is back Atletico Madrid From afar, a historic defeat at home to Cadiz, after they overturned a two-goal deficit into a 3-2 win on Sunday evening, in the eighth stage of the tournament. La Liga Football, thanks to a brace by Argentine Angel Correa.
With its third victory in a row and the fifth this season, Argentine coach Diego Simeone’s team raised its score to 16 points in fourth place, one point ahead of Real Sociedad, who won Saturday over Athletic Bilbao (14 points) by three clean goals, while the score was frozen. Kadesh At 9 points in twelfth place.
Cadiz seemed on its way to achieving its first victory ever at Atletico Stadium in the history of their league confrontations, which began in 1977, after leading by two clean goals, contrary to the course of the match. But the landowner did not surrender, and fought fiercely to return; Until he succeeded in coming out with three points.
Atletico started the match pressing, and was close to opening the scoring less than three minutes after the start. But luck was against Frenchman Antoine Griezmann after his shot bounced off the left post, then the French striker followed it up with another opportunity that was saved by Argentine goalkeeper Jeremias Ledesma (4).
Cadiz’s response was harsh, as it benefited from poor concentration in passing the ball from the hosts. To snatch the lead goal through Brazilian Lucas Pires after a cross from Chris Ramos (12), then the surprise was complete when the visitors added the second goal in the 27th minute through Roger Marti with a beautiful “falling” shot over Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak.
But Angel Correa brought the hosts back into the atmosphere by reducing the gap in the 32nd minute with a header from Cesar Azpilicueta’s cross. Then Simeone’s men began the second half by equalizing through the other Argentine, Nahuel Molina, whose shot from the fallen defender Javi Hernandez was diverted into the net (46).
Correa struck again in the 66th minute to put Atletico in the lead after he broke the offside trap following a pass from Saul Niguez before shooting into the net, which was the goal that decided the difference between the two teams in the end.
In a second match, and in his second consecutive start with the first team, young Senegalese Hassan Diaw found his way into the net and led Real Betis to victory over its guest, Valencia, 3-0.
The 18-year-old opened the scoring in the 41st minute, after he also scored in the last stage’s draw against Granada (1-1), before Marc Roca added the second goal in the 52nd minute, and Moroccan substitute Abdel Samad Zalzouli III in the 85th minute, confirming the team’s third victory. Andalusia is in seventh place, while Valencia fell to tenth with ten points.
Granada punishes Almeria for his recklessness
In another match, Almeria wasted its first win of the season after leading its guest Granada by 3-0, before finally settling for a 3-3 draw.
Almeria was about to play its first match under the leadership of its interim coach, Alberto Lasarte, who succeeded Vicente Moreno, who was dismissed on Friday from his position due to the team’s failure to achieve any victory in the first seven stages, which left it languishing at the bottom of the standings.
Almería seemed on its way to a successful start with Lasarte when it finished the first half against its guest Granada with a 3-0 lead, with Colombian hero Luis Suarez scoring the three goals in the final minutes (41, 44, and 1+45). But the visitors refused to give up, fighting to avoid their sixth defeat of the season; Until they finally managed to snatch a point.
After missing the first penalty kick by Antonio Puertas (57), Granada succeeded in converting the second by Brian Saracusa (66), before continuing their comeback with a second goal scored by Ricard Sanchez (70), until they equalized through Albanian substitute Mirto Uzuni (86), to raise the score. The team has 5 points in the penultimate nineteenth place, two points ahead of Almeria itself.
For its part, Osasuna achieved its third victory this season away from home out of three victories, and it came at the expense of Deportivo Alaves with two clean goals scored by Jose Arnaes (36) and Croatian Ante Budimir (90), raising its score to 10 points compared to 7 for its host, who suffered its fifth defeat.