Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona: Carrasco strike piles extra distress on Koeman’s aspect in LaLiga
Atletico Madrid 1-0 Barcelona: Yannick Carrasco strike piles extra distress on Ronald Koeman’s aspect who noticed Gerard Pique limp off injured in defeat that leaves them TENTH in LaLiga
Yannick Carrasco scored opener after weird Marc Ander ter-Stegen error
Gerard Pique limps off the pitch in tears for Barcelona after amassing damage
Barcelona beginning XI: Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Pique (Dest), Lenglet, Alba, Pjanic, De Jong, Pedri (Coutinho), Dembele, Griezmann, Messi
Atletico Madrid beginning XI: Oblak, Trippier, Savic, Gimenez, Hermoso, Koke, Saul, Llorente (Costa), Carrasco, Felix, Correa
Atletico Madrid have began the season properly and are within the title race
Barcelona in the meantime have stumbled to mid-table after taking 11 factors from 21
Barcelona suffered a nightmare night at Atletico Madrid after taking place 1-0 on the Wanda Metropolitano and shedding key defender Gerard Pique to damage.
Yannick Carrasco scored the sport’s solely purpose on the cusp of half-time when 40 yards from purpose an excellent little bit of talent noticed him nutmeg the far superior Marc-Andre ter Stegen earlier than he slotted dwelling into an empty web.
Ronald Koeman’s aspect not often troubled the hosts and the Dutch supervisor will now be sweating over the damage suffered to key defender Pique who limped off near tears within the second half with a suspected knee damage.
Barcelona’s newest defeat leaves them tenth within the desk after their first LaLiga loss in opposition to Atletico in ten years, who go joint prime.
Extra to observe…
The return of LaLiga following the worldwide break brings a heavyweight conflict as Atletico Madrid host Barcelona on the Wanda Metropolitano.
Diego Simeone’s aspect have began the season properly and entered the weekend third within the desk and properly within the hunt within the title race. Nevertheless counterpart Ronald Koeman has to date struggled to get Barca firing within the league as they sit mid-table with simply 11 factors from seven video games.
As Atletico chase a primary league win over Barca for over 10 years, observe all of the motion because it occurs from the 8pm GMT kick-off with Sportsmail’s DAN RIPLEY.
Source:: New paper 24 – Sports