Diego Sime­one’s men dom­i­nate to leap into the La Liga top four

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Atletico Madrid kept pace with the lead­ing pack in La Liga by eas­ing to a 3-0 vic­tory over Osasuna.

Diego Sime­one’s side were in the as­cen­dancy for the ma­jor­ity of the tie, in which two quick-fire first half goals put the re­sult be­yond all doubt.

Two goals in quick suc­ces­sion saw Atletico Madrid on the way to vic­tory

Diego Godin tucked away a close range header on 35 min­utes.

Kevin Gameiro dou­bled the lead with a right-footed drive a minute later.

The win pro­pels Atletico up to fourth in La Liga, just be­hind Barcelona.

French for­ward Kevin Gameiro opened the scor­ing for Atleti with a low, right-footed drive, be­fore stal­wart Diego Godin con­verted Koke’s cor­ner less than two min­utes later.

Bel­gian in­ter­na­tional Yan­nick

Yes­ter­day Vil­lar­real-Alaves .............................. 0-2 Osasuna-Atl. Madrid ....................... 0-3 Celta Vigo-Granada CF .................... 3-1 Real So­ciedad-Barcelona ................. 1-1 To­day Las Pal­mas-Ath Bil­bao ..........................

Stand­ings

Real Madrid 13 Barcelona 13 Sevilla 13 Atl. Madrid 13 Real So­ciedad 13 Vil­lar­real 13 Eibar 13 Ath Bil­bao 12 Celta Vigo 13 Malaga 13 Es­panyol 13 Las Pal­mas 12 Alaves 13 Betis 13 Le­ganes 13 Va­len­cia 13 Dep. La Coruna13 Gi­jon 13 Osasuna 13 Granada CF 13 10 8 8 7 7 6 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 1 0 3 3 3 3 2 4 3 2 2 4 6 4 4 2 1 2 4 3 4 5 0 36 11 33 2 33 14 27 2 24 18 27 3 28 11 24 4 22 14 23 3 19 10 22 4 20 16 21 4 16 13 20 5 21 23 20 4 21 19 19 3 17 17 18 4 21 20 16 5 13 16 16 7 14 25 14 8 11 25 13 8 17 24 11 7 13 23 10 8 12 27 9 8 12 26 7 8 11 29 5

Car­rasco capped off his side’s dom­i­nance with a neat fin­ish deep into stop­page time.

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