Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain - June 27, 2020 Atletico Madridís Diego Costa celebrates scoring their second goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease. (Photo by Reuters)
Atletico Madridís unbeaten run have extended to five matches after La Liga resumption by beating Alaves 2-1 at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
After a goalless first half, Atletico broke the deadlock when Saul Niguez headed the ball home from as free kick in the hour mark.
Atletico double the lead after Diego Costa scored from the spot after a VAR awarded penalty in the 73rd minute.
Alaves managed to cut back the deficit when Joeselu converted form the spot another VAR awarded penalty in the dying moments, but it was not enough and Atletico secured third in standings with fur points clear of fourth-placed Sevilla.
On Tuesday, Diego Simeoneís team will travel to Barcelona to line up against the Catalan Giants.
Atletico are just purring at the moment 😎pic.twitter.com/8ypMODsYMz— Goal (@goal) June 28, 2020