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Atletico’s championship title was postponed due to the delay of Madrid

MADRID (AP) – Atletico Madrid lost to Real Madrid late to draw 1 on Sunday. Հաշվով leave the league leaders at a higher risk of pursuing the Spanish title.

Following the reduction of injuries, Karim Benzema, who is part of Madrid, scored a goal in the 87th minute after Luis Suarez’s goal against Atletico at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

For most of the match, Atletico controlled the league table, wasting a few chances, increasing the difference in their score, eventually paying the price, wasting their chances to increase at the top of the league.

The draw kept Diego Simeone’s side five points clear of Madrid, just three points ahead of second-placed Barcelona, ​​who beat Osasuna 2 on Saturday. With a score of 0. “Atletico” has a game in its hands against both Madrid and “Barcelona”.

Atletico is trying to win its first league title since 2014. Since then, either “Barcelona” or “Madrid” have won the title.

Atletico Madrid have not beaten Madrid in 10 consecutive league games since 2016, with five defeats and five draws. In the previous game of the teams last year it was 2: Lost 0 in Madrid.

The Madrid fans, unknown disappointingly in the draw with “Ros Sociedad”, had three consecutive victories over “Atletico” in all competitions.

The game passed without fans, but before the game, there was a large gathering of Atletico supporters outside the stadium. Their chants and the celebration of goals after Suarez’s goal were heard in the stadium.

They were heard loudly at the end of the match, when Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak made two great long-range saves from Benzema’s consecutive attempts. Moments later, Oblak stopped his free-kick attempt.

He could not stop Benzema in the last minutes, as the striker found the net near the penalty spot after Casimiro’s pass throughout the game.

“Atletico” started the game by pushing forward և opened the score in the 15th minute. Suarez found the outside corner of his right foot after the transfer of Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to Marcos Llorente.

Atletico’s top scorer Suarez with 17 goals did not find the net in five games in all competitions. The 34-year-old Uruguayan striker, who joined Barcelona this season, transferred to Messi, Messi, who has been the league’s top scorer this season.

In the second half, Madrid tried to gain control, but it was Atletico who continued to threaten the most in counter-attacks, wasting some good goal moments.

Madrid were left without injured captain Sergio Ramos, while Atletico returned to defender Kieran Triprieri after he ended a 10-game ban for violating betting rules.

“Atletico” had two unsuccessful failures in the championship at home. Lost 2-0 to Levante, drew 2-2 with Celta Vigo.

At the same time, Madrid have won four consecutive away games in all competitions, including a 1-0 win over Atalanta in the first leg of the 16th round of the Champions League. Atletico lost 1-0 to Chelsea in their first match of the European Championship.

After Antoine Griezmann’s goal in early 2019, “Atletico” did not score in the last three derbies of the championship, in the game against “Madrid”. It has never played four games without a goal against the opponent.

During the championship, Madrid never lost in four visits to Atletico’s Metropolitano Stadium. It is the only league team where it is undefeated.

The draw did not break Simeone’s Luis Aragones club record of 308 victories as coach.


Fran Beltran scored the winner in the 76th minute, when Celta Vigo twice paid the difference 4. Defeating the last place Huesca with 3 points.

“Celta” moved to the eighth place, and Huesca was 4 points away from safety.


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