Actual Madrid misplaced precious factors within the Spanish title combat on Wednesday. On a go to to Elche, ‘The Royal’ got here no additional than 1-1. Earlier within the night, Luis Suárez gave chief Atlético Madrid the win towards Getafe (1-0), whereas coach Diego Simeone reached a particular milestone.
Suárez offers Atlético victory
Luka Modric opened the rating for Actual towards Elche after twenty minutes. The Croat used the rebound along with his head after a tough lengthy shot by Marco Asensio hit the bar. Simply earlier than that Marcelo had additionally hit the aluminum on behalf of the Madrid individuals.
Early within the second half, Elche tied the rating by way of a penalty kick. The ball went on the spot as a result of a foul by Dani Carvajal, who was holding Lucas Boyé. The nice alternative was utilized by Fidel.
Sooner or later, Actual had possibilities of the successful purpose, however Elche goalkeeper Édgar Badía saved some extent for his group. The Spaniard was alert to targets by Carvajal and Sergio Ramos.
Because of the draw, quantity two Actual is now two factors behind Atlético. As well as, the chief has performed two extra video games.
In Estadio Wanda Metropolitano, Suárez scored within the twentieth minute for Atlético. The attacker made a lovely header from a free kick and made his eighth league purpose of this season towards Getafe.
Simply earlier than that, Thomas Lemar shot on the put up on behalf of the house group. The rest of the sport offered few large possibilities, though Suárez was nonetheless near his second of the night.
Getafe was additionally unable to seek out the online, so the membership from the Madrid suburb was unable to attain towards Atlético for the eighteenth time in a row.
Simeone was on the bench at Atlético for the five hundredth time. Final Tuesday, the Argentinian coach additionally reached a formidable milestone by reserving the three-hundredth victory towards Actual Sociedad (0-2) with ‘Los Colchoneros’.
Towards Getafe, Simeone might not have entry to Diego Costa and Kieran Trippier. Costa had his contract with the Spanish membership canceled on Tuesday for private causes and Trippier was suspended for ten weeks final week for violating the betting guidelines of the English soccer affiliation FA.
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