Atletico Madrid Beat Sevilla By 3-1 At La Liga Spain.
Atletico Madrid 3-1 Sevilla
Diego Simeone’s Atletico is the fourth Position in La Liga. the final Champions League qualification spot, but are now targeting automatic entry to the group stages by finishing in the top three At the table.
They qualify the quarter-finals of this season’s La Liga Games in midweek with a 0-0 draw against Bayer Leverkusen, going through 4-2 on aggregate.
But they rediscovered their scoring touch against Sevilla, who have now failed to win their past three La Liga games.
Team Captain Godin was left unmarked to head in Griezmann’s free-kick on 37 minutes, and the France forward then scored his fifth goal in five games in the 60th minute.
Gabriel Mercado fouled Kevin Gameiro to concede a free-kick 25 yards from goal and Griezmann hammered his shot over the wall and in off the underside of the crossbar.
Torres, who was hospitalized after injuring his head during Atletico’s Match draw with Deportivo La Coruna on 2 March, returned to loud cheers as he replaced Gameiro in the 63rd minute.
Sevilla had been title contenders this season, but have dropped off the pace in past weeks and are on their longest run without a victory since Sampaoli replaced Unai Emery last summer.
“We’ve got to try and get our mojo back,” said Sampaoli.
Atletico lost right-back Sime Vrsaljiko in the second minute to an injury and the club later revealed the Croatia international has suffered damage to his anterior cruciate ligament and will undergo further tests.