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Eibar 1-2 Atletico Madrid: Luis Suarez double gives leaders comeback win after goalkeeper scores

Luis Suarez scores from the spot for Atletico Madrid against Eibar
Luis Suarez now has 11 goals in La Liga this season

A Luis Suarez double sent Atletico Madrid seven points clear in La Liga as they recovered after goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic had given Eibar the lead.

Dmitrovic, taking on penalty duties for the first time for his club, fired in his first career goal.

But Suarez levelled from a tight angle with a driven effort into the far corner after Eibar gave the ball away on the edge of their own box.

Suarez then netted the winner with a Panenka penalty in the 89th minute.

Dmitrovic was denied the chance to try to rescue his side a point when Eibar had a penalty rejected in injury time, as they appealed in vain for a handball against Atleti's Stefan Savic.

The Serb goalkeeper was the fourth player to take a penalty for Eibar in La Liga this season - before he stepped up, they had missed three out of five spot-kicks in the league, including their previous two.

It is a big win for Diego Simeone's side, who now have a strong grip on the title race in Spain.

As well as a seven-point advantage on second-placed Real Madrid, the reigning champions, and a 10-point lead over Barcelona, they have a game in hand on both.

Suarez, who joined the club after being released by Barca in the summer, has played a huge role in helping them achieve this, with Thursday's two goals taking him to 11 for the season - level with Lionel Messi.

Marko Dmitrovic scores a penalty for Eibar against Atletico Madrid
Serbian goalkeeper Dmitrovic scored his first professional career goal from the spot on Thursday

Line-ups

Eibar

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Dmitrovic
  • 22PozoBooked at 90mins
  • 4Rodrigues de Oliveira
  • 23ArbillaBooked at 82mins
  • 3Bigas
  • 6Álvarez
  • 8DiopSubstituted forLeónat 90+1'minutes
  • 12MutoSubstituted forEnrichat 78'minutes
  • 10Expósito
  • 14Inui
  • 17KikeBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 2Burgos
  • 7González Casín
  • 9Enrich
  • 11Soares Alves
  • 13Rodríguez
  • 15Valdés Díaz
  • 18García del Pozo
  • 19García
  • 20Correa Silva
  • 21León
  • 24Rodrigues
  • 25Gil

Atl Madrid

Formation 3-1-4-2

  • 13Oblak
  • 15SavicBooked at 90mins
  • 18FelipeBooked at 62mins
  • 2Giménez
  • 8Saúl
  • 24Vrsaljko
  • 14Llorente
  • 11LemarSubstituted forSequeiraat 45'minutes
  • 21Carrasco
  • 9SuárezSubstituted forKondogbiaat 90+2'minutes
  • 10CorreaSubstituted forTorreiraat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Grbic
  • 4Kondogbia
  • 5Torreira
  • 7Sequeira
  • 12Lodi dos Santos
  • 19Dembele
  • 20Machín Pérez
  • 28García
  • 31San Román
Referee:
Mario Melero López

Match Stats

Home TeamEibarAway TeamAtl Madrid
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home24
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Eibar 1, Atlético de Madrid 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Eibar 1, Atlético de Madrid 2.

  3. Booking

    Alejandro Pozo (Eibar) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. João Félix (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Paulo Oliveira (Eibar).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Geoffrey Kondogbia replaces Luis Suárez.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Eibar. Pedro León replaces Pape Diop.

  9. Booking

    Stefan Savic (Atlético de Madrid) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Booking

    Kike García (Eibar) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Post update

    Goal! Eibar 1, Atlético de Madrid 2. Luis Suárez (Atlético de Madrid) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Penalty Atlético de Madrid. Luis Suárez draws a foul in the penalty area.

  13. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Anaitz Arbilla (Eibar) after a foul in the penalty area.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Torreira (Atlético de Madrid).

  15. Post update

    Edu Expósito (Eibar) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Atlético de Madrid. Conceded by Marko Dmitrovic.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. João Félix (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luis Suárez.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Yannick Carrasco (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  19. Booking

    Anaitz Arbilla (Eibar) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Luis Suárez (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Thursday 21st January 2021

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Atl Madrid1714213372644
2Real Madrid18114330151537
3Barcelona18104437172034
4Villarreal198922819933
5Sevilla1810352316733
6Real Sociedad1986529161330
7Granada198472331-828
8Real Betis198292432-826
9Cádiz196671724-724
10Getafe186571618-223
11Celta Vigo196582330-723
12Levante185762526-122
13Ath Bilbao186392122-121
14Valencia194872526-120
15Eibar194781620-419
16Real Valladolid194781827-919
17Alavés194691725-818
18Elche173861623-717
19Osasuna193791628-1216
20Huesca191991429-1512
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