Diego Simeone’s men gave one of their best performances of this season to secure an easy 2-0 victory in the Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad La Liga match this Sunday. And with that brilliant win, they also secured the second place of the Spanish domestic league with 53 points in 26 matches. However, they are still 7-point short of the table-topper Barcelona.
Alvaro Morata Scored the opening goal for Atletico Madrid in the 30th minute of the match. Shortly after, he scored his brace in the 33rd minute that sealed the 2-0 victory for Diego Simeone. The second half remained goalless for both the sides, although Atletico Madrid’s Koke received a red card for his trashy tackle.
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Full Highlights
It seems Alvaro Morata is quite happy with the recent inclusion of him in Atletico Madrid. He came to participate in La Liga on an 18-month loan deal from Premier League club Chelsea. While talking about his performance against Real Sociedad, the forward said, “Most of the time, forwards are judged by their goals but, above all, I have adapted well and quickly.”
The star man said, “I am very happy because I have had a bad time in the past.” He then further added, “I have adapted quickly thanks to the help of everybody at the club and my colleagues.” Diego Simeone also praised Morata while saying, “When we sign a player we always envision his best side, some adapt faster than others.”
Atletico Madrid vs Real Sociedad Final Score
The Atletico Madrid coach said, “More than for his goals, I am happy for the work he is putting and for how he has adapted to the team.” He then also added, “Those who have hierarchy take less time to adapt, he is not a kid and he meets the conditions we set for him.” He said, “It wasn’t an easy win.”
While analyzing the match, Diego Simeone said, “I think that Real Sociedad started the match very well and we had difficulties in the first few minutes. We improved our passing after Willian Jose’s injury and we finished the first half very well.” He then added, “After Koke’s red card we had to defend inside our box in order to win a very important match.”