Real Valladolid was held down on Sunday at José Zorrilla by Atlético de Madrid as the game ended 0-0. Real Valladolid arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after winning away by a 0-2 victory against Espanyol while Atlético de Madrid had to settle for a draw in the last match played of the competition. Following today's result, Real Valladolid is 12th in the LaLiga, with 10 points from 8 matches, while Atlético de Madrid sits at 2nd with 15 points after playing a total of 8 matches.
Both sides were struggling to produce anything in the first 45 minutes and the teams went to the dressing room locked in a 0-0.
The second part ended with little further action at either end and goalless.
At the end of the match, both teams made 3 substitutions each. For Real Valladolid Waldo Rubio, Enes Unal and Anuar came on for Toni Villa, Sandro Ramírez and Míchel Herrero, while Atlético brought on Ángel Correa, Thomas Lemar and Héctor Herrera to replace Félix Joao, Koke and Álvaro Morata.
The referee booked Nacho Martínez, Toni Villa, Javi Moyano, Óscar Plano, Joaquín Fernández and Waldo Rubio from Valladolid, while for Atlético de Madrid Álvaro Morata, Saúl Ñíguez, Félix Joao and Thomas Lemar saw a yellow card as well.
Real Valladolid will play against Athletic at away stadium, while Atlético de Madrid will face Valencia at home stadium.