Posts Tagged Atletico Madrid

How can Celtic avoid European Groundhog Day?

It was the same old story for Celtic supporters on Tuesday night as Celtic were handed their annual European humbling from one the bigger sides in their Champions League group. There was a hint of inevitability about it all once Antoine Griezmann slammed home after just six

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Where did it all go wrong for Celtic in Madrid?

Celtic suffered a humiliating 6-0 defeat at the hands of Atlético Madrid last night in the fourth game of their Champions League group campaign. It was a result that ensures Celtic remain at the foot of Group E and a performance that captain Callum McGregor described as

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Who will Brendan Rodgers start for Celtic against Atlético Madrid?

Celtic will return to European action tonight when they take the trip to the Wanda Metropolitano to face off against Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid for the second time this season in the Champions League. Despite the home draw, the Hoops remained competitive and even took the lead

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Who was star man as Celtic went toe-to-toe with Atlético Madrid?

It was a point apiece at Celtic Park on Wednesday, as Celtic brought the fight to Atlético Madrid in the Champions League. The Hoops were unlucky to only take a point on the night, as once again over the course of the game Celtic looked comfortable and

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Controversy has peppered this fixture previously, but Celtic will focus solely on the present

Celtic will be looking to get their first Champions League points on the board when they welcome the visit of Atlético Madrid to Celtic Park this evening. Undoubtedly the toughest test of the campaign for Celtic, Atlético Madrid currently sit at the top of the group, level on

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Will it be fourth time lucky for Celtic against Atlético Madrid?

Celtic are getting ready for a must-win UEFA Champions League fixture against Atlético Madrid this evening following a winless start to their European campaign. The pressure will be on Brendan Rodgers’ side to try and grab something from the toughest test of the season against Diego Simeone’s

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How will Brendan Rodgers line Celtic up to face Atlético Madrid?

Celtic will face the toughest test of their UEFA Champions League group stage campaign tonight when they welcome the visit of Spanish giants Atlético Madrid to Celtic Park. Atleti currently sit 4th in La Liga but are on a run of six consecutive wins including a 3-1

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Atletico Madrid ‘Shame Game’ still rankles almost 50 years on

Celtic have a history with all of the teams they have drawn in the Champions League group stage this season. The club’s history with Atletico Madrid is not one built on mutual respect, but one verging on hatred. This stems back to the ‘shame game’ of 1974,

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Celtic to face some old friends & foes in Champions League

Celtic discovered their European fate on Thursday evening as they were drawn into the UEFA Champions League Group E. The Hoops were grouped alongside Dutch champions Feyenoord, Spanish side Atletico Madrid and Italian cracks Lazio. Celtic have history with all three of those sides in European competitions

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