Luis Suarez celebrates his objective for Atletico Madrid. (Photo Credit: Reuters)
Luis Suarez scored a late winner as Atletico Madrid defeated Alaves 2-1 to win their fourth sport in a row and retake the La Liga lead.
Luis Suarez scored a 90th-minute winner as Atletico Madrid defeated Alaves 2-1 to win its fourth in a row and retake the Spanish league lead on Sunday. Suarez scored from shut vary finishing a cross by Joao Felix after Atletico had conceded an equalizer within the 84th minute in opposition to an Alaves crew that performed with 10 males from the 63rd.
Suarez had helped Atletico take the lead with a 41st-minute help to Marcos Llorente, who cleared three defenders outdoors the world earlier than firing a low shot that deflected off a defender earlier than discovering the online.
Alaves misplaced defender Victor Laguardia with a straight crimson card decided by video assessment for a tough foul on Thomas Lemar. The hosts equalized when Atletico defender Felipe discovered his personal web whereas attempting to clear a cross inside the world.
The win gave Atletico a two-point lead over second-place Real Madrid, which defeated Celta Vigo 2-Zero at dwelling on Saturday. Atletico has two video games in hand on its metropolis rival.
Diego Simeone’s crew has received 11 of its previous 12 league matches, with the one setback a 2-Zero loss at Real Madrid 4 rounds in the past.
Alaves, which stayed in 11th place, has one win in its its previous six matches.
Later on Sunday, sixth-place Barcelona visits last-place Huesca with Lionel Messi again after sitting out the earlier match.
Iker Muniain scored a 25th-minute winner as Athletic Bilbao defeated struggling Elche 1-Zero at dwelling. The win left Athletic in ninth place, whereas Elche stayed 17th, simply outdoors the relegation zone.
Promoted Elche is winless in 10 consecutive matches, with its final victory in opposition to Valencia again in October.