Spanish Paper Talk: Fernando Torres Came Back To Atletico Madrid For This!

Madrid knocked out of Cup by city rivals…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as they celebrate the impact from Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres against Real Madrid.


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– He came back for this.

– Fernando Torres, a devil for Atletico. El Nino batters the champions in the first two minutes of each half.

– The rain and anxiety betray Madrid in a half hour where Atleti were under a permanent onslaught.

– A night to forget for Ramos and Pepe.

– Barca-Atletico in the quarter-finals.


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– Torres came back for this.

– He scored in the first clear attack of both the first and second halves. El Nino’s two goals cancelled out the enormous effort from Madrid.

– Diego Simeone: “Torres is doing well with us, although some people are still not convinced”.

– Carlo Ancelotti: “The key to the match was the two errors we committed”.

– Barca goal feast and a date with Atletico. The first leg will be at the Camp Nou on Wednesday the 21st and the return on the 28th.


Image courtesy of Mundo Deportivo.

– Barca-Atleti, the new Clasico.

– Golden KO. Atletico, with two goals from Torres, frustrated Los Blancos’ dream of winning everything: goodbye to the Cup.

– Formality, nothing: the few regulars took it seriously and Mathieu scored his first goal with an immaculate free-kick.

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