Atlético Madrid took a precious victory over its host Barcelona, with two goals without return, in the showdown that brought them together in the eighth round tonight, Saturday, at the “Wanda Metropolitano” stadium, the stronghold of Rokhi Blancos. of the Spanish League competition 2021-2022.
Thomas Lemar scored the goal for Atletico Madrid in the 24th minute of the game, then Uruguayan star Luis Suarez added Al-Rouki Blancos’ second goal against his former team in the 44th minute of the game.
Refusing to celebrate the goal he scored against his previous team, which won him many titles, Suarez increased his score to 4 goals in the Spanish League this season.
After his goal against Barcelona, Suarez managed to net all 31 teams he faced in the Spanish league, Opta’s statistics network reports.
Barcelona played the match with a formation that consisted of: Goalkeepers: Ter Stegen / Defense line: Dest, Pique, Araujo, Mengueza / Midfield: Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Nico Gonzalez / Attackers: Coutinho, Depay, Gavi.
Atletico Madrid’s line-up is as follows: Goalkeepers: Jan Oblak / Defense Line: Llorente, Savic, Jimenez, Hermoso, Carrasco / Midfield: De Paul, Koke, Lemar / Attackers: Joao Felix, Suarez.
With this result, Atlético Madrid occupies second place in the Spanish league standings with 17 points, winning in 5 matches, drawing twice and losing once, only to come behind Real Madrid, the leader, on goal difference.
As Barcelona dropped to ninth in the Spanish League standings after the balance froze to 12 points, it rallied from three wins and the same from draws, receiving its first La Liga defeat to Atlético Madrid.
Barcelona are bottom of the Champions League group E, with no points, while Benfica is second with 4 points collected from a first-round draw with Dynamo Kiev and a win over Barca.