Almería 1-1 Atlético Madrid: Draw on Sunday

ALMERíA. Atlético Madrid and Almería draw 1-1. Á. Correa scored the first goal (18') for Atlético Madrid. E. Touré settled the score 1-1 (37').

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ALMERíA. Atlético Madrid and Almería draw 1-1. Á. Correa scored the first goal (18′) for Atlético Madrid. E. Touré settled the score 1-1 (37′).

The match was played at the Anexo Estadio de los Juegos del Mediterráneo stadium in Almería on Sunday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was José María Sánchez Martínez who was helped by Raúl Cabañero Martínez and Juan José López Mir. The 4th official was Daniel Palencia Caballero. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.9 degrees Celsius or 55.18 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.​

Match Statistics

Almería was in firm control of the ball 55% while Atlético Madrid was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Almería was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Almería to win the match​.

Almería shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Atlético Madrid shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Almería received 4 yellow cards (Léo Baptistão, Adrián Embarba, Sergio Reguilón and Rodrigo Ely). Talking about the opposition, Atlético Madrid received 2 yellow cards (Geoffrey Kondogbia and Saúl Ñíguez).

Also, Atlético Madrid didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Sergio Reguilón (Atlético Madrid) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (89′).

After playing this match, Almería will have 17 points like Getafe, Celta de Vigo and Real Valladolid to stay in the 14th place. Talking about the opposition, Atlético Madrid will have 27 points like Osasuna to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 17'
    17'

    Léo Baptistão

  • 18'
    18'

    Ángel Correa

  • 37'
    37'

    E. Touré

    Lucas Robertone

  • 41'
    41'

    Geoffrey Kondogbia

  • 46'
    46'

    Pablo Barrios

    Koke

  • 66'
    66'

    L. Ramazani

    E. Touré

  • 66'
    66'

    Luis Suárez

    E. Touré

  • 67'
    67'

    Adrián Embarba

  • 67'
    67'

    Álvaro Morata

    Reinildo Mandava

  • 67'
    67'

    Sergio Reguilón

    Reinildo Mandava

  • 77'
    77'

    Felipe

    Ángel Correa

  • 79'
    79'

    Iñigo Eguaras

    Gonzalo Melero

  • 79'
    79'

    Houboulang Mendes

    Adrián Embarba

  • 85'
    85'

    Houboulang Mendes

  • 85'
    85'

    Sergio Reguilón

  • 88'
    88'

    Arnau Puigmal

    Lucas Robertone

  • 89'
    89'

    Sergio Reguilón

  • 90'
    90'

    Saúl Ñíguez

    Marcos Llorente

  • 90'
    90'

    Saúl Ñíguez

  • 90'
    90'

    Rodrigo Ely

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Almería will host Espanyol on the 27th of January with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Espanyol (3 draws).

Atlético Madrid will host Real Valladolid on the 21st of January with a 12-2 head to head stats in favor of Atlético Madrid (4 draws).

Almería: Formation and Lineups

Almería started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Joan Francesc Ferrer Sicilia chose to play with the following team: Fernando Martínez (7.6), Alejandro Pozo (6.9), Rodrigo Ely (7.0), Chumi (6.9), Sergio Akieme (6.7), Lucas Robertone (8.5), Samuel Costa (7.8), Gonzalo Melero (7.0), Léo Baptistão (6.4), El Bilal Touré (7.4) and Adrián Embarba (7.0).

Substitutes

Almería made 5 changes: E. Touré for L. Ramazani (66′), E. Touré for Luis Suárez (66′), Gonzalo Melero for Iñigo Eguaras (79′), Adrián Embarba for Houboulang Mendes (79′) and Lucas Robertone for Arnau Puigmal (88′).

Top player: Lucas Robertone

Probably the most impressive player in Almería was Lucas Robertone.

His rating is (8.5) with 53 passes (84% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 5 crosses.

Atlético Madrid: Formation and Lineups

Atlético Madrid started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

Talking about the opposition, Diego Pablo Simeone played with: Jan Oblak (6.2), Nahuel Molina (6.3), Axel Witsel (6.8), Mario Hermoso (6.8), Reinildo Isnard Mandava (6.5), Geoffrey Kondogbia (7.2), Marcos Llorente (7.4), Koke (6.4), Antoine Griezmann (6.8), Thomas Lemar (6.6) and Ángel Correa (6.9).

Substitutes

Atlético Madrid made 5 changes: Koke for Pablo Barrios (46′), Reinildo Mandava for Álvaro Morata (67′), Reinildo Mandava for Sergio Reguilón (67′), Ángel Correa for Felipe (77′) and Marcos Llorente for Saúl Ñíguez (90′).

Top player: Marcos Llorente

The player who no doubt impressed Atlético Madrid the most was Marcos Llorente.

His rating is (7.4) with 30 passes (70% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 7. He performed 4 crosses.

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