Barca top La Liga as Atletico defeat Real Madrid, a support from Alvaro Morata helped Atletico Madrid to a 3-1 victory over Real Madrid during the 233rd Madrid derby, as Los Rojiblancos got only the second win from their last nine home conflicts with Real.
Atleti were making destruction in the wide spaces that were left and got their reward again 18 minutes in, as Saul Niguez’s splendid dinked cross chose Antoine Griezmann, who likewise left Kepa Arrizabalaga vulnerable and Los Blancos paralyzed.
Barca top La Liga as Atletico defeat Real Madrid
Real attempted to work open doors yet were battling against an efficient Atleti side, which brought about a confident Eduardo Camavinga strike that diverted off Saul prior to finding the top of Jan Oblak’s net as the half-hour mark drew nearer.
Toni Kroos eventually conjured the moment of magic that Los Blancos needed as he cut across Marcos Llorente and shot a venomous strike out of Oblak’s reach.
Camavinga then, at that point, thought he’d leveled before the break when David Alaba’s endeavor hit the post and arrived at his feet, however Antonio Rudiger was decreed to have been offside when the cross came in.
Mario Hermoso verged on intensifying the visitors’ misery with a circling header that cut the crossbar on its far finished, and Carlo Ancelotti before long answered with a triple change.
That brought a lift as Rodrygo’s strong shot constrained a bold block from Stefan Savić, before Aurelien Tchouameni and Rudiger sent aggressive strikes from range agonisingly wide.
Atleti proceeded with their incredible unbeaten run at the Metropolitano Arena, which stretches back to January. Los Rojiblancos likewise finished Real’s perfect start to the season in all competitions and kept them from recovering best position in LaLiga.