Match ends, Atlético de Madrid 1, Deportivo de La Coruña 0.
Atletico Madrid will go into next Sunday's derby against Real Madrid four points ahead of their neighbours after victory over Deportivo La Coruna.
A first-half penalty by France forward Kevin Gameiro earned Diego Simeone's side an eighth straight clean sheet home win at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Atletico remain second in La Liga, nine points behind leaders Barcelona with eight games left.
Real, who won 3-0 away to Las Palmas on Saturday, are third in the table.
Next weekend's Madrid derby takes place at Real's Bernabeu Stadium (15:15 BST).
Atletico have not conceded at home since 20 January.
Deportivo have gone 15 La Liga games without a win and are 19th in the table, eight points from safety.
On Saturday, Barcelona scored goals in the 88th and 89th minutes as they came from 2-0 down to draw at Sevilla, with substitute Lionel Messi hitting the equaliser.
- 45MuñozBooked at 28minsSubstituted forDiego Costaat 64'minutesBooked at 69mins
- 14Fernández Arenas
- 5ParteySubstituted forMoyaat 88'minutes
- 21GameiroSubstituted forTorresat 72'minutes
- 18Diego Costa
Dep La Coruña
- 2Moreno Fuertes
- 12da Silva Júnior
- 16Correia PintoBooked at 13mins
- 20dos Santos Torres
- 5MosqueraBooked at 90mins
- 21MuntariSubstituted forValleat 63'minutes
- 8ColakSubstituted forBakkaliat 77'minutes
- 7PérezBooked at 33mins
- 15LópezSubstituted forAndoneat 82'minutes
- Daniel Jesús Trujillo Suárez
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Atlético de Madrid 1, Deportivo de La Coruña 0.
Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Raúl Albentosa.
Attempt blocked. Fernando Torres (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Koke.
Pedro Mosquera (Deportivo de La Coruña) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Diego Costa (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Pedro Mosquera (Deportivo de La Coruña).
Jan Oblak (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Guilherme (Deportivo de La Coruña).
Corner, Deportivo de La Coruña. Conceded by Lucas Hernández.
Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Antonio Moya replaces Thomas Partey because of an injury.
Attempt missed. Zakaria Bakkali (Deportivo de La Coruña) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.
Foul by Diego Costa (Atlético de Madrid).
Pedro Mosquera (Deportivo de La Coruña) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Gabi (Atlético de Madrid).
Zakaria Bakkali (Deportivo de La Coruña) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Deportivo de La Coruña. Florin Andone replaces Adrián López.
Attempt saved. Fernando Torres (Atlético de Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt missed. Zakaria Bakkali (Deportivo de La Coruña) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Lucas Pérez.
Substitution, Deportivo de La Coruña. Zakaria Bakkali replaces Emre Colak.