On an extraordinary day at the Estadio Vicente Calderon in Madrid, Atletico Madrid registered a thumping 4-0 win over title and city rivals Real Madrid. The champions started the game on a positive note and never stopped, while Madrid could never get started. The defeat was also Real’s first and only league defeat at the Vicente Calderon in the 21st century, highlighting the enormity of the victory. It all started with a goalkeeping error from captain Iker Casillas who fumbled a 20-yard Tiago shot that was aimed directly at him. Following it, a beautiful Saul Niguez bicycle kick put Atleti 2-0 ahead, sending the La Liga champions into half time with a two goal lead. After the break, as Madrid pressed for an equaliser, throwing men forward, gaps emerged at the back, allowing Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic to get on the scoreboard and secure a famous win. Ancelotti, who won two trophies, including La Decima, in his first season […]