Atletico Madrid went back to winning ways as Luis Suarez’s 150th LaLiga goal as well as Yannick Carrasco’s stoppage-time header handed them a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo.
Diego Simeone’s side failed to register a shot on target in their 0-0 draw with Villarreal prior to the international break, which complied with a likewise depressing efficiency in a goalless meeting with Huesca.
Suarez cleared up any nerves early at the Balaidos, however, scoring his third Atleti goal in the 6th minute to end up being the 2nd fastest player to reach a 150 in LaLiga in the 21st century after Cristiano Ronaldo.
Atleti verified a 200th LaLiga win under Simeone late on when Carrasco headed house after Joao Felix’s initiative crashed withdraw the crossbar.
The visitors started with a spring in their action as well as Suarez’s shot from 12 yards wriggled underneath Ivan Villar after the Uruguayan was chosen by Manuel Sanchez adhering to a glossy relocation down the left.
The hosts carved out two clear opportunities to degree midway via the initial fifty percent. Sergio Carreira collapsed an initiative versus the upright after swiping in unmarked at the back message, prior to a clean-through Santi Mina was denied by Jan Oblak’s outstretched foot.
Thomas Lemar saw his edge get better off the bar with Villar smacking, yet another goal for Atleti before the break would certainly have been extreme on Celta, that finished the first half with 10 efforts on goal to the guests’ 3.
Suarez was denied a 2nd promptly after the restart as Villar diverted his close-range initiative from Diego Costa’s pass over the bar.
Atleti looked far more durable at the back in the second half, restricting Celta to a collection of half-chances, while at the various other end Villar got down well to push alternative Marcos Llorente’s reduced strike past the post with 15 minutes continuing to be.
The guests’ jump to fourth in the table was secured in the fifth minute of blockage time when substitute Carrasco headed past Villar after sublime ability from Joao Felix had actually resulted in his effective strike rebounding off the crossbar as well as into his course.