La Liga: Real Madrid conquers Atlético Madrid 2-1

MADRID. Real Madrid overcome Atlético Madrid to win 2-1.


MADRID. Real Madrid beat Atlético Madrid to win 2-1. It was Real Madrid to strike first with a goal of Rodrygo at the 18′. Then F. Valverde scored again for Real Madrid in the 36′ minute with a goal. Eventually, M. Hermoso reduced the distance for Atlético Madrid with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​

M. Hermoso received a red card (90′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Atlético Madrid lost the match.

The match was played at the Estadio Civitas Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on Sunday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In the presence of 66,881 spectators.​ The referee was José Luis Munuera Montero with the assistance of Iñigo Prieto López de Ceraín and Antonio Ramón Martínez Moreno. The 4th official was Manuel Jesús Orellana Cid. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 24.9 degrees Celsius or 76.8 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Atlético Madrid was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Real Madrid that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Atlético Madrid was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyhow, Real Madrid succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Atlético Madrid shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Real Madrid shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.


Atlético Madrid received 3 yellow cards (R. Mandava, Koke and M. Hermoso). On the other side, Real Madrid received 2 yellow cards (F. Mendy and D. Carvajal).

M. Hermoso (Atlético Madrid) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (90′).

After playing this contest, Atlético Madrid will stay with 10 points like Villarreal to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Real Madrid will have 15 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 18'


    A. Tchouameni

  • 29'

    R. Mandava

  • 33'

    F. Mendy

  • 36'

    F. Valverde

  • 62'

    A. Morata

    R. de Paul

  • 62'

    Matheus Cunha

    Joao Felix

  • 63'


  • 72'

    M. Hermoso

    Y. Carrasco

  • 72'

    A. Correa


  • 74'

    A. Rudiger

    F. Mendy

  • 81'

    S. Niguez

    G. Kondogbia

  • 82'

    E. Camavinga

    L. Modric

  • 83'

    M. Hermoso

    A. Griezmann

  • 86'

    D. Ceballos


  • 87'

    M. Asensio

    T. Kroos

  • 89'

    D. Carvajal

  • 89'

    M. Hermoso

  • 90'

    M. Hermoso

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Atlético Madrid will play away with Sevilla on the 1st of October with a 14-12 head to head record in favor of Atlético Madrid (13 draws).

Real Madrid will host Osasuna on the 2nd of October with a 20-2 head to head stats in favor of Real Madrid (6 draws).

Atlético Madrid: Formation and Lineups

Atlético Madrid started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Diego Pablo Simeone chose to play with the following team: Jan Oblak (6.1), Felipe (6.3), Axel Witsel (6.6), Reinildo Isnard Mandava (6.6), Marcos Llorente (7.0), Rodrigo de Paul (7.2), Geoffrey Kondogbia (6.6), Koke (7.0), Yannick Carrasco (6.8), Antoine Griezmann (7.2) and João Félix (6.6).


Atlético Madrid made 5 changes: R. de Paul for A. Morata (62′), Joao Felix for Matheus Cunha (62′), Y. Carrasco for M. Hermoso (72′), Koke for A. Correa (72′) and G. Kondogbia for S. Niguez (81′).

Top player: Mario Hermoso

Probably the most impressive player in Atlético Madrid was Mario Hermoso.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 16 passes (100% accurate) and 0 key passes.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 72′.

Real Madrid: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Carlo Ancelotti played with: Thibaut Courtois (7.0), Daniel Carvajal (7.1), Éder Militão (7.0), David Alaba (6.6), Ferland Mendy (6.7), Luka Modrić (7.1), Aurélien Tchouaméni (7.1), Toni Kroos (7.8), Federico Valverde (7.7), Rodrygo (7.4) and Vinícius Júnior (6.2).


Real Madrid made 4 changes: F. Mendy for A. Rudiger (74′), L. Modric for E. Camavinga (82′), Rodrygo for D. Ceballos (86′) and T. Kroos for M. Asensio (87′).

Top player: Toni Kroos

Probably the most impressive player in Real Madrid was Toni Kroos even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 65 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.

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