Atlético Madrid 4-2 Córdoba

Antoine Griezmann

La Liga champions Atletico Madrid moved to within a point of leaders Real Madrid with a comfortable win at home to Cordoba.

Antoine Griezmann scored twice and Koke had a hand in three goals as Atletico kept the pressure on city rivals Real at the top of the table.

Griezmann's double sandwiched Nabil Ghilas's leveller.

Mario Mandzukic and Raul Garcia put the result beyond doubt for the hosts before Ghilas scored his second.

The result puts Atletico in second place temporarily, following Barcelona's shock home defeat by Celta Vigo, but Sevilla would move top with victory at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

Atletico Madrid
There are five points separating the top six in La Liga
Diego Simeone
Atletico manager Diego Simeone took his side to the title last season
Mario Mandzukic
Atletico's Mario Mandzukic, left, celebrates his goal with Koke

Line-ups

Atl Madrid

  • 1Moyá Rumbo
  • 20Torres Belén
  • 23Miranda
  • 2Godín
  • 3Siqueira
  • 10TuranSubstituted forGarcia Escuderoat 62'minutes
  • 14Fernández ArenasSubstituted forSaúlat 67'minutes
  • 4Suárez
  • 6Koke
  • 9Mandzukic
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forRodríguezat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Garcia Escudero
  • 13Oblak
  • 15Ansaldi
  • 17Saúl
  • 21Rodríguez
  • 22Cerci
  • 24Giménez de Vargas

Córdoba

  • 1Martín Corral
  • 4Bouzón AmoedoBooked at 37mins
  • 12López
  • 2Pantic
  • 29Pinillos
  • 10Nicolás CartabiaBooked at 60mins
  • 6Delgado Pacheco
  • 22López GaraiSubstituted forGómez Morenoat 77'minutes
  • 16Chaves de la TorreSubstituted forVico Villegasat 67'minutes
  • 14Ghilas
  • 9Jiménez TejadaSubstituted forRossiat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Ekeng Ekeng
  • 7Rossi
  • 13Saizar
  • 17Gunino
  • 18García Freire
  • 23Gómez Moreno
  • 35Vico Villegas
Referee:
Carlos Clos Gómez
Attendance:
48,600

Match Stats

Home TeamAtl MadridAway TeamCórdoba
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home16
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Atlético de Madrid 4, Córdoba 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Atlético de Madrid 4, Córdoba 2.

Attempt missed. Fede Cartabia (Córdoba) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Guillherme Siqueira (Atlético de Madrid).

Fede Cartabia (Córdoba) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Atlético de Madrid 4, Córdoba 2. Nabil Ghilas (Córdoba) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fausto Rossi.

Attempt missed. Mario Mandzukic (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Cristian Rodríguez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Luso (Córdoba).

Foul by Raúl García (Atlético de Madrid).

Fede Vico (Córdoba) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt saved. Abel (Córdoba) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid).

Fede Vico (Córdoba) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Atlético de Madrid 4, Córdoba 1. Raúl García (Atlético de Madrid) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Koke with a cross.

Attempt missed. Abel (Córdoba) right footed shot from long range on the left is just a bit too high. Assisted by Fausto Rossi.

Corner, Córdoba. Conceded by Diego Godín.

Substitution

Substitution, Córdoba. Abel replaces López Garai.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Cristian Rodríguez replaces Antoine Griezmann.

Attempt saved. Raúl García (Atlético de Madrid) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mario Mandzukic with a headed pass.

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

Foul by Iago Bouzón (Córdoba).

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

Foul by López Garai (Córdoba).

Foul by Mario Mandzukic (Atlético de Madrid).

Luso (Córdoba) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Mario Mandzukic (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Luso (Córdoba).

Substitution

Substitution, Córdoba. Fede Vico replaces Fidel.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Saúl Ñíguez replaces Gabi.

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

Foul by López Garai (Córdoba).

Substitution

Substitution, Córdoba. Fausto Rossi replaces Xisco.

Goal!

Goal! Atlético de Madrid 3, Córdoba 1. Mario Mandzukic (Atlético de Madrid) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Koke with a cross following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Raúl García replaces Arda Turan.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Booking

Fede Cartabia (Córdoba) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Delay in match Guillherme Siqueira (Atlético de Madrid) because of an injury.

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

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