Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid(2 – 5)
Pressure builds for Barca as Atletico Madrid splashes out Sevilla with 2 – 5 score.
Atletico Madrid is just 7 points behind, building some pressure on Barcelona with this win. Antoine Griezmann scored an amazing hat-trick and Diego Costa celebrated his 100th LaLiga appearance for his team with a goal.
At the starting of game Sevilla kept the pressure on the visitor’s team. At 18′ Navas was forced to make a way out with a calf injury. Layun replaces him. At 29′ Costa puts his team ahead of one goal, poor defending by Sevilla.Then after Griezmann made it 2-0 with a stunning finish at 42′ picking up a headed clearance on the edge of the box and curling his shot into the top left corner.
HALF-TIME : 0 – 2
Atletico Madrid earned a 2-0 lead at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan with the help of Diego Costa and Antoine Griezmann. At 50′ a penalty was awarded to the visitors as Costa links up with Gabi in the final third and he lifts the ball over Rico but gets wiped out in the process and the referee spotted it out.GOALLL and it was the second goal for Griezmann and third for his team.
Later at 65′ Another defensive mistake awarded Atletico the fourth goal as Griezmann intercepted Gabriel Mercado’s pass to his keeper and back-heeled it for the supporting Koke to score an amazing goal. And later at 81′ Griezmann was successful in scoring his hat-trick and 5th goal of his team(Assist by Saul).
Later Sevilla managed to score two goals in the last five minutes through Pablo Sarabia and Nolito before being denied a penalty in injury time.
FULL – TIME: 2 – 5
58 points for Atletico with this win.