Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid

Simeone out to end Atletico derby woe

April 25, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Saturday's city derby presents a real opportunity for his side to claim a first win in 14 years over local rivals Real Madrid.

Atletico have not beaten their northern city neighbours since 1999, but sense their moment might at last come given Madrid may be more focused this week on next Tuesday's Champions League semi-final at home to Borussia Dortmund, with Jose Mourinho's men needing overturn a 4-1 first leg deficit.

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