Rodrygo Goes and Fede Valverde were on song as Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the Liga at the Civitas Metropolitano to maintain their perfect start to the season
Felipe was close to getting the opener for Atletico Madrid from a free header but he lacked the composure to direct his effort to the goal post in the 7th minute.
Carrasco was unable to finish from the edge of the box in the 11th minute.
Rodrygo announced himself at the Civitas Metropolitano with a bright finish from a top pass from Aurelin Touchameni in the 18th minute, Antoine Griezmann made a stunning effort and force Thibaut Courtois into a save in the 24th after a sluggish play in the midfield.
Vinicius and Modric combined well to unlock Atletico Madrid’s defence and the Brazilian forced Jan Oblak into safe but Valverde was at the right spot to get the second for Real Madrid to make it 2-0 in the 36th minute.
Atletico Madrid scored from a corner kick following a lack of communication from Real Madrid’s defence to get a consolation goal.