A new stumble for Atlético de Madrid and a tight table: LaLiga positions 8 days from the end

The Atletico Madrid, absolute pointer of The league, could not count on Luis Suarez in this match and barely equaled 1 to 1 against Betis. WhileJan Oblak, his archer, was the figure. This result, at least, allows Diego Simeone’s team to remain alone at the top of the tournament. But with only one point of advantage over the Real Madrid and two about him Barcelona, with eight days ahead.

Uruguayan Suárez, star of the team Mattress, was the great absentee in the game after having suffered a muscle injury in his left leg this Wednesday, due to which he had to abandon training and, after medical tests, it was confirmed that he must be out for at least two weeks.

The team red and white played better the first part and he deserved to have reached the break with an advantage, but Christian Tello equalized the opening goal of the Belgian Yannick Carrasco. In the second term It was clearly dominated by the local team, but Manuel Pellegrini’s men failed to transform any of the chances they had, largely thanks to the great performance of the Slovenian goalkeeper from Atlético, Jan Oblak.

With this tie, Atlético has added 17 points out of the last 33 possible, but remains on top. Betis, meanwhile, are sixth and in a good position to fight for a place in the Europa League. Likewise, entry to international competitions is highly contested, since there are several teams involved for the same reason.

The next date of the candidates:

On the next day, the Aleti will host Huesca, one of the worst teams in the tournament, while the Real Madrid, intoned with the victory in the classic, will visit Cádiz and the Barcelona will play in the Camp Nou against Getafe that fights to maintain the category. In any case, in a demanding and tight tournament, everything will surely be defined on the last day.

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