Highlights and goals: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona in LaLiga Santander 2021-22
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4:04 PM3 months ago

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3:53 PM3 months ago

90+3' End of match

The match is over at the Wanda Metropolitano, ATLÉTICO MADRID WON! Cholo' Simeone's team climbs to the top of the league, at least for the rest of the day.
3:50 PM3 months ago

90' Additional time

Three more minutes will be played in the match.
3:48 PM3 months ago

88' Last minutes of the match

Last moments of the match. Not much time will be added.
3:46 PM3 months ago

86' Substitution in Barcelona

Clément Lenglet replaces Sergiño Dest.
3:41 PM3 months ago

81' Double substitution in Atletico

Renan Lodi and Felipe replace Mario Hermoso and Yannick Ferreira Carrasco.
3:38 PM3 months ago

78' Yellow card

Koke was cautioned in Atlético Madrid.
3:35 PM3 months ago

75' Double substitution in Barcelona

Luuk de Jong and Riqui Puig replace Gavi and Oscar Mingueza.
3:32 PM3 months ago

72' Double substitution in Atletico Madrid

Ángel Correa and Antoine Griezmann replace Joao Félix and Luis Suárez.
3:26 PM3 months ago

66' Atletico came closer

The ball was played to Luis Suárez, the Uruguayan entered the area and put the ball behind for Joao Felix to finish, but it was headed in the direction of ter Stegen.
3:24 PM3 months ago

64' Barcelona substitution

Ansu Fati replaces Philippe Coutinho.
3:20 PM3 months ago

60' COUTINHO MISSED IT!

Gavi stole the ball in midfield and commanded the counterattack, crossed the ball to find Philippe Coutinho, who entered the box and shot, but Jan Oblak saved to keep his goal unbeaten.
3:15 PM3 months ago

55' Barcelona still without ideas

Although Atlético Madrid came out with a more passive attitude, Barcelona did not do any damage. They have not generated chances yet even though they had the ball.
3:10 PM3 months ago

50' First minutes of the second half

Barcelona has the impetus to go for the discount, but Atlético Madrid closes the spaces well. The attitude of the colchoneros changes a little at the beginning of the second half.
3:05 PM3 months ago

Second half begins

The second half of the match gets underway at the Wanda Metropolitano.

There were two changes. Barcelona substituted Sergi Roberto in place of Nico González, while Atlético Madrid substituted Kieran Trippier in place of Rodrigo De Paul.

2:48 PM3 months ago

45+2' End of first half

The first half ends at the Wanda Metropolitano. Atlético Madrid wins with goals from Thomas Lemar and Luis Suárez to take a partial lead in LaLiga Santander.
2:47 PM3 months ago

45+1' Yellow card

Rodrigo De Paul is cautioned for Atlético Madrid.
2:46 PM3 months ago

45' Additional time

Two more minutes will be played in the first half.
2:45 PM3 months ago

44' GOOOOAL by Atletico Madrid

LUIS SUAREZ! Great counter-attack by the home team with Thomas Lemar, who changed front for 'El Pistolero', who waited until the last to define in front of ter Stegen.
2:45 PM3 months ago

40' Last five minutes of the first half

There is little that can be salvaged from the match, which has been hard fought. Barcelona has managed to resist Atletico's attempts and look for ways to do damage in the opponent's area.
2:36 PM3 months ago

35' Final stretch of the first half

The match seems to be controlled by Atlético, but Barcelona is also looking to get closer, although it lacks more ideas.
2:31 PM3 months ago

30' Half hour of game

Barcelona is trying to get the equalizer, but they have shown few offensive variations so far.
2:29 PM3 months ago

28' Luis Suarez missed it!

