Rodrigo De Paul scores for Atlético Madrid in 1-0 win vs. Celta de Vigo


Rodrigo De Paul scored for Atlético Madrid in their 1-0 home win vs. Celta de Vigo on matchday 35 of La Liga.

Diego Simeone’s team dominated the whole game, but they were not able to take the lead until the 84th minute. In a corner kick for Atleti, De Paul received the ball after a clearance from Celta’s defense. The Argentine controlled it with his chest just outside the box and volleyed it with precision to the back of the net. A stunning goal by the 29-year-old midfielder to make it 1-0 for his team.

While Ángel Correa started for Atlético Madrid and was substituted in the 61st minute, Rodrigo De Paul entered from the bench in the 55th minute.

With this win, Simeone’s team gets closer to securing a spot in the 2024/2025 Champions League, as they are now eight points ahead of Athletic Club with three matchdays left.

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