Jurgen Klopp warned Atletico Madrid that Anfield will be as intimidating as the Wanda Metropolitano when Liverpool look to overturn a 1-0 loss from the Champions League last-16 first leg.Saul Niguez's fourth-minute strike was enough to give the Spanish side the advantage over the defending champions.Madrid's stadium was raucous on Tuesday with fans orchestrated by energetic Atletico manager Diego Simeone. "Atletico fans who can a get ticket... 'welcome to Anfield'," said Klopp."Emotions are important. Tonight they were obviously completely on the side of Atletico, but I am really looking forward to the second leg."We speak from time to time about the power of Anfield and the power a stadium c...
Champions League holders Liverpool return to European action tonight as they take on Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, who won the tournament at Atletico’s home stadium last May, edged out Napoli to top Group E before Christmas. But the strength of the Champions League this season means they will now face Spanish big guns Atletico in the knockout stage after they finished behind Juventus in Group D. These two have not faced each other since the semi-finals of the Europa League in 2010. Atletico won that meeting thanks to a extra-time away goal from Diego Forlan. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League Round of 16 Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: How to listen The Round of 16 first-leg tie wil
Joao Felix has some nerve, you have to give him that.The Atletico Madrid youngster bravely squared up to Lionel Messi in his side’s 3-2 Spanish Super Cup semi-final victory over Barcelona. Felix squared up to Messi in a furious confrontation In some fiery scenes shortly after the referee blew for half-time , the 20-year-old appeared to complain about something to the Argentine superstar as they walked off the pitch. The pair then appeared to exchange some foul-mouthed words before members of both teams rushed over to intervene as tempers boiled over. You can watch a clip of the incident below… In the match, Diego Simeone’s side came from behind to stun Barca and book their spot in the Spanish Super Cup final in Saudi Arabia. Atleti were heading for another defeat a
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A critical 12 months in the battle against rising temperatures begins in Madrid this week, as UN delegates gather for key talks. The 25th Conference of the Parties, or COP, will see negotiators from almost 200 countries in attendance. Ahead of the meeting the UN secretary general has warned that the world is at the point of no return. António Guterres said the global response to date has been "utterly inadequate". The conference takes place amid a welter of bad news on climate change in recent days. The World Meteorological Organisation announced that greenhouse gas concentrations reached their highest recorded level in 2018.The UN Environment Programme showed that there's a huge gap between the plans that governments currently h