Iker Casillas hugs team mate Sergio Ramos after the Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium. Photo: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Real Madrid’s full-back Dani Carvajal was lucky to escape a red card after he threw a punch at the Atlético Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic in Tuesday’(...)

Atletico Madrid were reduced to nine men as they were beaten 3-2 by Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey quarter-final second leg at the Vicente Calderon.  (Photograph: Reuters/Sergio Perez)

This game started early – and ended early, too. By half-time Barcelona were 3-2 up at the Vicente Calderón, 4-2 up on aggregate and already into the s(...)

Atlético Madrid coach Diego Simeone: will be back prowling the touchline at the Calderon after serving a ban. Photograph: Carlos Hidalgo/EPA

Atlético Madrid could be without captain Gabi for Wednesday night’s match at home to Juventus, coach Diego Simeone has said.The influential midfielder(...)

Atlètico Madrid coach Diego Simeone: Photograph: Getty Images

There was a moment late in the penultimate game of the season last weekend when Atlético Madrid’s assistant coach, Óscar Ortega, began to celebrate th(...)

Coach Jose Mourinho oversees a Chelsea training session   at Cobham ahead of tonight’s Champions League semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Jose Mourinho has made an impassioned defence of his tactics, rounding on the people with “fantastic theories and philosophies” who h(...)

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola and his Manchester United counterpart David Moyes issue their instructions at Old Trafford last week. Photograph: EPA

Wayne Rooney was named in Manchester United’s starting XI for Wednesday’s decisive Champions League clash against Bayern Munich. The England st(...)

Atletico Madrid 4 AC Milan 1 (Madrid win 5-1 on aggregate) Diego Costa scored twice as Atletico Madrid sealed a spot in (...)