Atletico Madrid eased past Huesca in a 2-0 victory on Thursday at Wanda Metropolitano. Atleti were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run, following a 5-0 victory against Eibar. Huesca had lost their previous match against Alaves. At the moment, Atleti and Huesca currently occupy 1st and 18th spots in the table, with 73 points and 27 points respectively after 31 matches.
Atleti dominated the first half, with a goal from Angel Correa in the 39th minute to see out the first half 1-0.
Los Colchoneros continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Yannick Carrasco finding the net at the 80 minute mark. The game ended with a 2-0 victory for Atleti.
For Atleti, Moussa Dembele, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Lucas Torreira, Vitolo and Felipe, came on for Shinji Okazaki, Rafa Mir, Pedro Mosquera, Sergio Gomez and Pablo Insua. Huesca brought on David Ferreiro, Sandro Ramirez, Javi Galan, Pedro Lopez and Borja Garcia, to replace Shinji Okazaki, Rafa Mir, Pedro Mosquera, Sergio Gomez and Pablo Insua.
The referee booked Jose Gimenez and Saul Niguez for Atleti.
Atleti will next play Elche away, with Huesca facing Real Sociedad at home.
|Atletico Madrid:||Jan Oblak, Kieran Trippier, Stefan Savic, Jose Gimenez, Renan Lodi (Felipe, min.87), Saul Niguez (Vitolo, min.87), Koke, Hector Herrera (Moussa Dembele, min.77), Yannick Carrasco (Geoffrey Kondogbia, min.84), Marcos Llorente and Angel Correa (Lucas Torreira, min.84)|
|Huesca:||Alvaro Fernandez, Jorge Pulido, Pablo Insua (Borja Garcia, min.85), Dimitrios Siovas, Mikel Rico, Dani Escriche, Pedro Mosquera (Javi Galan, min.63), Idrissa Doumbia, Sergio Gomez (Pedro Lopez, min.85), Shinji Okazaki (David Ferreiro, min.63) and Rafa Mir (Sandro Ramirez, min.63)|
|Goals:||Angel Correa (1-0, min. 39) and Yannick Carrasco (2-0, min. 80)|