Atlético defeated Girona, Correa scored twice. Sevilla drew
Spanish Football League – Round 8:
Almería – Vallecano 3:1
Goals: 8. Roberton, 17. Grandma, 39. Touré – 81. Catena,
Atlético Madrid – Girona 2:1
Goals: 5. and 48. Correa – 66. Riquelme,
FC Sevilla – Bilbao 1:1
Goals: 4. Torres – 73. Vesga,
21:00 Getafe – Real Madrid.
Atlético Madrid beat Girona 2-1 in the eighth round of the Spanish league. Both home goals were scored by Argentine striker Ángel Correa. Sevilla drew 1-1 with Bilbao under the new coach.
Almería beat Vallecano 3-1 to claim their first victory after a four-game losing streak in La Liga.
Atlético surprisingly succumbed to Belgian Club Bruges 0-2 in Tuesday’s Champions League match, so coach Simeone’s team had something to fix in the league match with Girona.
The home side took the lead in the fifth minute of the match, Griezmann sent the centre to the back post and Correa scored from a volley.
he Argentine striker scored for the second time at the start of the second half, capturing an inaccurate play by guest goalkeeper Juan Carlos in the limelight and making it 2-0 from the second touch.
The hosts went down in the 66th minute after Riquelme’s shot, girona failed to equalise.
Almería stepped up to win in the first half, when Robertone, Babič and Touré asserted themselves.
Vallecano didn’t go down until the 81st minute and then didn’t take advantage of a short power play after Embarba was sent off.