Atlético Madrid vs Valencia (3-2)

Angel Correa’s superb late strike secured Atletico Spanish capital a 3-2 persuade Valencia at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday to delay Barcelona’s confirmation as LaLiga champions.

Defeat for Diego Simeone’s men would have seen Barca clinch a second ordered title while not even enjoying. However, they showed good character to work out of a resolute Valencia facet World Health Organization had ostensibly clenched a valuable purpose within the top-four battle with a 77th-minute Dani Parejo penalty.

Atletico was the smart price for his or her lead once Alvaro Morata opened the grading with, but ten minutes on the clock, however, they lacked intensity, and Kevin Gameiro leveled for Valencia against his former club.

Griezmann ensured Atletico went back before within the forty-ninth minutes at the top of a beautiful move and, though Parejo regenerates a contentious spot-kick to ostensibly earn Valencia a commendable draw, Correa’s long-range effort concluded the visitors’ hopes.

Atletico began with divine purpose and, when threatening with a pair of earlier deliveries, took the lead within the ninth minute – Morata turning home Juanfran’s good right cross.

Valencia bit by bit improved because the 0.5 progressed and leveled 9 minutes before the interval, Santi starling skillfully flicking the take aback Diego Godin’s head within the box and choosing out Gameiro for a straightforward end.

They weren’t level for long, however, as Atletico restored their lead just when the break – Griezmann nipping before of Jose Gaya to move in Thomas Lemar’s precise cross from the left flank.

Jan Oblak was helpless to stay Parejo’s penalty out towards the top, as a power unit review saw Saul Niguez censured – somewhat gratingly – for handball from a Gameiro effort.

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Goals Atlético Madrid

9′ Atlético Madrid A. Morata
49′ Atlético Madrid A. Griezmann
81′ Atlético Madrid A. Correa

 

Goals Valencia

36′ Valencia K. Gameiro
77′ Valencia D. Parejo (pen.)

 

Atlético Madrid Lineups

13 Jan Oblak
20 Juanfran
15 Stefan Savić
2 Diego Godín
3 Filipe Luís
6 Koke
14 Rodrigo
8 Saúl Ñíguez
11 Thomas Lemar
7 Antoine Griezmann
22 Álvaro Morata

 

Valencia Lineups

13 Neto
18 Daniel Wass
24 Ezequiel Garay
12 Mouctar Diakhaby
14 José Luis Gayà
8 Carlos Soler
10 Dani Parejo
17 Francis Coquelin
7 Gonçalo Guedes
9 Kévin Gameiro
22 Santi Mina

 

Atlético Madrid – Valencia Match Statistics

Atlético Madrid

Valencia

14 Shots Total 12
6 Shots on goal 4
6 Shots off goal 6
2 Shots blocked 2
10 Shots inside box 7
4 Shots outside box 5
17 Fouls 13
4 Corners 3
2 Offsides 0
2 Saves 3
56% Possession Time 44%
564 Passes Total 427
483 Accurate Passes 368
86% Accurate Passes% 86%

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