Real 4-2 Atletico: Costa sinks Madrid in a classic match
Europe By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 15/08/2018
Diego Costa broke the deadlock in the opening minute after he comfortably best Real Madrid centre-backs to slot in the goal. Real Madrid had much of the ball possession but remained toothless in the attack as Atletico Madrid remained determined in the back-line.Marcelo remained a threat to the Atletico defence in the opening twenty minute.Karim Benzema equalized for Real Madrid in the 26th minute after he converted a cross from Gareth Bale from the right wing, Marco Asensio almost doubled the lead but his effort went narrowly off the post.The game remained undecided after the first half as the first 45 minutes ended in a stalemate.The second half begins with Real Madrid seeking to get the second goal while Atletico Madrid is waiting to get the right counter-attack.Asensio was replaced with Luka Modric in the 56th minute while Atletico Madrid substituted Antoine Griezmann for Correa.
Atletico won the game 4-2 in a classic match between the two city's rival.