Sunday, April 17, 2016

Atletico Madrid ready to upset Europe’s elite once again

Dermot Corrigan, Irish Examiner

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“If you look at games like Atletico Madrid against PSV Eindhoven, you can see the difference in quality with Juventus, who are knocked out already,” lamented Bayern Munich president Karl-Heinz Rummenigge last month, after his club had eliminated fellow European giants Juve in the Champions League last 16.
Rummenigge’s comments were widely reported in Spain at the time as an insult, and resurfaced after Friday’s draw paired Bayern and Atletico in the semi-finals. ...
Despite public diplomacy, Bayern and Rummennigge are likely to get a warm welcome at the Estadio Vicente Calderon on Wednesday April 27. ...

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