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Atletico hosts Barcelona in titanic quarterfinal Copa clash

MADRID (AP) Atletico Madrid and Barcelona fittingly have Wednesday in Spanish football all to themselves for the return leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinal. All eyes will be on Vicente Calderon Stadium, where visiting Barcelona bring a 1-0 advantage. The other three return legs are on Thursday, when Espanyol takes a 3-1 lead into Sevilla, Villarreal goes to Getafe 1-0 up, and...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Fall of Roberto Soldado

​ When do you know a striker has lost his way? In recent years, in the English Premier League specifically, critics have come out in droves against the likes of Andy Carroll and Fernando Torres. Carroll was the subject of a bid for £35 million back in 2011, taking him from Newcastle United to Liverpool. He was a major flop before being sold to West Ham two years later for...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Set To Start For Atleti vs Barcelona With Mario Mandzukic On The Bench

Prior to today’s Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona (4pm ET on beIN SPORTS in the USA), manager Diego Simeone had been reportedly been training his squad with an attacking trident formed by Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. But it has been learned that the Argentine boss has elected to start Fernando Torres up front, with Griezmann playing just...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Soccer Analyst Gets Fernando Torres Face Tattoo After Losing Bet

ESPN soccer analyst Craig Burley got a Fernando Torres face tattoo after losing a bet that the soccer player wouldn't score.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Simeone happy with Torres-Mandzukic partnership

Diego Simeone expressed satisfaction with Fernando Torres and Mario Mandzukic as they showed positive signs in their fledgling partnership. Diego […]
Via Soccer News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Guardiola: Torres perfect fit to Simeone's system at Atletico Madrid

Former Barcelona coach and current Bayern Munich manager and Josep Guardiola believes that Atletico Madrid have hit the jackpot by bringing Fernando Torres back to the Vicente Calderon. Torres left La Liga for Liverpool in 2007, one year before Guardiola famously took the reins at Camp Nou, and returned earlier this month on loan from AC Milan having flopped at San Siro and Chelsea...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres: My goal put Atleti in control

Fernando Torres declared his early goal put Atletico Madrid in control of their Copa del Rey tie versus Real Madrid. […]
Via Soccer News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres scores twice, Atletico beats Real in Copa del Rey

Fernando Torres scored his first two goals since returning to Atletico Madrid last week, helping eliminate defending champion Real Madrid from the Copa del Rey. Torres scored 50 seconds into the game and added a goal in the first minute of the second half as Atletico tied 2-2 tie at Real on Thursday night and advanced on 4-2 aggregate to a quarterfinal against Barcelona. Torres played...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Simeone heaps praise on Torres

Diego Simeone hailed Fernando Torres as a big-game player after his double helped Atletico Madrid knock Real Madrid out of […]
Via Soccer News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres shines as Atletico end Real Madrid's Copa del Rey repeat dream

Fernando Torres was the hero for Atletico Madrid as his two goals ensured a 2-2 against Real Madrid on Thursday and a 4-2 aggregate Copa del Rey win overall. In the fifth Madrid derby of the season the visitors stretched their unbeaten run against their bitter rivals, against whom they last lost in the 2014 Champions League final. Diego Simeone's men had won three of the four previous...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Scores First Goals In Second Atletico Madrid Career (GIF)

It didn’t take long for Fernando Torres to rediscover his scoring touch after going back home. Torres scored his first goals his second stint with Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Torres struck early in each half of his team’s Copa del Rey (Spanish Cup) draw against Real Madrid. Torres’ double surpassed his previous goal tally for 2014-15, which stood...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres nets 2 as Atletico ends Real's Copa del Rey defence

MADRID (AP) Fernando Torres scored twice as Atletico Madrid ended Real Madrid's defence of the Copa del Rey title with a 2-2 draw on Thursday. Atletico advanced 4-2 on aggregate and will play Barcelona or Elche in the quarterfinals. Torres stunned the Santiago Bernabeu by striking from Antoine Griezmann's pass seconds into the Spanish capital derby. Sergio Ramos made it 1-1 soon...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid 2 Atletico Madrid 2 (agg 2-4): Torres sends champions packing

