Madrid press: La Decima was for Atletico de Madrid

Madrid press: La Decima was for Atletico de Madrid


Atletico’s Copa del Rey title was the 10th in their history and Madrid press have emphasized that number to make a comparison between Real Madrid’s Decima Champions League, which did not arrive at Bernabeu, and Atleti’s Decima Copa, which did travel to Vicente Calderon last night.

As shows pictures of the celebrations at Neptune’s statue in Madrid, pointing out that Atletico de Madrid fans were chanting “Mourinho don’t leave” while partying.

“Madrid efforts collided with the posts and Courtois”, says Marca. “Cristiano opened the box, but ended up sent off. Diego Costa drew and Miranda scored the winning goal in the extra time”, they add.

Marca also puts a photo of Atletico’s fans at Neptune, titling “Goodbye to 14 years of losses”. “The red and white party started last night and will continue this evening”, Marca says.

Madrid dailies also show some reactions in their front pages. “Simeone says this victory will be remembered for a long time”, claims Marca.