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Valencia 2-0 Atletico: neither side at their best as Simeone’s midfield selection backfires

November 6, 2012
Valencia 2-0 Atletico: neither side at their best as Simeone’s midfield selection backfires

Valencia won 2-0 in a disappointingly tame contest. Mauricio Pellegrino changed his two wide players, bringing in Andres Guardado and Sofiane Feghouli, and also introduced Jonas behind Roberto Soldado. Diego Simeone made a few changes, bringing back Tiago, Arda Turan and Adrian Lopez and moving to a different midfield format. Neither side played particularly sparkling football in...
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Atletico Madrid 3-0 Athletic Bilbao: Falcao wins the Europa League again

May 9, 2012
Atletico Madrid 3-0 Athletic Bilbao: Falcao wins the Europa League again

Atletico Madrid lifted the UEFA Cup for the second time in three years.
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Atletico 3-1 Villarreal: Reyes inspires Atletico with intelligent performance

March 7, 2011
Atletico 3-1 Villarreal: Reyes inspires Atletico with intelligent performance

Atletico dominated here, and recorded a deserved victory in a good, open game.
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Real Madrid 2-0 Atletico Madrid: early goals and a routine victory for Real

November 8, 2010
Real Madrid 2-0 Atletico Madrid: early goals and a routine victory for Real

Ricardo Carvalho and Mesut Oezil’s first half goals gave Real a commanding lead.
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Villarreal 2-0 Atletico: Villarreal impress with technical quality and ruthless finishing

October 26, 2010
Villarreal 2-0 Atletico: Villarreal impress with technical quality and ruthless finishing

A 2-0 win that was both aesthetically impressive and quietly professional, as Villarreal move back up to second place.
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