Great victory, Atletico Madrid surpassed Real to enter the top 2 of La Liga

Atletico Madrid took second place on the La Liga table from Real Madrid after defeating Cadiz in round 33.

Great victory, Atletico Madrid surpassed Real to enter the top 2 of La Liga

Griezmann scored twice

Welcoming Cadiz this morning, Atletico crushed this opponent with a score of 5-1. The four scorers for the Madrid team are Griezmann (double), Morata, Carrasco and Molina. On the other side of the front line, Lozano is the honorary scorer for Cadiz.

Overcoming Cadiz, Atletico extended the winning streak in La Liga to 3 since losing to Barca in the 30th round. Worth mentioning, including the win against Cadiz, Rojiblancos had 2 consecutive matches scoring 5 goals each. In the 32nd round, coach Diego Simeone’s army crushed Valladolid with a score of 5-2.

According to statistics, this is the fourth time in La Liga history that Atletico have scored 5 or more goals in consecutive matches. The first time the Madrid team did this was in January 1948.

As you know, in the early morning match in round 33, Real Madrid lost to Sociedad with a score of 0-2. Los Blancos’ defeat plus victory over Cadiz helped Atletico take second place from their city rivals.

It is important to know that this is the first time since August 2022 that Atletico have reached the top 2 of La Liga. Currently, Rojiblancos ranks above Real Madrid with 1 point more (69 compared to 68).

If they maintain their performance like over the past 3 months, Atletico can completely take second place overall. This is the only goal of coach Diego Simeone’s team for the rest of this campaign.