Atlético’s ten historic qualifiers against British teams

The canteranos make history behind closed doors

On October 2, 1985, Atlético played one of those games that also remain in history. The rival was the Scottish Glasgow Celtic. The match was played at Celtic Park, before only 200 spectators, since the match was played behind closed doors due to a UEFA sanction. The match corresponded to the first round of the Recopa. In the first leg, played at Manzanares, there was a tie at one goal. Setién had advanced to Atlético, but Johnstone, the figure of Celtic, equalized the clash. And everything was open for the return. In Scottish lands, Atlético won 1-2 and gave the surprise. An Atlético full of homegrown players who made it to the Cup Winners’ Cup final, where they were defeated by Dinamo Kiev. Fillol; Tomas, Arteche, Ruiz, Clemente; Marina (Julio Prieto, 65′), Setién, Landaburu, Quique Ramos; Cabrera (Rubio, 55′) and Da Silva played the second leg. The scorers were Setién and Quique Ramos. It was an Atlético, trained by Luis Aragonés, very competitive, who was a pineapple and with high-quality players.

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