Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid: The Andalusian team silenced Los Rojiblancos 1-0

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-04-05 14:02:59 IST

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This defeat did not change Atletico Madrid's position at the top of the Spanish League standings. However, with 66 points from 29 matches, Atletico are now only three points ahead of Real Madrid who are in second place.

Atletico Madrid's slipping in the Spanish League continued as they lost to Sevilla headquarters as Atletico lost by a thin score of 1-0.The hosts, who pressed from the start, got a penalty in the first half.

However, the execution of Lucas Ocampos was thwarted by Jan Oblak. Sevilla was only able to break the deadlock in the second half with a header from Marcos Ac.

This defeat did not change Atletico Madrid's position at the top of the Spanish League standings. However, with 66 points from 29 matches, Atletico are now only three points ahead of Real Madrid who are in second place.

Meanwhile, Sevilla is getting stronger in fourth place in the Spanish League standings. Julen Lopetegui's team collected 58 points from 29 matches.

Sevilla continued their pressure in the second half. A cross from the left was met by Rakitic with a volley. But the ball still bounced over the crossbar.

Atletico are not without opportunities. Starting from a corner kick, the ball which was swept by Kounde fell to Koke's feet. The Atletico midfielder then fired a shot, but Bounou could still anticipate it.

Sevilla finally broke the deadlock in the 70th minute. Marcos Acuna's header broke into Jan Oblak's goal.

This goal came from Suso's breakthrough pass to Jesus Navas who ran into the penalty box. Navas then releases the bait in front of goal. Acuna, who was standing unattended, gore the ball into the goal.

Atletico's attempt to equalize the score in injury time was thwarted by Yassine Bounou. Luis Suarez releases a pass which is continued by Correa who is free-standing in the penalty box. However, his shot was blocked by Bounou.

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