Spanish La Liga
Real Betis0Atl Madrid1

Real Betis 0-1 Atletico Madrid

Koke
Koke's goal was his second of the season

Atletico Madrid moved above city rivals Real into second place in La Liga with victory at Real Betis.

The 2013-14 champions led after seven minutes when keeper Adan, whom Betis later lost to injury, parried Fernando Torres' shot to Koke, who fired home.

That proved to be the only goal as Atletico took advantage of Real's 4-0 defeat by Barcelona on Saturday.

Atleti should have doubled their lead in the final minutes but Antoine Griezmann hit the post.

Earlier in the day, Jaume Costa scored a late equaliser for Villarreal as they drew 1-1 with Eibar 1-1 to move up to fourth in La Liga.

Granada moved out of the relegation zone with a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao, and Deyverson scored twice as Levante beat fellow strugglers Sporting Gijon 3-0 away from home.

Line-ups

Real Betis

  • 13AdánSubstituted forGiménezat 63'minutes
  • 12Piccini
  • 4González CabreraBooked at 53mins
  • 17Westermann
  • 33Varela Martín
  • 14Torres BuiguesSubstituted forCeballosat 45'minutes
  • 18A N'Diaye
  • 7Sánchez RodríguezSubstituted forMolinaat 77'minutes
  • 15Digard
  • 16Cejudo
  • 24Castro

Substitutes

  • 1Giménez
  • 2Molinero
  • 6Figueras Montel
  • 10Ceballos
  • 19Molina
  • 23van der Vaart
  • 25dos Santos Araujo

Atl Madrid

  • 13Oblak
  • 18GámezBooked at 38mins
  • 15Savic
  • 2Godín
  • 3Filipe LuísBooked at 9mins
  • 14Fernández ArenasBooked at 77mins
  • 5Cardoso MendesBooked at 27mins
  • 6KokeSubstituted forSaúlat 82'minutes
  • 7Griezmann
  • 9TorresSubstituted forViettoat 71'minutes
  • 21CarrascoSubstituted forTorres Muñozat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Moyá Rumbo
  • 4Siqueira
  • 10Torres Muñoz
  • 16Correa
  • 17Saúl
  • 23Vietto
  • 24Giménez de Vargas
Referee:
Santiago Jaime Latre
Attendance:
39,714

Match Stats

Home TeamReal BetisAway TeamAtl Madrid
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home6
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Real Betis 0, Atlético de Madrid 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Real Betis 0, Atlético de Madrid 1.

Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alfred N'Diaye (Real Betis).

Jan Oblak (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jorge Molina (Real Betis).

Tiago (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Heiko Westermann (Real Betis).

Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Heiko Westermann.

Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Luciano Vietto following a fast break.

Attempt missed. Álvaro Cejudo (Real Betis) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Rubén Castro with a cross.

Attempt missed. Gabi (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Óliver Torres.

Didier Digard went off injured after Real Betis had used all subs.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Saúl Ñíguez replaces Koke.

Attempt saved. Bruno (Real Betis) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Luciano Vietto (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Álvaro Cejudo (Real Betis).

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Óliver Torres replaces Yannick Carrasco.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Betis. Jorge Molina replaces Joaquín.

Booking

Gabi (Atlético de Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Rubén Castro (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Antoine Griezmann (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Gabi.

Foul by Koke (Atlético de Madrid).

Dani Ceballos (Real Betis) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Luciano Vietto replaces Fernando Torres.

Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

Dani Ceballos (Real Betis) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Diego Godín (Atlético de Madrid) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gabi with a cross.

Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Cristiano Piccini (Real Betis).

Diego Godín (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alfred N'Diaye (Real Betis).

Substitution

Substitution, Real Betis. Daniel Giménez replaces Antonio Adán because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Antonio Adán (Real Betis) because of an injury.

Corner, Real Betis. Conceded by Jan Oblak.

Attempt saved. Álvaro Cejudo (Real Betis) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Rubén Castro.

Foul by Koke (Atlético de Madrid).

Joaquín (Real Betis) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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