Defeated Celta Vigo, Atletico Fails to Keep Distance to Madrid and Barca
Vigo – Atletico Madrid failed to maintain distance with Real Madrid and Barcelona on board the standings after losing 0-2 to Celta Vigo. They are even more disadvantaged than the two rivals.
Come to the Estadio de Balaidos, Monday (16/02/2015) pm dawn, overall Atletico left in control of the ball. Only 33% versus 67% belong to the host.
However, foster care Diego Simeone is actually more recorded shots on target, with five of 10 attempts. While Celta only had three kick on target from 14 experiments.
But the fact Celta appear sharper and scored. Nolito open the scoring by white dots in the 59th minute, before multiplied by Fabian Orellana in the 71st minute.
Despite losing, Atletico remained in third place with a score of 50 out of 23 weeks. They are now seven points behind Madrid at the top of the league and six points clear of Barca in second position. Medium Celta climb to ninth while with 28 points.
The first opportunity belonged to Atletico in the 14th minute, but not good enough. Fernando Torres kick from outside the penalty wide to the right. Efforts replies from Celta was born two minutes later through Michael Krohn-Dehli. Thin on the left of goalkeeper Miguel Moya.
In the 20th minute, Atletico hit back this time by Antoine Griezmann. Also has not led to a field goal after his shot Gabi continued feedback simply bolted to the left of the goal.
Two attempts of Celta recorded in the 25th minute. Experiments Nolito be blocked Atletico defense, while Andreu Fontas header bounced.
Celta appeared dominant in the control of the ball in this game and keep pressing. At minute 33, kick from Nolito again threatened Atletico, although in the end only target left of the goal.
Ahead of the first round was over, Atletico could get opportunities through Mario Mandzukic. The shot was still able to be detained by Sergio Alvarez.
Celta try direct hit at the beginning of the second half through Nolito, but soar. While header Diego Godin welcomes feedback corner kick Gabi also end up with similar results.
In the 59th minute, the disaster came to Atletico. The referee punished them with a penalty after Mario Suarez prop Nolito in the box. Nolito forward himself as executor and successfully conquered Moya.
Not long after the goal hose, Atletico directly through Saul Niguez threat. But his efforts were not enough to goalkeeper Sergio, the ball successfully ignored.
Atletico even almost conceded again in the 62nd minute. Kick from Nolito and Joaquin Larrivey from pretty good position just wide.
In the 66th minute, Atletico tried to give another pressure to the host. Just kick Sergio Griezmann still able to be secured.
Not a goal achieved, even Atletico conceded. Orellana kick from the right side of the penalty box lodged against Moya, the results of Krohn-Dehli bait.
Efforts Atletico again foundered. In the 79th minute, a cross Juanfran successfully headlong Mandzukic. But only leads to Sergio’s arms.
An other opportunities available Atletico in the 85th minute. Juanfran cross off horizontally from the right, the ball slightly disontek with heels by Griezmann and slid to the far post. There stood Cani who directs shots on goal, but it just bounces in the bar. Later the referee blew the whistle for offside.
Diego Godin could pose a threat in injury time, after Saul Niguez gore. But no fruitful results for Sergio detained.
An attack of Celta in the final minutes even almost back Atletico goalkeeper. Orellana kick effort pushed by Moya. The game ended shortly thereafter.
Atletico: Moyà, Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Siqueira; Gabi (Jimenez 73 ‘), Tiago (Suarez 34’), Saul; Torres (Cani 45 ‘), Mandzukic, Griezmann.
Celta: Sergio, S.Gómez, Cabral, Fontàs, Jonny, Radoja, Augusto, Krohn-Dehli (Lopez 90 ‘), Orellana (Mina 90’), Nolito, Larrivey (Hernandez 76 ‘).