Real Madrid defeated by Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid with a score of 1: 0 kick which resulted in Yannick Carrasco's goal from the penalty spot after Matheus Cunha was brought down.
Six points clear of Real Betis in 5th, Diego Simeone's men remain in fourth.
Atletico held on to a win putting them just one point behind third-placed Sevilla. And the hosts missed a chance to double the lead with a shot that went wide and was saved by Cunha after Antoine Griezman's fine form.
Before Carrasco found the net a few moments later. Griezman made a terrific combination in the shared box and the French forward shot wide of Andriy Lunin's goal.
The Brazilian forward's tactics and style made a good chance for Marco Asensio, blocked. Federico Valverde tested the Atletico goalkeeper twice but did not score.
Champions Carlo Ancelotti still has three league games before meeting Liverpool in the Champions League final in Paris.
Atletico Madrid with a 4-4-2 formation and Real Madrid 4-3-3, with Match Stats Possesion Atl Madrid 41% and 59%, Shots Atl Madrid 16% Real Madrid 15%, Shots on target Atl Madrid 2% Real Madrid 6 %, Corners Atl Madrid 4% Real Madrid 6%, Fouls Atl Madrid 17% Real Madrid 7%.
The latest news on the condition of the three main players at Atletico Madrid ahead of vs Barcelona
MDP Live - Atletico Madrid received mixed news regarding the condition of the main players who suffered injuries ahead of the important match against Barcelona which will take place on Sunday (06/02).
Atletico Madrid are preparing for one of the biggest games of the season in their quest to secure a place in the top four in La Liga.
Currently, Diego Simeone's team is in fourth place in the standings and only one point behind fifth-placed Barcelona. These conditions make this weekend's away match at Camp Nou an important one.
Both teams are on the verge of winning their last league game after losing two cup competitions and both are desperate to bounce back after having had a disappointing season so far.
Ahead of the match, Los Rojiblancos received mixed news regarding the current condition of the main players ahead of the match at Camp Nou. According to reports by Football-Espana, loanee Antoine Griezmann will be sidelined as he is still struggling with his recovery from an injury that has kept him out of action in recent weeks.
However, there is good news received by Diego Simeone regarding the condition of Geoffrey Kondogbia and Marcos Llorente who have returned to training and can be included in the big match tomorrow Sunday. In addition, new recruit, Daniel Wass may be able to start in the match and move Llorente's position to the middle if he is fit enough to start in that match.