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Morata, Ñíguez led Atletico Madrid to the win against Villarreal

Alvaro Morata celebrating after goal against Villarreal at Wanda Metroplitano

Madrid, Spain – Alvaro Morata and Saúl Ñíguez scored as Atletico Madrid defeated Villarreal in the game played at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Atletico Madrid 2-0 Villarreal

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 31′ Álvaro Morata (Atlético de Madrid) scored the opening goal with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner assisted by Filipe Luís.
  • 45’+1′ First Half Ends Atletico Madrid 1 Villarreal 0

Second Half:

  • 66′ Álvaro González (Villarreal) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 70′ Santiago Cáseres (Villarreal) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 79′ Víctor Ruiz (Villarreal) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 88′ Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid) doubled the lead with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal assisted by Diego Costa.
  • 90’+4′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

Atletico MadridVillarreal
51%Possession49%
15 (7)Shots (on target)14 (4)
9Fouls10
0Yellow Cards3
0Red Cards0
3Offsides0
6Corner Kicks7
3Saves5

Lineups:

Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak (GK), Stefan Savic, José Giménez, Filipe Luís, Santiago Arias, Rodri, Koke, Thomas Lemar, Saúl Ñíguez, Alvaro Morata, Antoine Griezmann

Villarreal: Sergio Asenjo (GK), Ramiro Funes Mori, Víctor Ruiz, Álvaro, Santi Cazorla, Vicente Iborra, Santiago Cáseres, Alfonso Pedraza, Mario, Carlos Bacca, Karl Toko Ekambi

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