Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone   celebrates in front of the Spanish team’s supporters at the Allianz Arena after they claimed a place in the Champions League final by knocking out Bayern Munich. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone hailed the “huge mettle” of his team as they booked a place in the Champions League final at the expense of Bayern (...)

 Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid  shoots past goalkeeper Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer  to score during the Champions League semi-final second leg match  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

Bayern Munich 2 Atletico Madrid 1 (2-2 on agg; Atletico go through on away goal) Diego Simeone has won everything at Atlético Madrid during four-and-(...)

Atlético Madrid striker Fernando Torres: “We are nothing if we are not a team. As a team we can beat anyone.” Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Atlético Madrid must rely on their renowned teamwork to get past Bayern Munich in Tuesday’s Champions League last-four clash as they bid to reach a se(...)

David Villa scored a stunning hat-trick as Spain’s Euro 2012 campaign got off to a flyer against Russia. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2008: Spain 4 Russia 1 June 10th, 2008 Spain came into the 2008 tournament as favourites to lift the trophy thanks to an attacking line-up tha(...)

Lionel Messi of Barcelona looks on dejected past his team mates Neymar and Luis Suarez during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Valencia CF at Camp Nou. Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona 1 Valencia 2 Barcelona’s stuttering title bid suffered another setback when they lost 2-1 at home to Valencia as they registered a third (...)

Atletico Madrid’s Fernando Torres scores in their La Liga win over Granada. Photo: EPA

Atletico Madrid 3 Granada 0 Atletico Madrid eased to a 3-0 home win over struggling Granada to provisionally move level on points with La Liga leader(...)

Luis Enrique’s men will defend a 2-1 lead at the Vicente Calderon but head into the tie on the back of successive defeats in La Liga to Real Madrid and Real Sociedad.

Barcelona head to Atletico Madrid for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final aiming to show their campaign is still on track for domes(...)

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to hit 30 La Liga goals in six consecutive seasons as he inspired Real Madrid to a 4-0 thrashing of Eibar. Photo: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Barcelona’s Anoeta Stadium jinx struck again when they lost 1-0 at Real Sociedad on Saturday, their second successive defeat in La Liga. Elsewhere, (...)

 Diego Simeone: ‘I can’t say what I want … I need to think about what I’m saying so I don’t say anything I shouldn’t.’ Photograph: Afp

Diego Simeone and Filipe Luís both hinted Luis Suárez was lucky to remain on the pitch after the Uruguayan scored twice as Barcelona came from behind (...)

 Luis Suarez of Barcelona celebrates with Jordi Alba as he scores their first and equalising goal at Camp Nou. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona 2 Atletico Madrid 1 Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona came from behind to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions (...)