Seville defeated the Atlético de Madrid this Sunday 1-0 with a goal from Argentine Marcos Acuña (70 ‘) and put The league red hot after 29 days. Diego Simeone’s team remains in the lead with 66 units but is threatened by the proximity of his pursuers: Real Madrid to three with 63 (won yesterday), Barcelona to four with 62 (he plays tomorrow with Valladolid) and Sevilla himself, somewhat further with 58 but in Champions League positions.
With a goal from the Argentine Marcos Acuña in the lead, Sevilla achieved a very important victory at home against the Atlético leader. After the defeat at Sánchez Pizjuán, Real Madrid, who beat Eibar 2-0 on Saturday, are three points behind their neighbor, while Barcelona are four, in the absence of their game on Monday against Valladolid. For its part, Sevilla was 8 points behind but with the Champions League qualification almost assured, since the next in the table, Betis, has 12 points less.
Real Madrid and Barcelona are excited
Real Madrid had won 2-0 against Eibar at home on Saturday with goals from Marco Asensio (41 ‘) and Karim Benzema (73’). Zinedine Zidane’s men are 3 points behind Atlético and on the next day they must face Barcelona, their classic rival. Precisely, Barça will play tomorrow, Monday, against Valladolid, in what may be a crucial game for Ronald Koeman’s men, since if they win they would be just one point behind the ‘Colchoneros’.
Racist insults in Cádiz-Valencia
For its part, in another game that had an impact on Sunday, Valencia fell 2-1 on their visit to Cádiz in a match that was marred by an alleged racist insult against French defender Mouctar Diakhaby. The Valencian team decided to leave the playing field in the 30th minute approximately after Diakhaby accused receiving racist insults from the Cádiz player Juan Cala, with whom he argued. According to the arbitration act, the Frenchman said they have called him a “shitty nigger. The game continued to play after the visitors were threatened with a penalty.
Results of the day
Results of the matches of the 29th day of the Spanish championship: Friday: Levante – SD Huesca 0 – 2. Saturday: Granada – Villarreal 0 – 3, Real Madrid – Eibar 2 – 0, Osasuna – Getafe 0 – 0. Sunday: Alavés – Celta 1 – 3, Elche – Betis 1 – 1, Cádiz – Valencia 2 – 1, Seville – Atlético de Madrid 1 – 0. Monday: Barcelona – Valladolid (16:00 from Argentina). Wednesday: Real Sociedad – Athletic (4:00 p.m. from Argentina).