Spanish La Liga
Atl Madrid2Ath Bilbao1

Atletico Madrid 2-1 Athletic Bilbao

Antoine Griezmann celebrates his winning goal for Atletico Madrid against Athletic Bilbao

Atletico Madrid moved level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga thanks to Antoine Griezmann's spectacular winner at home to Athletic Bilbao.

Aymeric Laporte's goal from a corner put Bilbao ahead but Atletico equalised through Saul Niguez's header in first-half stoppage time.

France international Griezmann scored the winner with a shot from 20 yards.

Barcelona lead the table on goal difference, with both teams on 35 points from 15 games.

Barca were held to a 2-2 draw by Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday.

Line-ups

Atl Madrid

  • 13Oblak
  • 20Juanfran
  • 24Giménez de Vargas
  • 2Godín
  • 3Filipe Luis
  • 17Ñíguez
  • 14GabiBooked at 85mins
  • 6Koke
  • 21CarrascoSubstituted forCorreaat 58'minutes
  • 23ViettoSubstituted forTorresat 61'minutes
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forSavicat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Moyá Rumbo
  • 9Torres
  • 10Óliver
  • 15Savic
  • 16Correa
  • 18Gámez
  • 22Partey

Ath Bilbao

  • 1Iraizoz Moreno
  • 2Bóveda AltubeSubstituted forSusaetaat 71'minutes
  • 16Etxeita Gorritxategi
  • 4Laporte
  • 24Balenziaga Oruesagasti
  • 8Iturraspe DerteanoSubstituted forRico Morenoat 59'minutes
  • 7Etxebarria Urkiaga
  • 10De Marcos Arana
  • 22Raúl García
  • 15WilliamsSubstituted forSola Clementeat 86'minutes
  • 20AdurizBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 5Eraso Goñi
  • 9Sola Clemente
  • 13Herrerín Buisán
  • 14Susaeta
  • 17Rico Moreno
  • 18Gurpegi Nausia
  • 21Viguera
Referee:
Juan Martínez Munuera
Attendance:
44,417

Match Stats

Home TeamAtl MadridAway TeamAth Bilbao
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Atlético de Madrid 2, Athletic Club 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Atlético de Madrid 2, Athletic Club 1.

Foul by Aduriz (Athletic Club).

Jan Oblak (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kike Sola (Athletic Club) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Giménez (Atlético de Madrid).

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Stefan Savic replaces Antoine Griezmann.

Substitution

Substitution, Athletic Club. Kike Sola replaces Iñaki Williams.

Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Antoine Griezmann.

Attempt blocked. Beñat (Athletic Club) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Gabi (Atlético de Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Raúl García (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Foul by Raúl García (Athletic Club).

Koke (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid).

Aduriz (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Koke (Atlético de Madrid) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann with a cross.

Offside, Athletic Club. De Marcos tries a through ball, but Raúl García is caught offside.

Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Giménez.

Raúl García (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid).

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Beñat (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Koke (Atlético de Madrid).

Mikel Rico (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Aduriz (Athletic Club) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Koke (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Aduriz (Athletic Club).

Foul by Fernando Torres (Atlético de Madrid).

De Marcos (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ángel Correa (Atlético de Madrid).

Raúl García (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Athletic Club. Markel Susaeta replaces Eneko Bóveda.

Attempt missed. Balenziaga (Athletic Club) left footed shot from long range on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Mikel Rico.

Goal!

Goal! Atlético de Madrid 2, Athletic Club 1. Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ángel Correa.

Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Eneko Bóveda (Athletic Club).

Attempt missed. Aduriz (Athletic Club) header from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Beñat with a cross following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Fernando Torres replaces Luciano Vietto.

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