Villarreal 0-2 Atletico Madrid: Atletico Madrid beat Villarreal 2-0 at the Estadio de la Ceramica

This result takes Diego Simeone's team to 58 points in the competition
Technical card:
Villarreal: Jan Oblak, Mario Hermoso, Stefan Savic, Felipe, Sime Vrsaljko, Thomas Lemar, Marcos Llorente, Koke, Saul Niguez, Angel Correa and Luis Suarez
Atletico Madrid: Sergio Asenjo, Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza, Dani Parejo, Manu Trigueros, Etienne Capoue, Gerard Moreno, Moi Gomez and Samuel Chukwueze
Stadium: the Estadio de la Ceramica
Goals: Alfonso Pedraza (0-1, min. 25) and Joao Felix (0-2, min. 69)

Atletico beat Villarreal with a thumping 2-0 victory on Sunday at the Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Athletic Club in their previous game. Atletico Madrid lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Levante. As the table looks today, Villarreal are in 7th place on the table and has 37 points while Atletico Madrid sit in 1st with 58 points after 25 matches.

Atletico Madrid started strong and were rewarded, beginning with Alfonso Pedraza opening the scoring, 25 minutes in, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

Atletico Madrid continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, following Joao Felix opening the scoring in the 69th minute to hand victory to the visitors.

For Villarreal Carlos Bacca, Pervis Estupinan, Jaume Costa and Alex Baena came on for Moi Gomez, Alfonso Pedraza, Etienne Capoue and Manu Trigueros, while Atletico replaced Thomas Lemar, Luis Suarez and Angel Correa for Joao Felix, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Lucas Torreira.

There were bookings for Jaume Costa and Raul Albiol from Villarreal and Felipe, Thomas Lemar and Saul Niguez for Atletico.

Villarreal will play their next fixture away against Valencia, while Atletico Madrid will face Real Madrid at home.

 

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