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Atletico Madrid

It was a trilling event in La Liga, Atletico Madrid has been crowned champion for the first time since 2014. Staying ahead of their rivals ( Real Madrid and Barcelona).

Atletico Madrid, who won 2-1 away at Real Valladolid while Real Madrid won 2-1 at home to Europa League finalists Villarreal. It wasn’t plain sailing for Diego Simeone’s side, conceding early to Valladolid.

Atletico Madrid Suarez

But almost at the same time, Real conceded a shock goal. And in a dramatic second half, Angel Correa scored for Atletico which leveled the game, while Real Madrid thought it had also drawn level through Karim Benzema’s header goal which got ruled out through the video assistant referee for offside. Luis Suarez goal helped seal the win for Atletico, and ensure the La Liga title was heading to the red and white side of the Spanish capital.

“The world is going through a different phase right now so if we can give some joy to people it means so much to us”.

Atletico manager Simeone said afterwards.

“Thirty-two players I think have been involved, every one as important as the other. I am extremely grateful.”

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