Getafe 0-3 Atletico Madrid: Los Colchoneros romp to road success in season opener

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Getafe suffer a first loss against Atletico Madrid in their first match of the new LaLiga season. Today’s result, Getafe and Atleti are 20th, (0 points) and 2nd, (3 points), spots respectively, after 1 match.

Atleti started strongly in the first half, when Alvaro Morata opened the rout, 15 minutes in, ending the first half 1-0.

Los Colchoneros continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Alvaro Morata found the net again at the 59 minute mark. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Antoine Griezmann, 75 minutes in with a final score of 3-0.

Substitutions for Getafe included Portu, Jaime Seoane, Moises Parra Gutierrez and Jaime Mata for Carles Alena, Nemanja Maksimovic, Borja Mayoral and Enes Unal, repectively. Atleti replaced Yannick Carrasco, Antoine Griezmann, Rodrigo De Paul, Angel Correa and Matheus Cunha with Saul Niguez, Thomas Lemar, Marcos Llorente, Joao Felix and Alvaro Morata.

There were bookings for Enes Unal and Carles Alena from Getafe, and Yannick Carrasco, for Atleti.

In the second round of action in the LaLiga Getafe will play against Girona away and Atleti will play against Villarreal at home.

Technical card:
Getafe:David Soria, Juan Iglesias, Djene, Domingos Duarte, Stefan Mitrovic, Fabrizio Angileri, Carles Alena (Portu, min.58), Mauro Arambarri, Nemanja Maksimovic (Jaime Seoane, min.63), Enes Unal (Jaime Mata, min.81) and Borja Mayoral (Moises Parra Gutierrez, min.81)
Atletico Madrid:Jan Oblak, Nahuel Molina, Stefan Savic, Axel Witsel, Reinildo Mandava, Marcos Llorente (Rodrigo De Paul, min.62), Koke, Thomas Lemar (Antoine Griezmann, min.62), Saul Niguez (Yannick Carrasco, min.62), Joao Felix (Angel Correa, min.83) and Alvaro Morata (Matheus Cunha, min.83)
Stadium:the Coliseum Alfonso Perez
Goals:Alvaro Morata (0-1, min. 15), Alvaro Morata (0-2, min. 59) and Antoine Griezmann (0-3, min. 75)