Atletico 2-0 Sevilla: Simeone's men leap into second place in La Liga

Atletico inflicted Sevilla's first defeat of the new Liga campaign

Carrasco and Griezman were on target for the Rojiblancos

LALIGA | Atlético - Sevilla (2-0) | LALIGA

Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla 2-0 in their second ever game at the Wanda Metropolitano to move into second place in La Liga. 

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MATCH FACTS

LaLiga Santander

ATL

2-0

SEV

Atlético

Oblak; Vrsaljko, Savic, Lucas, Filipe; Koke, Saúl, Gabi, Carrasco (Gameiro, m. 81); Vietto (Correa, m. 57) y Griezmann (Thomas, m. 72).

Sevilla

Sergio Rico; Mercado (Krohn Delhi, m. 77), Carriço, Lenglet, Carole; N'Zonzi, Banega; Jesús Navas, Franco Vázquez, Sarabia (Correa, m. 58); y Muriel (Ben Yedder, m. 68).

Goles

1-0, m. 46: Carrasco aprovecha un error de N'Zonzi, tras un pase de Vietto. 2-0, m. 69: Griezmann, de disparo cruzado a pase de Filipe Luis.

Árbitro

Martínez Munuera (C. Valenciano). Amonestó a los locales Gabi (m. 28), Vrsaljko (m. 67) y Correa (m. 75) y a los visitantes Muriel (m. 49), Mercado (m. 53) y Lenglet (m. 84).

Incidencias

Partido correspondiente a la sexta jornada de LaLiga Santander, disputado en el estadio Wanda Metropolitano ante 60.823 espectadores. Antes del inicio del encuentro se guardó un minuto de silencio en memoria de las víctimas del terremoto de México

Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann were the scorers as Atletico showed their quickly getting to grips with their new home having left the Vicente Calderon behind last season. 

It's the third consecutive win for Diego Simeone's side, who are just one point behind Barça for now, who play Girona later on Saturday. 

Sevilla, meanwhile, drop to third, two points back from Barça, after this, their first defeat in La Liga under new coach Eduardo Berizzo. 

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