Sevilla 0-2 Atletico Madrid: Los Colchoneros heap more pressure on Sevilla

Seville vs Atletico Madrid
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Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 win over Seville on Saturday, was hard fought at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Seville were looking for a victory following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Villarreal in their previous game, while Atleti were beaten 2-1 in their previous match against R Madrid. Seville and Atleti are 16th, (5 points) and 5th, (13 points), in the league respectively, after 7 matches.

Atleti scored first, when Marcos Llorente found the net, 29 minutes in, ending the first half 1-0.

Los Colchoneros continued to apply pressure in the second period and were rewarded, when Alvaro Morata found the net in the 57th minute. The match ended with a 2-0 victory for the visitors.

Substitutions for Seville included Alex Telles, Jesus Navas, Ivan Rakitic, Papu Gomez and Youssef En-Nesyri for Karim Rekik, Kike Salas, Thomas Delaney, Oliver Torres and Kasper Dolberg, respectively. Atleti brought on Yannick Carrasco, Antoine Griezmann, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Angel Correa and Joao Felix for Saul Niguez, Alvaro Morata, Koke, Matheus Cunha and Nahuel Molina.

There were bookings for Isco, Thomas Delaney and Nemanja Gudelj from Seville. For Atleti, Axel Witsel and Joao Felix saw yellow.

Seville next face Athletic Bilbao while Atleti are at home to Girona.

Technical card:
Seville:Bono, Jose Carmona, Kike Salas (Jesus Navas, min.46), Nianzou Tanguy Kouassi, Karim Rekik (Alex Telles, min.29), Thomas Delaney (Ivan Rakitic, min.46), Oliver Torres (Papu Gomez, min.67), Nemanja Gudelj, Kasper Dolberg (Youssef En-Nesyri, min.67), Isco and Erik Lamela
Atletico Madrid:Jan Oblak, Nahuel Molina (Joao Felix, min.87), Stefan Savic, Jose Gimenez, Reinildo Mandava, Marcos Llorente, Koke (Geoffrey Kondogbia, min.73), Axel Witsel, Saul Niguez (Yannick Carrasco, min.61), Alvaro Morata (Antoine Griezmann, min.61) and Matheus Cunha (Angel Correa, min.73)
Stadium:the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan
Goals:Marcos Llorente (0-1, min. 29) and Alvaro Morata (0-2, min. 57)