MADRID GETS 3 OF ATLÉTICO
This is LaLiga: Madrid slams a poor Atlético and tightens the classification
Published:13/12/2020 - 00:49h
Updated:13/12/2020 - 00:49h
Real Madrid came close to Atlético de Madrid in qualifying after their derby win. The whites are now 3 points from the lead and dream of LaLiga. In addition, Sevilla won and got into Europa League positions
The classification of LaLiga has tightened a lot of after the victory of the Real Madrid on the Athletic of Madrid. The whites faced the derbi Madrilenian without option to fail, since to having lost could have said goodbye to the championship. But the ones of Zinedine Zidane gave his best version and surpassed by 2-0 to a picture rojiblanco that seemed a shadow of the equipazo that were being up to now in League.
The ones of the Cholo Simeone arrived to Alfredo Gave Stéfano with 26 points of 30 possible, with alone 2 goals fit and without having lost in all the course. The colchoneros were, in theory, favourites for the derbi, but from the pitido initial, went the Madrid the one who wanted to eat the field and snatch him the imbatibilidad to the athletic. Karim Benzema already warned to Jan Oblak with a zurdazo that touched in the stick after an impressive hand of the esloveno.
After the first big opportunity of the madridistas, gave the feeling that it did not go to be the night of the rojiblancos. Casemiro Confirmed it shortly after with a perfect head butt that could not stop Oblak. After advancing in the marker, the whites lived very comfortable during a first time that dominated from beginning to end. In the second, the Atleti began something better and had the tie near, but Lemar failed and the changes of Simeone gave wings to the Madrid.
The Argentinian removed to Joao Félix of the field and shortly after Carvajal propició the 2-0 after a spectacular finish to prompt boat from out of the area that, after touching in the stick, the goalkeeper colchonero put in own door without wanting. This was the sentence for the leaders of LaLiga, that now remain only 3 points above the whites, 26 points to 23. Luckily for the rojiblancos, have a meeting less than the ones of Chamartín and could recover the stray advantage.
On the other hand, the Seville surpassed to the Getafe by the minimum (0-1) and has put in the fight by the places of League of Champions. The sevillistas, that won thanks to a goal in own door of Etxeita to 10 minutes for the end of the duel, is now fifth, in Europe League. The ones of Julen Lopetegui are right now to 2 points of the Villarreal, that plays this Sunday in front of the Betis and that with a triumph could advance even to the Madrid.
The Barça has to take advantage of the 'prick' of the Atleti
It will be necessary to see if the FC Barcelona achieves to take advantage of this 'prick' of the Athletic in his commitment in front of the Raise. The culés receive to the granotas, that right now are falling and that need the triumph so much or more than the Barcelona. The ones of Ronald Koeman can not fail and have to add the three points to approach to the European places and to the leadership. A victory, would leave to the barcelonistas to 9 points of the colchoneros and to 6 of the Madrid, although with a party less than the whites.