Great combination by Carrasco for Joao Félix, who found space for Luis Suárez; the Uruguayan shot and the ball went just wide of the left post.
2:28 PM3 months ago

27' Barcelona came closer

Memphis Dephay sent in a cross for Frankie de Jong but the Atletico defense denied him, but the ball was left loose and Coutinho shot, but the ball went wide right.
2:24 PM3 months ago

23' GOOOOOAL by Atletico Madrid

Thomas Lemar opens the scoring with a great shot into the corner, after receiving a pass from Luis Suarez.
2:21 PM3 months ago

20' Yellow card

Gavi is cautioned at Barcelona for a foul on Thomas Lemar.
2:20 PM3 months ago

16' Atletico came closer

Joao Felix tried Joao Felix with a mid-range shot in front of goal, but the ball went just wide of the right post. First arrival of the match.
2:16 PM3 months ago

15' First quarter of the match

Atletico manages the ball, they put it into circulation, but they lack depth. Barcelona does not yet form associations in its offensive intent so it is more what it holds than what it plays.
2:11 PM3 months ago

10' The match remains unchanged

The teams continue without generating scoring chances so far. 0-0 still at the Metropolitano.
2:07 PM3 months ago

5' First minutes

The teams are not hurting each other yet. Atleti has had more initiative for the moment.
2:02 PM3 months ago

Match starts

The game between Atlético Madrid and Barcelona is underway.
1:55 PM3 months ago

Teams to the field

Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona players take the field at the Wanda Metropolitano.
1:50 PM3 months ago

Substitutes - Barcelona

13. Neto Murara (GK), 26. Iñaki Peña (GK) 06. Riqui Puig, 10. Ansu Fati, 11. Yusuf Demir, 15. Clément Lenglet, 17. Luuk de Jong, 18. Jordi Alba, 20. Sergio Roberto, 23. Samuel Umtiti, 25. Èric García. 

1:55 PM3 months ago

Starting XI - Barcelona

1-4-3-3
| 01. Marc-André ter Stegen|
| 22. Óscar Mingueza | 03. Gerard Piqué | 04. Ronald Araújo | 02. Sergiño Dest |
| 21. Frankie de Jong | 05. Sergio Busquets | 28. Nico González |
| 30. Gavi | 09. Memphis Depay | 14. Philippe Coutinho |

Coach: Ronald Koeman

1:40 PM3 months ago

Substitutes - Atletico Madrid

01. Benjamin Lecomte (GK), 08. Antoine Griezmann, 10. Ángel Correa, 12. Renan Lodi, 16. Héctor Herrera, 17. Ivan Šaponjić, 18. Felipe Augusto, 23. Kieran Trippier, 24. Šime Vrsaljko.

1:35 PM3 months ago

Starting XI - Atletico Madrid

1-3-1-4-2
| 13. Jan Oblak |
| 15. Stefan Savić | 02. José Giménez | 22. Mario Hermoso |
| 06. Koke |
| 14. Marcos Llorente | 21. Ferreira Carrasco | 05. Rodrigo De Paul | 11. Thomas Lemar |
| 07. Joao Félix | 09. Luis Suárez |

Coach: Diego Simeone

1:30 PM3 months ago

🎙 Ronald Koeman (Barcelona Coach) pre-match

"It's very difficult to give them chances. They give you the ball, but they are a great team. We have to try to be good in the last pass and create chances. I don't think we'll have more chances against them than against Benfica. We have to score".

"I don't know if another coach could get more out of the squad. There are a lot of young players. There's a lot of talk about the system and it's because there are other players available. There are no wingers. The coach's job is to do it with the players there are. If I had the bag of money, I would have Messi here and I would have other players to dominate and press. If you have a left-footed winger, you set up a game with what you have. If we get attackers back, we can have a strong squad and the young players are asking for ground and deserve to have these opportunities."

"There is a lack of balance. We have few attackers available. If Ansu is on his way back but lasts a little longer it's normal after so long away. We lack one-on-one players and speed. This creates spaces and I said the other day that we lack effectiveness. Atletico created fewer chances than us but they are capable of having a shot on goal that is a goal. The other day in the Champions League at a high level, we have to score at least one or two out of four chances. That's the big difference and it's hard".

