Thursday, January 21

Tag: Metropolitano

Origi credits ‘gut feeling’ with convincing him to stay at Anfield
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Origi credits ‘gut feeling’ with convincing him to stay at Anfield

The Belgium international was on the verge of leaving Anfield but his decision to stay saw him score vital goals en route to Champions League glory Divock Origi has said a gut feeling caused him to turn down a move to Wolves in January of last year to stay and fight for his Liverpool place. The decision paid dividends for the Belgium international striker who scored two goals against Barcelona in Liverpool’s historic come from behind win in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final. Origi inspired the Reds to a 4-0 win in that game, overcoming a 3-0 first leg deficit and then scored the second goal in the ensuing final against Tottenham, helping his team lift the trophy at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
Gelson makes Monaco switch permanent to curtail Atletico Madrid stay
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Gelson makes Monaco switch permanent to curtail Atletico Madrid stay

The Portugal international has cut short his stay at Wanda Metropolitano for a five-year deal at Stade Louis II Atletico Madrid winger Gelson Martins has completed a permanent transfer to Monaco after spending the second half of last season on loan with the Ligue 1outfit. The Portugal interntional, who only joined the La Liga club ahead of the 2018-19 campaign, struggled to establish himself under Diego Simeone at Wanda Metropolitano. He subsequently made the switch to join the principality club in January, where he went on to score four goals in 16 appearances as they narrowly avoided relegation.
UBA and MasterCard reward customers with Champions League experience
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UBA and MasterCard reward customers with Champions League experience

Lucky fans will stand a chance to watch the final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Metropolitano Stadium Leading Pan-African Bank, United Bank for Africa in partnership with leading global payments and technology company, Mastercard recently announced the lucky winners of the all-expense paid trips to the semi-finals and final of the 2019 Uefa Champions League. The winners (all UBA Mastercard holders) graced the semi-finals at Anfield & Amsterdam earlier this month. Africa’s Global Bank, UBA stated its commitment to reward and pamper loyal customers, who will be treated to a priceless and unforgettable experience inclusive of flights, Visas, five-star accommodation and tickets to watch the semi-finals & the final match of the Champions League as well an oppo...
Simeone ‘proud’ of departing quartet as Atletico prepare for new chapter
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Simeone ‘proud’ of departing quartet as Atletico prepare for new chapter

Atleti potentially said farewell to four long-serving players in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Levante but their head coach is excited about the future Diego Simeone was "proud" of Atletico Madrid's departing players as he all but confirmed the end-of-season exits of full-backs Filipe Luis and Juanfran. Atletico striker Antoine Griezmann had already confirmed on Tuesday that he intends to leave the Wanda Metropolitano ahead of next season amid rumoured interest from La Liga rivals Barcelona. Diego Godin is also on his way out, with Inter expected to be his next destination, while Filipe Luis and Juanfran do not appear likely to sign new contracts.
Latest Champions League Result for Juventus vs Atletico Madrid
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Latest Champions League Result for Juventus vs Atletico Madrid

Juventus host Atletico Madrid in their Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday, hoping to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg. Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin netted in the last 12 minutes at the Wanda Metropolitano, to give themselves a chance of progressing. With Juve having the Serie A title effectively wrapped up with 11 rounds remaining, they will channel all of their energy towards creating a comeback in this tie. Kick off is 9pm West African time. Juventus XI vs Atletico Madrid: Szczesny, Cancelo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Spinazzola, Can, Pjanic, Matuidi, Bernardeschi, Mandzukic, Ronald Atletico Madrid XI vs Juventus: Oblak, Gimenez, Godin, Juanfran, Arias, Saul, Rodrigo, Lemar, Koke, Griezmann, Morata Tuesday, March 12 21:00 Juve...
GOtv to Broadcast Madrid Derby Live
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GOtv to Broadcast Madrid Derby Live

The 164th Madrid derby between fierce city rivals, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, taking place at the Wanda Metropolitano today will be broadcast live on GOtv. The La Liga encounter, which will be broadcast on SuperSport Select 4 (channel 34) at 4:15 pm, is exclusive to GOtv MAX subscribers. The two giants are meeting for the second time this season. The first encounter at Real’s Santiago Bernabéu in September ended goalless. Two points separate the teams, with Atletico occupying the second position on the LaLiga standings with 44 points, while Real are third with 42 points. Real could, however, leapfrog their neighbors should they win and put themselves five points behind leaders, Barcelona. Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has hit form right in time for the Los Blancos, ...
Barcelona Held At Valencia As Sevilla Go Top In Spain
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Barcelona Held At Valencia As Sevilla Go Top In Spain

Sevilla are the surprise leaders in La Liga after Lionel Messi could only rescue a draw for Barcelona away to Valencia on Sunday. PASADENA, CA – JULY 28: Sergi Roberto #20 of Barcelona (far right) lines up the defensive wall in front of the Barcelona goal during the first half of the International Champions Cup 2018 match against the Tottenham Hotspur at Rose Bowl on July 28, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Barcelona defeated Tottenham 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation. Victor Decolongon/Getty Images/AFP Barca started the day at the top of the pile and then Atletico Madrid enjoyed a couple of hours at the summit after edging past Real Betis at the Wanda Metropolitano. Sevilla, however, usurped them both by beating 10-man Celta Vigo and Barca were unable to reclaim ...