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Griezmann scores as Atletico Madrid beat Valencia in La Liga

Griezmann scores as Atletico Madrid beat Valencia in La Liga

This Saturday, Atlético de Madrid received Valencia and did not give chances to the zebra. For the 26th round of the Spanish Championshipthe Colchoneros won by 3 to 0 the duel played at the Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano.

With the result, Atlético reaches 51 points, consolidated in third place in the competition. Meanwhile, Valencia continues with a critical campaign, in 17th place, with only 26 points, and could fall into the relegation zone until the end of the round.

Commander of the match, Atlético de Madrid had the best opportunities throughout the first stage. Diego Simeone’s team opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, when Marcos Llorente found Griezmann inside the area, and the French attacking midfielder finished off the goalkeeper.

Valencia even sketched a reaction and managed to score in the 30th minute, with Hugo Duro. However, after checking the VAR, the arbitration signaled a foul at the beginning of the play and annulled the visitors’ goal.

With that, Atletico Madrid held the minimal advantage until the break. In the second half, the Colchoneros extended the score after four minutes, when Yannick Carrasco received a pass from De Paul and hit hard to score the second. Comfortable in the match, the team closed the scoring in the 22nd minute, Lemar taking advantage of Morata’s cross.

See the results of this Saturday’s Spanish Championship games

Almeria 1 x 1 Cadiz
Rayo Vallecano 2 x 2 Girona
Spanish 1 x 3 Celta de Vigo
Atletico Madrid 3 x 0 Valencia

Source: Gazetaesportiva

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