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Atletico Madrid 0-2 Levante – Levante earn hard-fought win over Atletico Madrid

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Technical card:
Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak, Jose Gimenez (Thomas Lemar, min.54), Mario Hermoso, Felipe, Marcos Llorente, Angel Correa (Ricard Sanchez, min.61), Geoffrey Kondogbia (Lucas Torreira, min.61), Koke (Moussa Dembele, min.74), Renan Lodi, Luis Suarez and Joao Felix
Levante: Dani Cardenas, Ruben Vezo, Oscar Duarte, Mickael Malsa, Tono (Carlos Clerc, min.71), Coke (Son, min.71), Enis Bardhi, Rober Pier, Ruben Rochina (Jorge De Frutos Sebastian, min.62), Sergio Leon (Dani Gomez, min.62) and Jose Luis Morales (Nikola Vukcevic, min.80)
Stadium: Wanda Metropolitano
Goals: Jose Luis Morales (0-1, min. 30) and Jorge De Frutos Sebastian (0-2, min. 90)

Levante snatched all three points from Atletico in a 2-0 victory on Saturday, at Wanda Metropolitano. Atletico Madrid were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Levante were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Osasuna. As the table looks today, Atletico Madrid and Levante currently occupy 1st and 8th spots in the league, with 55 points and 31 points respectively after 24 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Levante, beginning with a goal from Jose Luis Morales, 30 minutes in and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Levante continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Jorge De Frutos Sebastian opening the scoring just before the final whistle, sealing a resounding 2-0 victory for the away side.

For Atletico Madrid Thomas Lemar, Lucas Torreira, Ricard Sanchez and Moussa Dembele came on for Jose Gimenez, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Angel Correa and Koke, while Levante brought on Jorge De Frutos Sebastian, Dani Gomez, Son, Carlos Clerc and Nikola Vukcevic to replace Ruben Rochina, Sergio Leon, Coke, Tono and Jose Luis Morales.

There were bookings for Thomas Lemar and Koke from Atletico and Ruben Vezo, Dani Cardenas and Rober Pier for Levante.

Atletico Madrid will next play Villarreal away, with Levante facing Athletic Club at home.

 

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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