Atletico: Match Runs Smooth Early
Madrid – Atletico not only managed to hit Real Madrid 4-0, but also completely silencing rivals it. Los Blancos front-line success made toothless.
Atletico Madrid play trengginas when host at the Vicente Calderon on Saturday (07/02/2015) night. Although the overall percentage left in possession of 45% -55%, they do not give much space to exploit and make rivals deadlocked.
Atletico aggressive from the start, releasing a total of 17 trials and eight of them lead to the goal. While Madrid just four attempts and only one targeted. The only chance that the newly created right on target in the 81st minute, when they were already behind 0-3.
Los colchoneros can be said to start pretty slick. They immediately open the scoring in the 14th minute, and then doubled it four minutes later. Two newly created another goal in the second half, respectively in the 67th minute and 89.
“We wanted to attenuate the distance with Barca and Madrid in the league. We won three points in a very nice evening for us,” said Atletico midfielder Tiago Mendes told Football Espana.
“We do not give preference to Real Madrid, everything went well from the first minute. Intensity is the key to our beginning. Madrid also played in midweek and it hurt them.”
“We knew we were strong in front of our fans and we have shown that. We do want to take advantage of the spaces left Madrid. We started the game quickly and realized we could hurt Madrid,” added the scorer of the opening to this Madrid goalkeeper.
Thanks to this victory, Atletico diluting the distance with Los Merengues at the top. Collecting 50 points from 22 matches in third, four points behind them. In between the two is Barcelona with 50 points from 21 weeks.