Walker

Koke superb in late Barcelona defeat

Koke bossed the midfield, which is no easy feat against a side like Barcelona, but it wasn't enough to prevent Atletico slipping to a late defeat.

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1dDermot Corrigan

Barcelona's quality decisive in win - Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said that Barcelona's "great quality in the penalty areas" had again proved decisive after Sunday evening's loss.

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4hDermot Corrigan

Messi keeps in-crisis Barcelona in title hunt

Despite an apparent crisis and a coach who appears to be on the brink, Barcelona are back atop the La Liga table for a few hours, at least.

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20hPA Sport

Barca beat Atletico with late Messi winner

A last-minute Lionel Messi goal earned Barcelona a 2-1 win vs. Atletico Madrid to help them keep pace with Real Madrid at the top of the table.

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Luis Enrique: I only care about Barca (0:56)
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2dDermot Corrigan

Simeone: Atletico focused on third place

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says he does not see Sunday's clash at home to Barcelona as a chance to get into the title race.

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2dDermot Corrigan

Atletico to pay for Wanda transport links

Atletico Madrid are to pay €44 million up front to ensure that the transport infrastructure around their new Wanda Metropolitano ground is completed.

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3dJoseph Walker

Can Simeone, Atletico end Barcelona hex?

In what is surely their last matchup at the Vicente Calderon, can high-flying Atletico Madrid and Diego Simeone finally beat Barcelona in La Liga?

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3dSam Marsden

Mascherano likely out vs. Atletico Madrid

Javier Mascherano returned to training on Friday but is not expected to be fit for Barcelona's game against Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

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3dMichael Wade

Atletico want Lacazette to replace Griezmann

Atletico Madrid are interested in Alexandre Lacazette to replace Antoine Griezmann. As always, Transfer Talk has all the latest gossip.

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La Liga Predictor: Barca eye win at Atleti (2:41)
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How do Barcelona salvage their season? (3:13)
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Highest-scoring UCL first leg ties ever

The 34 goals scored in the first leg were the most in Champions League history, surpassing the 26 scored in 2013-14, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

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5dDermot Corrigan

Gameiro 'annoyed' at Leverkusen substitution

Atletico Madrid's Kevin Gameiro said he was "annoyed" to be taken off during the 4-2 Champions League round of 16 first leg win at Bayer Leverkusen.

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6dESPN staff

Schmidt: Atletico are 'incredibly dangerous'

Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt said his side made Tuesday's Champions League clash easier for the "incredibly dangerous" Atletico Madrid.

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference233rd
Goals Scored444th
Assists333rd
Goals Conceded213rd