Reigning champions Atletico Madrid went stage with Actual Madrid on the prime of La Liga and inflicted additional harm on Ronald Koeman’s struggling Barcelona with a deserved win in Spain’s capital.
Thomas Lemar scored the opener, ending properly on the finish of a transfer involving Joao Felix and Suarez.
Suarez then slotted in towards his former membership to place Atletico in cost.
Antoine Griezmann additionally featured towards his former membership as a late substitute as Atletico basked of their superiority.
For all of the woe surrounding Barca this season, this loss was truly their first in La Liga – but it surely leaves them eighth within the desk on 12 factors, 5 behind Diego Simeone’s aspect, who’re second solely on purpose distinction however have performed a sport greater than rivals Actual.
Previous to this, Barca had three wins and three attracts to their identify, with back-to-back chastening 3-0 losses within the Champions League doing most to hurt Koeman’s place on the membership.
Barca had probabilities on Saturday, particularly at 1-0, with Philippe Coutinho volleying an effort simply extensive and Frenkie de Jong simply inches away from changing from shut vary following Memphis Depay’s header throughout purpose.
Coutinho additionally had an excellent probability to get the guests again into the sport within the second half however noticed his shot from contained in the field saved by Jan Oblak.
Regardless of having way more of the ball, Barcelona had been second finest on the Wanda Metropolitano, falling to a defeat which will properly take a look at president Joan Laporte’s assertion from earlier on Saturday that Koeman would proceed on the membership whatever the lead to Madrid.
They now have a two-week break from motion for internationals, with their subsequent fixture at residence to Valencia on 17 October.
- 22HermosoSubstituted forFelipeat 81′minutes
- 6KokeBooked at 78mins
- 5de PaulBooked at 45minsSubstituted forTrippierat 45′minutes
- 21CarrascoSubstituted forLodi dos Santosat 81′minutes
- 9SuárezSubstituted forGriezmannat 72′minutes
- 7SequeiraSubstituted forCorreaat 72′minutes
- 12Lodi dos Santos
- 1ter Stegen
- 22MinguezaSubstituted forde Jongat 75′minutes
- 2DestSubstituted forLengletat 86′minutes
- 28González IglesiasSubstituted forRobertoat 45′minutes
- 21de Jong
- 14CoutinhoSubstituted forFati Vieiraat 64′minutes
- 30Paez GaviriaBooked at 20minsSubstituted forPuig Martíat 75′minutes
- 6Puig Martí
- 10Fati Vieira
- 13Murara Neto
- 17de Jong
- 26Peña Sotorres
- César Soto Grado
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Match ends, Atletico Madrid 2, Barcelona 0.
Second Half ends, Atletico Madrid 2, Barcelona 0.
Foul by Clément Lenglet (Barcelona).
Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid) wins a free kick on the suitable wing.
Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid).
Substitution, Barcelona. Clément Lenglet replaces Sergiño Dest.
Try missed. Memphis Depay (Barcelona) proper footed shot from exterior the field is only a bit too excessive from a direct free kick.
Memphis Depay (Barcelona) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Foul by Thomas Lemar (Atletico Madrid).
Substitution, Atletico Madrid. Felipe replaces Mario Hermoso.
Substitution, Atletico Madrid. Renan Lodi replaces Yannick Carrasco.
Koke (Atletico Madrid) is proven the yellow card for a foul foul.
Ansu Fati (Barcelona) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Foul by Koke (Atletico Madrid).
Nook, Barcelona. Conceded by José Giménez.
Substitution, Barcelona. Riqui Puig replaces Gavi.
Substitution, Barcelona. Luuk de Jong replaces Óscar Mingueza.
Substitution, Atletico Madrid. Antoine Griezmann replaces Luis Suárez.
Substitution, Atletico Madrid. Ángel Correa replaces João Félix.