Raul Garcia

  • Rodriguez scores on debut as Real draw 1-1 with Atletico in Super Cup first leg 2 days ago

    Madrid: James Rodriguez scored in his Spanish debut as Real Madrid earned a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Super Cup on Tuesday. Rodriguez came on for Cristiano Ronaldo in the second half at the Santiago Bernabeu and found the back of the net in the...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 1-0 to move closer to La Liga title April 27, 2014

    Spain: Atletico Madrid moved even closer to their first Spanish league title in 18 years on Sunday with a 1-0 victory at Valencia. Raul Garcia scored with an expert header in the 43rd minute, and Atletico's defense did the rest as it gave Valencia no chance to rally at their Mestalla...
  • Atletico Madrid stay on course for surprise La Liga title April 5, 2014

    Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course for a surprise La Liga title triumph when Raul Garcia's header secured a 1-0 win for the leaders at home to seventh-placed Villarreal on Saturday. Atletico were missing top scorer Diego Costa and playmaker Arda Turan through injury but dispatched Villarreal with an efficient, if...
  • Atletico midfielder Raul Garcia agrees contract extension February 18, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid have rewarded in form midfielder Raul Garcia with a three-year contract extension to the end of June 2018, the club said on Monday. Garcia, 27, has got 14 goals this term in all competitions, helping keep Atletico's La Liga challenge alive with several standout performances and propelling them...
  • Atletico Madrid beat Valladolid to take provisional lead February 15, 2014

    Barcelona: Raul Garcia scored and set up Diego Costa's 21st Spanish league goal of the season on Saturday, helping Atletico Madrid rebound from a three-game losing run by beating Valladolid 3-0 at home, to provisionally claim the competition lead. Barcelona need a victory over Rayo Vallecano later to pull even with...
  • High-flying Atletico knock Valencia out of Cup January 15, 2014

    Barcelona: Second-half headers from Diego Godin and Raul Garcia gave holders Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win over Valencia and a place in the King's Cup quarter-finals by 3-1 on aggregate. Atletico, fresh from a draw with Barcelona at the weekend that kept them level on points with the champions at the...
  • Atletico held to a 1-1 draw at Mallorca January 7, 2013

    Second-place Atletico Madrid fell 11 points behind Barcelona after conceding an 87th-minute equaliser at Mallorca for a 1-1 draw. Raul Garcia had put Atletico ahead in the 73rd, but Kevin Garcia leveled after a defensive lapse to split the points. Diego Simeone's men held the majority of the possession in the...
  • Atletico through in Europa, setback for Liverpool November 23, 2012

    London: Lazio, Napoli and reigning champions Atletico Madrid were among the 13 teams to qualify for the knockout stage of the Europa League on Thursday. However, there was a setback for another of the competition's big names as Liverpool were held to a frustrating 2-2 draw at home to Young...