1:25 PM3 months ago

🎙 Diego Simeone (Atlético Madrid Coach) pre-match

"Griezmann we always put him on the right, on the left. Where he plays. Footballers have a privileged place, the important thing is that they are ready to play wherever the team needs him. He is a player who with his characteristics will help us wherever we put him."

"[The Suarez-Joao-Griezmann trident] I liked it. They are compatible. There are important variants, there are also Lemar, Correa and Cunha. It generates enthusiasm and the most important thing to manage is that everyone feels important. The quality of minutes makes the difference and hopefully we can take it forward."

"I see Suárez as always. Since he arrived he has had the same hunger and enthusiasm. We try to accompany him in the best way to enhance his qualities".

"Barcelona has a great squad with Alba, Dest, Piqué, Pedri, Ansu, Dembelé, De Jong, they are all great players. It's a team with very good players. They have always had an associative game in the opponent's half. It has led them to great success. I can't imagine any other team.

1:20 PM3 months ago

Arrival of the teams at the Wanda Metropolitano

1:15 PM3 months ago

Squad List - Barcelona

1:10 PM3 months ago

Squad List - Atletico Madrid

1:05 PM3 months ago

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1:00 PM3 months ago

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12:55 PM3 months ago

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12:50 PM3 months ago

What time is Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona match for LaLiga?

This is the start time of the game Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona of 2nd October 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 4:00 PM on DirecTV
Bolivia: 3:00 PM on Tigo Sports
Brazil: 4:00 PM GUIGO, ESPN, Star +
Chile: 3:00 PM on DirecTV
Colombia: 2:00 PM on DirecTV
Ecuador: 2:00 PM on DirecTV
USA (ET): 3:00 PM on ESPN+
Spain: 9:00 PM on Movistar LaLiga, Movistar LaLiga 1 and Movistar +
Mexico: 2:00 PM Blue To Go VE
Paraguay: 3:00 PM
Peru: 2:00 PM on DirecTV
Uruguay: 4:00 PM on DirecTV

12:45 PM3 months ago

Key player - Barcelona

In the azulgrana team, the presence of Memphis Depay stands out. The Dutch player has the responsibility of leading the attack of Koeman's team, which hopes to rely on his talent to regain the hierarchy that the team needs in moments like the one the team is currently experiencing.

12:40 PM3 months ago

Key player - Atletico Madrid

The presence of Luis Suárez stands out in the colchonero team. The Uruguayan striker is a key player in the squad due to his quality and scoring capacity. It will be an interesting duel against his former team, where he hopes to be just as effective to give a victory to the team to which he now owes.

12:35 PM3 months ago

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona history

In total, these teams have met 215 times. The numbers are very favorable for Barcelona, who have won 95 of them, while Atletico won 68, leaving a balance of 52 draws.

Talking only about the first division, there are 168 duels between these teams, where the azulgranas won in 75 of them, while the colchoneros won in 51, to leave a balance of 42 draws.

12:30 PM3 months ago

Barcelona seeks a way out of the crisis

The team led by Ronald Koeman is not going through a good moment. It took a long time for the azulgranas to be out of the Europa League places after advancing almost a quarter of the season. On top of that, they are coming from a resounding defeat against Benfica in the UEFA Champions League, which further deepened the crisis they are currently going through. Beating Atletico could be the air the team needs to get back on the right track and get back into the fight for the title, so the three points must be obtained at any cost.

12:25 PM3 months ago

Atlético wants to get closer to the leader

The team from Madrid has just had a setback after losing the previous day in their visit to Alavés at the Mendizorroza stadium. The team led by Diego Simeone has had a good start in the league, but they must be aware that wherever they play, they have to overcome the difficulties of each rival they face, in order not to lose points that can be essential in the definition for the title at the end of the season and, therefore, a victory against a direct rival like the azulgrana team is vital in these aspirations.

12:20 PM3 months ago

The match will be played at the Wanda Metropolitano

The match between Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona will be played at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. This venue, located in the neighborhood of Rosas, in the city of Madrid, in Spain and reopened in 2017, has a capacity for approximately 69,000 fans.
12:15 PM3 months ago

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