Atletico Madrid take down Valladolid 3-0 in La Liga 2022/2023 Jornada 18
Atletico Madrid has registered another impressive win in the La Liga 2022/2023 season on Saturday, beating Valladolid 3-0.
The win brings Atletico’s points tally to 41 and sees them fourth on the table, four points behind league leaders Barcelona and a point behind second-placed Real Madrid and third-placed Villarreal.
The first goal of the match was scored by top scorer Luis Suarez, who put Atletico in front in the 31st minute. It was Suarez’s 15th goal in 16 La Liga appearances this season.
Key Highlights of the Match:
- Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 31st minute, claiming his 15th goal of the 16 La Liga appearances in this season.
- Yannick Carrasco’s stunning strike in the 51st minute gave Atletico a two-goal lead.
- Joao Felix sealed the win with a wonderful solo effort in the 81st minute.
- With the win, Atletico climb to fourth on the La Liga table with 41 points, four points behind Barcelona.
Yannick Carrasco doubled Atletico’s lead in the 51st minute with an impressive strike, which came after Valladolid failed to clear their lines succintly. The Belgian midfielder came up with an acrobatic effort to give Atletico a two-goal cushion.
Joao Felix then sealed the win in the 81st minute with a wonderful solo effort that saw the Portuguese forward run past multiple defenders before slotting in the bottom corner.
With the win, Atletico have secured their second consecutive league win and have extended their unbeaten streak in the La Liga to four games.
The winners will now turn their attention to the Copa del Rey as they take on Real Betis in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.