Spanish Paper Talk: Barcelona ‘Need To Show Up’ As Doubts Surround Them

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Atleti ‘tear Milan apart’ to progress to quarter-finals after 17 years.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as there is reaction to Atletico Madrid’s win against Milan while Barcelona prepare for Manchester City.

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– ‘Great of Europe’.

– What a way to win. Atletico tear Milan, winners on seven occasions, apart.

Los Rojiblancos return to the aristocracy of Europe 17 years later.

– A golazo from Diego Costa opened up the scoring. Altetico have become the ogre of the draw.

– Manchester United in for Alvaro Morata. They will present an offer at the end of the season while Arsenal and Spurs are also interested.

– Kun Aguero, a dangerous friend. Lionel Messi’s colleague threatens a Barca that need to respond.


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– ‘Going for the Champions’.

– Atletico go on a rampage against Milan as they give a show of authority. They progress thanks to Diego Costa who scored two goals, Arda Turan got one and Raul Garcia got another.

– Diego Simeone: “There will be seven great teams and one that will annoy everyone”.

– Undiano to referee the Clasico. He also refereed the games at Camp Nou and Madrid where he gave two penalties.

– Barca do not have it easy despite their two-goal advantage.

– Real Madrid to play in the semis of UEFA’s Youth League.


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– ‘They need to show up’.

– Barca want to end the doubts surrounding them with a night where all their stars show up.

– Javier Mascherano says what the whole team is thinking: “They will not kill us”.

– Jose Maria Garcia; “Madrid have really gone all out for the Neymar case. Florentino is trying to link something false between Barca and doping”.

– Tata Martino: “My greatest motivation are the players and to be there for them”.

– Undiano to referee the Clasico.

– Atleti progress.

– Rafa Nadal going for his ninth title.

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