Spanish La Liga
Atl Madrid1Dep La Coruña0

Atlético Madrid 1-0 Deportivo La Coruña

Antoine Griezmann scores against Deportivo La Coruna
Antoine Griezmann is the joint-leading scorer in La Liga, alongside Barcelona's Luis Suarez

Antoine Griezmann scored his fifth goal of the season as Atletico Madrid moved up to third place in La Liga by beating 10-man Deportivo La Coruna.

Deportivo had midfielder Faycal Fajr sent off for a second bookable offence in first-half injury time.

The visitors then looked to frustrate Atletico in pursuit of a third successive 0-0 draw away from home.

But the hosts' pressure paid off when Kevin Gameiro crossed for Griezmann to sidefoot the winner.

Atletico, who play at home to Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday night, lost Jose Gimenez and Augusto Fernandez to injury in the first half.

But Diego Simeone's side remain unbeaten this season and, after winning three of their last four league games, are two points behind leaders Real Madrid.

It was a good day for the Simeone family, as son Giovanni scored on his first Serie A start for Genoa as they drew 1-1 with Pescara.

Line-ups

Atl Madrid

  • 13Oblak
  • 20Juanfran
  • 24Giménez de VargasSubstituted forHernándezat 36'minutesBooked at 42mins
  • 2Godín
  • 3Filipe Luis
  • 23Gaitán
  • 12FernándezSubstituted forGabiat 19'minutes
  • 6Koke
  • 10CarrascoSubstituted forGameiroat 59'minutes
  • 11Correa
  • 7Griezmann

Substitutes

  • 9Torres
  • 14Gabi
  • 16Vrsaljko
  • 19Hernández
  • 21Gameiro
  • 22Partey
  • 25Campos Moreira

Dep La Coruña

  • 1Lux
  • 15Sanabria Ruiz
  • 6Albentosa
  • 14Arribas
  • 3Navarro CorbachoSubstituted forBabelat 75'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 22Borges
  • 20dos Santos TorresSubstituted forMosqueraat 68'minutes
  • 19FajrBooked at 45mins
  • 8ColakBooked at 56mins
  • 17Valle Balonga
  • 10AndoneSubstituted forCorreia Pintoat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Juanfran
  • 5Mosquera
  • 9Moreno
  • 13Tyton
  • 16Correia Pinto
  • 21Vilela Gama
  • 23Babel
Referee:
Jesús Gil Manzano
Attendance:
45,653

Match Stats

Home TeamAtl MadridAway TeamDep La Coruña
Possession
Home67%
Away33%
Shots
Home21
Away8
Shots on Target
Home5
Away1
Corners
Home10
Away0
Fouls
Home13
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Atlético de Madrid 1, Deportivo de La Coruña 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Atlético de Madrid 1, Deportivo de La Coruña 0.

Attempt missed. Kevin Gameiro (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann with a headed pass.

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

Foul by Ryan Babel (Deportivo de La Coruña).

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

Foul by Laure (Deportivo de La Coruña).

Attempt missed. Celso Borges (Deportivo de La Coruña) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Emre Colak (Deportivo de La Coruña) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Borja Valle.

Foul by Koke (Atlético de Madrid).

Celso Borges (Deportivo de La Coruña) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Atlético de Madrid. Kevin Gameiro tries a through ball, but Antoine Griezmann is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Kevin Gameiro (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann.

Booking

Ryan Babel (Deportivo de La Coruña) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Ryan Babel (Deportivo de La Coruña).

Attempt missed. Borja Valle (Deportivo de La Coruña) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Celso Borges.

Offside, Atlético de Madrid. Nicolás Gaitán tries a through ball, but Filipe Luis is caught offside.

Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Alejandro Arribas.

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Luisinho (Deportivo de La Coruña) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid).

Borja Valle (Deportivo de La Coruña) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Deportivo de La Coruña. Ryan Babel replaces Fernando Navarro.

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Luisinho (Deportivo de La Coruña) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Emre Colak (Deportivo de La Coruña).

Goal!

Goal! Atlético de Madrid 1, Deportivo de La Coruña 0. Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kevin Gameiro.

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

Foul by Borja Valle (Deportivo de La Coruña).

Substitution

Substitution, Deportivo de La Coruña. Pedro Mosquera replaces Guilherme.

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

Foul by Borja Valle (Deportivo de La Coruña).

Offside, Atlético de Madrid. Gabi tries a through ball, but Juanfran is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Koke (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nicolás Gaitán.

Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Alejandro Arribas.

Attempt blocked. Ángel Correa (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Koke.

Offside, Atlético de Madrid. Kevin Gameiro tries a through ball, but Nicolás Gaitán is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Kevin Gameiro (Atlético de Madrid) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Nicolás Gaitán with a cross following a corner.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 25th September 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid6420156914
2Barcelona64111961313
3Atl Madrid63301221012
4Villarreal633094512
5Ath Bilbao640296312
6Sevilla6321119211
7Las Palmas63121411310
8Eibar631286210
9Real Betis6222811-38
10Real Sociedad621389-17
11Celta Vigo621358-37
12Leganés6213610-47
13Sporting Gijón6213514-97
14Alavés51314406
15Valencia6204912-36
16Dep La Coruña612335-25
17Malaga612358-35
18Espanyol6123914-55
19Granada5023612-62
20Osasuna6024513-82
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