Atletico Madrid lost to Sevilla in La Liga. However, the team is still at number-1 in the points table. But this has given Real Madrid and Barcelona a chance to return.
Atletico Madrid lost 0–1 to Sevilla in La Liga. However, the team still remains at the top of the points table.
Real Madrid and Barcelona remain in the race for the title after the defeat of Atletico Madrid. Atletico Madrid have won the title for 10 times. However, it has not been able to win the title since 2013-14.
Atletico Madrid is first with 66 points and Barcelona is at number two with 65 points. Real Madrid have played 29 matches so far and have 63 points.
If Real Madrid wins the next match, then it will be 66 points. In such a situation, there will be no difference of point between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid won the title last season. Real has won the title for the most 34 times.
In the match between Sevilla and Atlético Madrid, both teams could not score goals in the first half. In the second half from Sevilla, Marcos Akunia scored in the 70th minute to give the team a 1-0 lead.
Sevilla retained this lead until the last minute and did not give Atlético Madrid any chance to equalize. This is Atletico’s third defeat in the current season. The team has won 20 matches so far while 6 matches have been drawn. Barcelona have won their last six matches.
Talking about the current season, Lionel Messi is on top in terms of goals. He has scored 23 goals so far.
No other player has touched the 20-goal mark. Villarreal’s Gerrard Morena and Atlético Madrid’s Luis Suarez are second with 19 goals each. Karim Benzema has scored 18 goals.