Atlético 1 – Barcelona 0: with “Josema” on the court, the mattress is still leading and undefeated – Ovation – 11/21/2020

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Historic triumph the one that got Atlético de Madrid before Barcelona since it was the first for Spanish League since Diego Simeone directs the mattress team.

On February 14, 2010, with goals from Diego Forlán and Simao, it had been the last joy for the League for Atlético de Madrid when Quique Sánchez Flores was still on the substitute bench.

The game was not just one more taking into account that after much repercussion, Luis Suárez ended up losing it for being positive for Covid-19, the same reason why Lucas Torreira could not be there, and that so much annoyance generated in the capital institution .

The one who was on the court was Jose Maria Gimenez and he was one of the most important men of the mattress team, key considering that on the other side was the always fearsome Barcelona who came to this duel without Ronald Araújo, injured.

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco defeats Marc Ter Stegen to go straight to goal at Atlético de Madrid-Barcelona.  Photo: Reuters.
Yannick Ferreira Carrasco defeats Marc Ter Stegen to go straight to goal at Atlético de Madrid-Barcelona. Photo: Reuters.

The game was even and there were really chances for both teams, but when there were a few minutes to go, the only goal of the match appeared at the feet of Yannick Ferreira Carrasco.

The Belgian beat Ter Stegen, with a pipe included after a bad start from the goalkeeper, and defined with the free goal to score the 1-0 that was going to be final and that Oblak kept in the complement before the Catalans attempts.

Atlético and historic triumph for Diego Simeone. Triumph that also maintains the undefeated mattress and that allows him to continue as leader of the Spanish League with two games less.

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