Diego Forlan, player of Atlético Madrid
GolTV delivers the derby, La Liga's cross-town classic
02 de noviembre de 2010
GolTV will deliver live coverage of La Liga's semiannual Derby between top team Real Madrid and cross-town competitors Atlético Madrid. GolTV will telecast the match live from Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, November 7 at 3pm."A heated local rivalry, this classic competition brings out the passion of Madrid soccer fans, both city-wide and around the world. While the match may divide the capitol, GolTV will unite U.S. soccer fans as two star-studded teams from the world's best fútbol league face off," said Rodrigo Lombello, COO of GolTV.With some of the world's best players on the roster, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Iker Casillas, and Kaká, Real Madrid will defend its dominance in the city once again. Currently leading the La Liga rankings, Real Madrid also has the upper hand in this series with Atlético Madrid, not having lost a Derby match since 1999.Across the field, Atlético Madrid will employ the talents of star players Simão, Diego Da Silva Costa, and Diego Forlán to stop its rival fútbol powerhouse. Played since La Liga's inception in 1928, the Derby has developed into a deep tradition among Madrid-dwellers and continues to be one of the premier matches of the season.