Rodrigo De Paul and Ángel Correa score for Atlético Madrid in 3-1 win vs. Athletic Club


Rodrigo De Paul and Ángel Correa scored for Atlético Madrid in their 3-1 win at home vs. Athletic Club on matchday 33 of La Liga.

In the 14th minute, De Paul controlled the ball at the edge of the box after a clearance and shot with a half-volley. De Paul’s effort took a deflection off an Athletic defender and the ball went to the back of the net for the Argentine midfielder to give Atletico the 1-0 lead.

With the game tied at one in the 51st minute, Ángel Correa received a long through pass inside Athletic’s box. He controlled it with one touch, dribbled the goalkeeper and a class finish with his left foot to score and restore Atletico’s advantage.

Nahuel Molina also started the game for Atleti.

Diego Simeone’s team ended up winning 3-1 in a crucial victory against their main competitors for the fourth 2024/2025 Champions League spot.

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