La Liga: Atletico Madrid broach a Real blow

Atletico Madrid's players applaud their initial idea during a match Atletico Madrid group celebrates Antoine Griezmann’s usually idea opposite Real Madrid.(Source:Reuters)

France striker Antoine Griezmann scored a usually idea in a 53rd notation to put Atletico within 5 points of leaders Barcelona in second place in a standings.

Third-placed Real, who were dominant in 11 matches and on a run of 7 home wins going into a match, sojourn 9 points behind sour rivals Barcelona and will be 12 adrift if a champions win during home to Sevilla on Sunday.

Diego Simeone’s Atletico have mislaid usually once in 10 meetings with Real in all competitions while Zinedine Zidane tasted better as Real’s manager for a initial time in 9 matches in charge.

“The joining is over,” Zidane conceded. “To remove during home to Atletico is a tough blow.”

“We take it as healthy to be means to win here during a Bernabeu,” Simeone told reporters.

Griezmann exchanged a one-two with left behind Filipe Luis as he headed into a box and directed a sweet, low shot inside a nearby post past goalkeeper Keylor Navas for his 13th joining goal.

It was Atletico’s initial idea in 3 matches after dual 0-0 draws and their eminent steely counterclaim hold organisation to concede Real usually a peculiar sighting of their net and usually 3 transparent chances for Cristiano Ronaldo.

“This compare defines us as a group and we will continue to try and improve,” Simeone said.

Just past a half hour, Ronaldo had a giveaway flog punched divided by Jan Oblak afterwards Karim Benzema was narrowly far-reaching with a shot opposite a face of idea after a round had come behind into a box.

Griezmann had his initial possibility in a 41st with a shot from outward a box that was set to drop underneath a bar before Navas leapt to tip it over.

A notation later, a Costa Rica goalkeeper went down during a feet of his nearby post to spin a shot from midfielder Koke divided for a corner.

Navas also saved good from right behind Juanfran in a second half while a Real assault in a final entertain constructed usually dual headers on aim for Ronaldo, conjunction of most difficulty to Oblak.

Danilo, personification during left behind in place of associate Brazilian Marcelo who missed a compare with flesh fatigue, started a mangle low in a Real half and was usually far-reaching of a distant post with a finish in a home side’s final wish of an equaliser.