Last minutes Llorente goal earns Atletico draw against Real Madrid

Last minutes Llorente goal earns Atletico draw against Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid’s Marcos Llorente scored deep in stoppage time to cancel out Brahim Diaz’s first-half opener for leaders Real Madrid as the city rivals drew 1-1 in LaLiga on the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

Real are on 58 points on the summit, two forward of Girona, who they host on Saturday. Atletico stay fourth with 48 points, two behind third-placed Barcelona.

“It was a very good game from our aspect, we managed the sport however we had been unfortunate to concede a objective within the last minute,” Real supervisor Carlo Ancelotti informed reporters.

“Last minutes Llorente goal earns Atletico draw”
Last minutes Llorente goal earns Atletico draw
Last minutes Llorente goal earns Atletico draw

“We did properly, we deserved to win however we’ve got nothing to complain about. We’re leaders and we’ve got one other likelihood to take an enormous step ahead subsequent Saturday. “The team must be calm, a very good point has come out of it.”

The hosts opened the scoring after 20 minutes when Diaz seized on a unfastened ball after some sloppy Atletico defending contained in the field to fit house from shut vary and score his fourth league objective this season.

Atletico thought they’d equalised within the opening minutes of the second half, but VAR intervened to rule out Stefan Savic’s towering header for offside.

Diego Simeone’s aspect lastly scored within the final seconds of the game when midfielder Llorente headed previous Real keeper Andriy Lunin from a Memphis Depay cross.

“Last minutes Llorente goal earns Atletico draw”
“The objective tastes excellent, we labored exhausting throughout the recreation, we got a point and we’re pleased with the team’s work,” Llorente told Movistar.

“It does not style like a win the way in which the sport was going, however we acquired a precious level.”

Atletico subsequent host Athletic Bilbao within the Spanish Cup semi-finals on Wednesday.
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