Spanish La Liga
Atl MadridAtlético Madrid3GranadaGranada0
Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres has scored seven goals in his last 12 appearances in all competitions

Atletico Madrid moved level on points with La Liga leaders Barcelona thanks to a comfortable win over Granada.

Koke drove in the opening goal from 12 yards after Fernando Torres' shot had been blocked.

Former Blackburn Rovers forward Ruben Rochina hit the post for Granada before half-time, but Torres then ran on to Koke's pass to double Atletico's lead.

Substitute Angel Correa sprinted on to Saul's flick to slot in a late third for Diego Simeone's side.

Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres' goalscoring run suggests he is returning to the form he showed at his peak with Liverpool

Atletico moved on to 76 points alongside Barcelona, who lost 2-1 at home to Valencia later on Sunday; Granada remain one point above the relegation zone.

Simeone's team secured a first clean sheet in four La Liga matches, meaning they remain on course to beat the all-time competition record for the fewest goals conceded in a season.

Atletico have let in 16 league goals this season; the record low is 18, achieved by Deportivo La Coruna in 1993-94.

Line-ups

Atl Madrid

  • 13Oblak
  • 20Torres Belén
  • 15Savic
  • 2Godín
  • 19Hernández
  • 6KokeSubstituted forTorres Muñozat 75'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 14Fernández ArenasBooked at 50mins
  • 17Saúl
  • 21CarrascoSubstituted forFernandezat 55'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forCorreaat 63'minutes
  • 9Torres

Substitutes

  • 1Moyá Rumbo
  • 10Torres Muñoz
  • 12Fernandez
  • 16Correa
  • 18Gámez
  • 22Partey
  • 23Vietto

Granada

  • 13Fernández
  • 18Almeida Costa LopesSubstituted forFoulquierat 45'minutesSubstituted forRico Castroat 71'minutes
  • 6Babin
  • 24Moreira da Costa
  • 3BiraghiBooked at 46mins
  • 20Pérez del Mármol
  • 21KrhinSubstituted forBarral Torresat 63'minutesBooked at 73mins
  • 16DoucouréBooked at 28mins
  • 23Rochina NaixesBooked at 74mins
  • 27PeñarandaBooked at 38mins
  • 19Cuenca López

Substitutes

  • 2Rodríguez Lombán
  • 4Rico Castro
  • 7Ibáñez Castro
  • 15Barral Torres
  • 17Méndez Ortega
  • 22Foulquier
  • 25Fernández Collado
Referee:
Eduardo Prieto Iglesias
Attendance:
47,656

Match Stats

Home TeamAtl MadridAway TeamGranada
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home8
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away0
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home16
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Atlético de Madrid 3, Granada CF 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Atlético de Madrid 3, Granada CF 0.

  3. Post update

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

  4. Post update

    Foul by Abdoulaye Doucouré (Granada CF).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jean-Sylvain Babin (Granada CF) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rubén Rochina following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Rubén Rochina (Granada CF) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Fran Rico.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Granada CF. Conceded by Diego Godín.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Óliver Torres (Atlético de Madrid).

  9. Post update

    Rubén Rochina (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rubén Rochina (Granada CF) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

  11. Booking

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

  12. Post update

    Foul by Óliver Torres (Atlético de Madrid).

  13. Post update

    Adalberto Peñaranda (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Hernández (Atlético de Madrid).

  15. Post update

    Rubén Rochina (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Atlético de Madrid 3, Granada CF 0. Ángel Correa (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Saúl Ñíguez with a through ball.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. David Barral (Granada CF) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Fran Rico with a cross following a set piece situation.

  18. Booking

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

  19. Post update

    Foul by Augusto Fernández (Atlético de Madrid).

  20. Post update

    Adalberto Peñaranda (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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