Atletico Madrid won a very important match in Madrid. Playing against Salzburg was very tough but Joao Felix and his teammates did everything to score more. 

Pre-match preparations

Deigo Simeone’s team had a tough week. Atletico lost the match just five days ago against Bayern. German team scored four goals against Simeone’s team. It was an awful performance from the Madrid team, so they had to win another match. During the weekend, Atletico Madrid won a regular La Liga match against Real Betis. Yesterday, the team played against Salzburg and they were in need of three points.

1st half of the match

Diego Simeone started the match with two center forwards. Luis Suarez and Joao Felix were main strikers. Koke and Herrera were playing from the deep midfield. Llorente was playing on the left wing and Correa on the right side. Marcos Llorente opened the score in the 27th minute. Atletico was playing well in the attacking line but not so good in defense. It was visible from the counter-attacks of Salzburg. The guest team scored the equalizer soon after conceding goal. Salzburg scored the first goal in the 40th minute.

2nd half of the match

In the 47th minute, Atletico Madrid went down. Felipe scored the own goal, so Salzburg went ahead. In just a few minutes, Joao Felix scored his first goal. By that way, Atletico equalized the score. Simeone’s team could not score the winning goal until the last minutes. The coach replaced many players and gave chances to players like Hermoso, Lemar and Torreira. Joao Felix scored the winner in the 85th minute. It was a very important win for Atletico Madrid.