Spanish La Liga
Celta Vigo0Atl Madrid2

Celta de Vigo 0-2 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin
Diego Godin of Atletico Madrid leaps for the ball against Celta Vigo

Atletico Madrid moved back to the top of La Liga with a comfortable win at a rainy Celta Vigo.

Antoine Griezmann's 10th league goal of the season and a second-half strike from Yannick Carrasco gave Diego Simeone's side victory.

They lead Barcelona, who beat Granada 4-0 on Saturday, by two points but have played a game more.

The game went ahead despite torrential rain flooding a dressing room and roads around the ground two days earlier.

Atletico travel to the Nou Camp to play Barcelona on 30 January.

Griezmann put Atletico ahead three minutes into the second half with a neat, close-range finish after combining with Koke and Saul.

They doubled their lead through substitute Carrasco, who capitalised on a poor Celta clearance to drill home.

Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring his 10th La Liga goal of the season.
Celta Vigo's Balaidos ground
The game went ahead despite flooding around the ground two days earlier

Line-ups

Celta Vigo

  • 1Álvarez Conde
  • 2Mallo Novegil
  • 22Cabral
  • 20Gómez Solà
  • 19Castro Otto
  • 6RadojaBooked at 67minsSubstituted forGuidettiat 74'minutes
  • 8HernándezBooked at 63minsSubstituted forFernández Fernándezat 80'minutes
  • 18Wass
  • 14Orellana Valenzuela
  • 7Bongonda Mbul'Ofeko BatomboSubstituted forSeñé Escuderoat 86'minutes
  • 9Iago Aspas

Substitutes

  • 11Guidetti
  • 16Drazic
  • 17Madinda
  • 21Planas Antolínez
  • 23Señé Escudero
  • 26Díaz García
  • 28Fernández Fernández

Atl Madrid

  • 13Oblak
  • 20Juanfran
  • 24Giménez de Vargas
  • 2Godín
  • 3Filipe LuisBooked at 36mins
  • 17Ñíguez
  • 14Gabi
  • 12FernándezSubstituted forCarrascoat 54'minutes
  • 6Koke
  • 23ViettoSubstituted forMartínezat 76'minutes
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forGámezat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Moyá Rumbo
  • 9Torres
  • 11Martínez
  • 15Savic
  • 16Correa
  • 18Gámez
  • 21Carrasco
Referee:
Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea
Attendance:
13,584

Match Stats

Home TeamCelta VigoAway TeamAtl Madrid
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home6
Away10
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Celta de Vigo 0, Atlético de Madrid 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Celta de Vigo 0, Atlético de Madrid 2.

Corner, Celta de Vigo. Conceded by Giménez.

Attempt saved. Gabi (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Cabral (Celta de Vigo).

Jackson Martínez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Señé (Celta de Vigo).

Jesús Gámez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Señé replaces Theo Bongonda.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Jesús Gámez replaces Antoine Griezmann.

Foul by Hugo Mallo (Celta de Vigo).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Borja Fernández replaces Pablo Hernández.

Goal!

Goal! Celta de Vigo 0, Atlético de Madrid 2. Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Jackson Martínez.

Daniel Wass (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jackson Martínez (Atlético de Madrid).

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Jackson Martínez replaces Luciano Vietto.

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Guidetti replaces Nemanja Radoja.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Wass (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Theo Bongonda (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid).

Booking

Nemanja Radoja (Celta de Vigo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nemanja Radoja (Celta de Vigo).

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

Corner, Celta de Vigo. Conceded by Giménez.

Attempt blocked. Orellana (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Pablo Hernández (Celta de Vigo) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Pablo Hernández (Celta de Vigo).

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

Orellana (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Attempt missed. Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Pablo Hernández (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid).

Attempt missed. Daniel Wass (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Iago Aspas.

Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Pablo Hernández.

Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Sergi Gómez.

Foul by Cabral (Celta de Vigo).

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

Foul by Iago Aspas (Celta de Vigo).

goal

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