David Villa debuted at the Vicente Calderon with Atletico with a goal from outside the area to open the scoring in the first game of the Super Cup. The goal machine already knows what it feels like to score in the Atletico fortress.
Champion of the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Super Cup and Copa del Rey, Zamora of the League, Golden Boy finalist for best player under 21 years...these are just some of the accomplishments achieved by Courtois since joining Atletico Madrid in summer 2011. In the Super Cup against Barcelona he played his 100th game with Atletico.
A fine performance from Simeone's men see's them take a 1-1 draw to the Camp Nou for next week’s second leg of the Spanish Super Cup. A scorching first half volley from David Villa gave Atleti the lead before Barca struck back through Neymar on the hour mark.
The coach talked about the game this Wednesday against Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup held at the Vicente Calderon at 23:00. He praised the Catalans, but trust his men to put in a good performance.
The team held the penultimate training session before the Supercup in Majadahonda Sports. After an hour of exercise, Simeone called up his squad for the second session of the day, on Tuesday afternoon at the Vicente Calderon.