A Fernando Torres double helped Atletico Madrid to a 2-2 draw at Real Madrid, giving them a 4-2 aggregate win […]
Via Soccer News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres Scores Another

I don’t quite know what’s happening but Fernando Torres just scored a second goal. Maybe it’s the fact that he’s back at the club he grew up with, or maybe it’s just he doesn’t have the pressure of the media on him, but this goal is even better than the first. Don’t cry comeback yet, but we’re seeing shades of the old Torres here. The post Torres Scores Another appeared...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Scores Against Real Madrid in Under a Minute

In something that was incredibly familiar 5 years ago and then incredibly not the next year, Fernando Torres has scored a goal. This rarity has been scored for his old club, Atletico Madrid, against rivals, Real Madrid, in the Copa del Rey. Below is a gif of the goal, fairly reminiscent of the goals he used to score for Liverpool and Atletico. It’s good to see him regaining some...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres scores first goal since Atletico Madrid return (WATCH)

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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Could Start Against Real Madrid As Illness Sidelines Mario Mandzukic

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has been suffering from the flu and missed yesterday’s training session with the squad. That means manager Diego Simeone may choose to start Fernando Torres during today’s decisive leg in the Copa del Rey Round of 16 at the Santiago Bernabeu. When asked about his starting eleven during yesterday’s pre-match press conference, Simeone...
Via World Soccer Talk
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Harry Kane And His Similarities to The Fernando Torres Career Path of Homegrown Talent

45,000 people sat in the Estadio Vicente Calderon on the 4th of January awaiting the unveiling of Atlético Madrid’s latest acquisition. The day before, in that same stadium, some of those fans witnessed Atlético begin the new year in style, beating Levante 3-1 and ending the day tied for second in La Liga, just one point behind rivals Real Madrid. Fans and management alike wanted...
Via World Soccer Talk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres’ Morbid Homecoming

Fernando Torres returned to the Vicente Calderón to an adoring crowd of thousands on Saturday, appearing in an Atlético Madrid kit for the first time since 2007. It’s almost as if the crowd was unaware that Torres had become a misfit at Chelsea and was unwanted by AC Milan who brought him in on loan in the previous transfer window. El Niño’s rise to soccer prominence began...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Winning return pleases excited Torres

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres once again had butterflies in his stomach as he made his return to the Vicente […]
Via Soccer News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Where to Find Atletico Madrid-Real Madrid On US TV and Internet; 3pm ET Kickoff Today

Today’s Copa del Rey game between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid is being televised live and exclusively on beIN SPORTS and DishWorld. Fernando Torres will make his return to the Atleti team since leaving the club in 2007 after coach Diego Simeone confirmed his start in the press conference earlier this week. And with the match being played at Vicente Calderon, you would imagine...
Via World Soccer Talk
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres to start against Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres is set to start Wednesday’s Copa del Rey clash against Real Madrid. The Spaniard has […]
Via Soccer News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres To Start Against Real Madrid In The Copa Del Rey

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone informed the media that he will start on-loan striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey Round of 16 first leg at the Vicente Calderon. While Simeone has stated that the 30-year-old forward is not in the kind of shape that he demands of his players, the Argentine boss...
Via World Soccer Talk
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres to start for Atletico vs. rival Real Madrid in Copa del Rey

Fernando Torres will make his Atletico Madrid return in their starting line-up against Real Madrid on Wednesday, Diego Simeone confirmed. The 30-year-old striker returned to the Vicente Calderon on loan this month, with Rojiblancos flop Alessio Cerci taking his place at AC Milan, having left for Liverpool in 2007. An unsuccessful spell at Chelsea followed and he attempted to revive...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan vs Sassuolo: Confirmed line-ups

Milan kick off the new year after the departure of Fernando Torres and the arrival of Alessio Cerci. Today they host Sassuolo at the San Siro.
Via FastOneTwo.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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