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    26 year old in New York; Passionate fan of the beautiful game; lover of Argentina (los Albicelestes); long-suffering, devoted supporter of Atlético Madrid (los Rojiblancos) for the past 13 years.
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UEFA Qualifier: Atlético Madrid 3 Vojvodina 0

Posted by atleti on August 16, 2007

QUE PARTIDAZO DEL ATLETI! We have one foot in the doorway to UEFA Cup action after a fantastic, convincing performance tonight! We didn’t have to suffer through our victory! Los Rojiblancos played magnificiently for long spells of the game. This is a team that will bring pride back to el Vicente Calderón stadium.

We ended the first half 1-0 thanks to a 37th minute close-range strike by Maxi (assist by kun Aguero); in truth, it should have ended 2-0 since the Argentine had a goal wrongly ruled offside in the 13th minute.

At one point, we held 80% possession.

Excellent performances: kun Aguero (#1, flawless), Maniche (amazing performance!), Forlan (class act), Raul Garcia (pacey), Simao, Maxi, Seitaridis, even Pernia! Good exchanges between kun and Forlan; Maniche was tremendous and was most unfortunate to have a shot at goal saved.

2nd Half Notes

-A second yellow issued to Miroslav Milutonovic in the 47th minute.

-61 minute goal by Forlan (assist by Maniche)

-69th minute goal by Aguero (assist by Forlan)

I couldn’t be happier about this 1st leg performance with all the key players back in the squad. We played brilliantly and strongly.

Leo franco, Seitaridis, Pablo, Perea, Pernia, Raul Garcia, Maniche, Maxi (Jurado min 81), Forlan, Simao (Reyes min 64), Aguero (Luis Garcia min 75)

Among the unused subs? LUCCIN. Please let this mean the end of the rubbish Frenchman.

Starting 11:

–Leo Franco–
Raul Garcia–Maniche–Maxi

BRING ON THE 2nd (away) LEG and, more importantly, BRING ON THE MADRID DERBY!

Aupa Atleti!

8 Responses to “UEFA Qualifier: Atlético Madrid 3 Vojvodina 0”

  1. lara said

    Wonderful! I’m so happy!! Hope I’ll see some highlights at least …

    (Sorry I’ve been on your blog so much. I’ve loved this club for so long but I just discovered your blog the other day. I love it! And I’m so excited for this year.) :)

  2. atleti said

    Not a problem, Lara! Always happy to have other supporters share their thoughts & opinions!

    I’ll post up any interesting follow-up stuff.


  3. lara said

    I found this on YouTube:

  4. atleti said

    Just added it! Thanks!

  5. Andrey said

    Atleti, hope you don’t mind me linking to your match review…Good days are upon us….Aupa Atleti

  6. raul said

    geat game and goals,btw pekaric is a great player!!!

  7. atleti said

    Not a problem, Andrey! I look forward to reading your thoughts on games once the season gets started! :)

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