Saturday, March 4, 2017

Atlético Madrid Vs Valencia


The Atletico recovered on the right track in Liga by falling Valencia at home. A victory that bears the imprint of two Frenchmen: Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro.

26th day of the Liga
Atletico Madrid-Valencia: 3-0
Goals: Griezmann (10th, 83rd), Gameiro (48th)

When it has the duty to react following a counter performance, Atletico Madrid can always count on its "franceses". This Sunday, during a duel against Valencia which is in full recovery, the Matelassiers relied on the tricoloured duo Antoine Griezmann-Kevin Gameiro. The "GG flingueurs" scored the three goals of the game, allowing their team to return to fourth place.

The nice goal of Griezmann against Valencia

The Valencian lock jumped in the 10th minute when Antoine Griezmann defeated Diego Alves by a nice cross shot from the left. Already striker against La Coruña last Thursday, the Mâconnais making once again the difference. It was 1-0 and the score did not change until half-time. Valencia was not in a hurry to react, as for the Atletico, he did not see the used too much exposure with the advance acquired at the notice board.


During the quarter-hour break, Diego Simeone had to re-motivate his troops and ask them to go quickly to the shelter. It was done in the 48th minute with a realization by Kevin Gameiro. The former Parisian has an excellent form currently and he showed it again with this goal scored on a low shot after a handing Luis Filipe at the entrance to the surface. After this goal, Valencia abdicated. That cost him a third goal, scored by Griezmann in the 83rd. And it could have done more without the presence of Diego Alves in the goals. The Brazilian had in particular managed a high class stop against the hero of the day (54th).