Atletico Madrid take top spot in La Liga after winning away against Getafe. The game finished 1-2 (1-0). Atletico is one point clear of Real Madrid at the top of the table. As for Getafe, the result means they are in 19th place in the league.
Getafe took the lead in added-time in the first half when Stefan Mitrovic scored, with an assist by Nemanja Maksimovic.
Getafe’s Carles Alena was sent off in the 74th minute.
Luis Suarez equalised for Atletico Madrid with an assist by Mario Hermoso, in the 78th minute.
The deciding goal came in the 90th minute, when Luis Suarez scored one more time. This occasion he scored a 1-2 for Atletico Madrid, with an assist by Sime Vrsaljko. Suarez then completed the team’s come back.
Getafe now have six straight defeats.
It means that Madrid have taken points for the sixth game in a row and have yet to lose this season.
Getafe have 5 losses with a 2–9 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Atletico Madrid have 3 wins and 2 draws and a 7–4 goal difference.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-0 draw, with Getafe at home in March 2021.
Atletico Madrid have a perfect record after two away games.
Getafe have scored 2 goals. They have scored one goal at home. They’ve conceded 10 goals in total.
Atletico Madrid have scored 9 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 9 goals. They’ve conceded 5 goals in total.
Getafe have opened the score in 0 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal.
In the next games in the La Liga, Getafe will play Real Betis (away) on 25 September 2021, Real Sociedad (home) on 02 October 2021 and Levante (away) on 16 October 2021. Atletico Madrid play Alaves (away) on 24 September 2021, Barcelona (home) on 01 October 2021 and Granada (away) on 16 October 2021.