Atleti 1-1 Seville: Top-four La Liga clash ends even in Madrid

Atletico Madrid
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On Sunday, Atleti and Seville were held to a 1-1 draw at Wanda Metropolitano. Atleti were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two games against Elche away and R Madrid at home, by 2-0 and 1-0 respectively. Seville, on the other hand, secured a point against Mallorca in their previous match. As it stands, Atleti and Seville are 3rd, (68 points) and 4th, (67 points), in the league respectively, after 37 matches.

Atleti started the first half well, thanks to Jose Gimenez giving Los Colchoneros the lead, 30 minutes in. The first half ended 1-0.

Seville took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Youssef En-Nesyri just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 1-1.

For Atleti, Matheus Cunha, Angel Correa, Marcos Llorente and Hector Herrera, came on for Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann, Felipe and Rodrigo De Paul. Seville brought on Jesus Corona, Jesus Navas, Oliver Torres, Rafa Mir and Karim Rekik, to replace Lucas Ocampos, Gonzalo Montiel, Ivan Rakitic, Papu Gomez and Nemanja Gudelj.

There were bookings for Mario Hermoso and Koke from Atleti, and Gonzalo Montiel, Nemanja Gudelj, Youssef En-Nesyri, Rafa Mir and Marcos Acuna, for Seville.

Atleti will next travel to Real Sociedad, while Seville will face Athletic Bilbao at home.

Technical card:
Atletico Madrid:Jan Oblak, Jose Gimenez, Stefan Savic, Reinildo Mandava, Koke, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Rodrigo De Paul (Hector Herrera, min.77), Yannick Carrasco, Luis Suarez (Matheus Cunha, min.65), Antoine Griezmann (Angel Correa, min.70), Mario Hermoso and Felipe (Marcos Llorente, min.77)
Seville:Bono, Gonzalo Montiel (Jesus Navas, min.46), Diego Carlos, Jules Kounde, Marcos Acuna, Thomas Delaney, Ivan Rakitic (Oliver Torres, min.56), Nemanja Gudelj (Karim Rekik, min.75), Youssef En-Nesyri, Papu Gomez (Rafa Mir, min.57) and Lucas Ocampos (Jesus Corona, min.46)
Stadium:Wanda Metropolitano
Goals:Jose Gimenez (1-0, min. 30) and Youssef En-Nesyri (1-1, min. 85)