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Real Madrid defeat Atletico Madrid 3-1 in Spanish derby

Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 3-1 on Saturday night, with a comprehensive performance in the Spanish league’s 23rd round. After this important win, Real Madrid reached the second place with 45 points, while Atletico Madrid dropped to the third spot with 44 points.

In the match for Real Madrid, Casimiro, Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale scored the goals. The only goal for the host team Atletico Madrid was scored by French forward Antoine Griezmann. Real Madrid showed the better game since the start of the match. Real Madrid, who have struggled with poor form in the first half of this season, have done better under the guidance of Santiago Solari and the team also played a spectacular game against Atletico Madrid.

The first goal of the match for Real Madrid came in the 16th minute. Midfielder Casimiro gave an edge to the team by putting a great bicycle kick on the volley inside the 18-yard box. Atletico Madrid equalized in the 25th minute, Griezmann scored the goal for the hosts.

Before the first half ended, the guests were successful in making a comeback in the match. In the 42nd minute Vinícius Júnior tackled an Atletico player into the box, due to which Real Madrid got a penalty. Ramos did not make any mistake in converting the penalty. In the 74th minute of the match, the team got success once again. This time Winger Gareth Bale scored making it 3-1. It was Real Madrid’s 100th goal for Bale.

Six minutes later, Atletico Madrid player Thomas Party had to leave the ground due to the second yellow card, which also ended the expectations of the return of the host team.

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