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Santi Cazorla shows off Arsenal's new away kit

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The Real Madrid team arrives at Cibeles square on Sunday

Real Madrid 4 Atletico Madrid 1 comment: How 'La Decima' was celebrated in the streets of Madrid

Sergio Ramos delighted the hordes of Real Madrid fans that had gathered to celebrate their Champions League success by declaring Los Blancos “rule the capital”. It was 6am on Sunday at Cibeles, the club’s usual gathering point to celebrate cup triumphs, and it came less than a mile away from the square where Atletico Madrid had celebrated their first La Liga win in 18 years just a week before.

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone (centre) clashes with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane

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As the man in black finally downed tools and walked away from the most remarkable season in Atletico Madrid’s history on Saturday night, he did so still with a spring in his step and his head held high.

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone (centre) clashes with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane
Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the vital goal for Real Madrid
Gareth Bale celebrates his winning goal in the 2-1 Copa del Rey final victory over Barcelona

Champions League final 2014 - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid analysis: Where the match will be won and lost

City rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will meet for the fifth time this season when they run out at Benfica’s Estádio da Luz in the Champions League final on Saturday night.

Jose Mourinho will be in the Chelsea dugout tonight against against Atletico Madrid

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The winner of the fixture will face Real Madrid in the final on 24 May

Thibaut Cortois featured against his parent club Chelsea
Petr Cech suffered an early injury and had to be substituted
Ashley Cole excelled for Chelsea at Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid 0 Chelsea 0 comment: Ashley Cole and the old Blues' guard draw on experience in Champions League semi-final

Mourinho's defence held firm in the first-leg of the Champions League tie

Atletico goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is expected to face Chelsea, who he is on loan from
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has coped admirably well with a shoestring budget

Sam Wallace: Why Atletico Madrid are far from the Robin Hood club of European football

The Spanish have been cast as one of the most deserving clubs in Europe, but their dubious tax history suggests otherwise

Gareth Bale will be featuring for Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals

Champions League draw: A guide to the semi-finals as Chelsea face Atletico Madrid while Real Madrid will meet Bayern Munich

All the information you need to know on the tournament's final four

Koke arrives at the far post to score for Atletico Madrid

Champions League draw: Real Madrid have a new club to fear among Europe's elite, their neighbours Atletico Madrid

The draw for the Champions League final four will be made on Friday

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