Spanish La Liga
Atl MadridAtlético Madrid2Ath BilbaoAthletic Bilbao1

Atletico Madrid 2-1 Athletic Bilbao

Antoine Griezmann celebrates his winning goal for Atletico Madrid against Athletic Bilbao

Atletico Madrid moved level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga thanks to Antoine Griezmann's spectacular winner at home to Athletic Bilbao.

Aymeric Laporte's goal from a corner put Bilbao ahead but Atletico equalised through Saul Niguez's header in first-half stoppage time.

France international Griezmann scored the winner with a shot from 20 yards.

Barcelona lead the table on goal difference, with both teams on 35 points from 15 games.

Barca were held to a 2-2 draw by Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday.

Line-ups

Atl Madrid

Formation 4-4-2

  • 13Oblak
  • 20Torres Belén
  • 24Giménez de Vargas
  • 2Godín
  • 3Filipe Luís
  • 17Saúl
  • 14Fernández ArenasBooked at 85mins
  • 6Koke
  • 21CarrascoSubstituted forCorreaat 58'minutes
  • 23ViettoSubstituted forTorresat 61'minutes
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forSavicat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Moyá Rumbo
  • 9Torres
  • 10Torres Muñoz
  • 15Savic
  • 16Correa
  • 18Gámez
  • 22Partey

Ath Bilbao

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Iraizoz Moreno
  • 2Bóveda AltubeSubstituted forSusaetaat 71'minutes
  • 16Etxeita Gorritxategi
  • 4Laporte
  • 24Balenziaga Oruesagasti
  • 8Iturraspe DerteanoSubstituted forRico Morenoat 59'minutes
  • 7Etxebarria Urkiaga
  • 10De Marcos Arana
  • 22Garcia Escudero
  • 15WilliamsSubstituted forSola Clementeat 86'minutes
  • 20AdurizBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 5Eraso Goñi
  • 9Sola Clemente
  • 13Herrerín Buisán
  • 14Susaeta
  • 17Rico Moreno
  • 18Gurpegi Nausia
  • 21Viguera
Referee:
Juan Martínez Munuera
Attendance:
44,417

Match Stats

Home TeamAtl MadridAway TeamAth Bilbao
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Atlético de Madrid 2, Athletic Club 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Atlético de Madrid 2, Athletic Club 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Aduriz (Athletic Club).

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Kike Sola (Athletic Club) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Giménez (Atlético de Madrid).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Stefan Savic replaces Antoine Griezmann.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Athletic Club. Kike Sola replaces Iñaki Williams.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Antoine Griezmann.

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Beñat (Athletic Club) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  11. Booking

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

  12. Post update

    Raúl García (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).

  14. Post update

    Foul by Raúl García (Athletic Club).

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid).

  17. Post update

    Aduriz (Athletic Club) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Koke (Atlético de Madrid) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Antoine Griezmann with a cross.

  19. Post update

    Offside, Athletic Club. De Marcos tries a through ball, but Raúl García is caught offside.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Giménez.

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