Despite losing against Real Sociedad, November has been a good month for Atletico de Madrid. The victory against Cordoba has helped the team maintain its position in the leaderboard. They also overcome Malmoe, ensuring the first position in the Group A in the Europe’s Champions League. However, Atletico cannot be neglected because it is closely followed by Juventus and Olympiacos, tied just three points behind.
Since La Liga and the Champions League stop two weeks for the qualifying rounds for the 2016 UEFA European Championship, the last week of November will be really tough for Atletico de Madrid. Winning all the matches would establish Atletico as one of the top teams this season 2014-2015.
Regarding the players, there are great and bad news. Arda Turan is fully recovered and his place in the last 12 games prove it. The Turkish players has demonstrated to be one of the best Cholo Simeone’s assets this season. In the other hand, Joao Miranda will miss several weeks due to an injury in his left thigh suffered during a friendly match with the national team of Brazil.
December will be a short month with only few games to be disputed, since La Liga and the Champions will stop before Christmas and does not return until January 3rd.
In December, Atletico Madrid only will play one match at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, against Villareal. The other two teams in La Liga facing Atletico will be Atletic and Elche, both in the lower area of the leaderboard. In the Champions League, Atletico Madrid will face Juventus, one of its main rivals in this competition. This will be a very interesting game! Any of this matches will make a great Christmas present, buy now your Atletico de Madrid tickets for 2015.
Atletico de Madrid La Liga matches in December 2014
- Saturday 6th at 4:00 p.m. Elche – Atletico de Madrid.
ELCHE 0 – ATLETICO 2 (Giménez 17′ and Mandzukic 53′)
- Sunday 14th at 7:00 p.m. Atletico – Villarreal in Vicente Calderon Stadium. Buy your tickets now!
ATLETICO MADRID 0 – VILLAREAL 1 (Vietto 84′)
- Sunday 21st at 9:00 p.m. Athletic – Atletico de Madrid.
ATHLETIC 1 – ATLETICO DE MADRID 4 (Mikel Rico 17′, Griezmann 46′, Raúl García 53′, Griezmann 73′ and Griezmann 81′)
Atletico de Madrid Champions League matches in December 2014
- Tuesday 9th at 8:45 p.m. Juventus – Atletico de Madrid.
JUVENTUS 0 – ATLETICO 0