Two parcels and a goal away from the goal line, this happened two minutes after the end of an exciting match between Atletico Madrid and its guest Barcelona, and victory was the last ally with an unanswered goal at the summit of the sixteenth week of the Spanish League.
Ousmane Dembele scored the only goal of the match in the 22nd minute.
Thus, Barcelona raises its tally to 41 points at the top of the Spanish League, 3 points ahead of Real Madrid.
While Atletico Madrid’s balance frozen at 27 points in fifth place.
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The start came with a shot from Ansu Fati in the 4th minute, which hit the defense, then Pablo Barrios tried in the 6th minute to save Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Andreas Christensen hit the edge of the area in the 9th minute, but Jan Oblak saved it easily.
The first goal came in the 22nd minute, after a wonderful solo kick from Pedri, to guide the ball to Javi, and the latter passed to Ousmane Dembele to score to the right of Oblak.
Atletico began to rise in the 32nd minute, with a dangerous shot from Marcos Llorente that hit the defense, followed by Jose Maria Jimenez with a header in the 33rd minute, which passed near the post.
Nahuel Molina hit a powerful ball in the 37th minute, but it passed next to the post as well, then Antoine Griezmann tried in the 43rd minute with a shot that Ter Stegen turned into a corner, from which Reneldo Mandava fired a very powerful header that the defense pushed away.
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez made two substitutions, with Ferran Torres and Frank Casey replacing Ansu Fati and Frenkie de Jong in the 57th minute.
In the 62nd minute, Ousmane Dembele missed the opportunity to kill the match with a shot that hit the defense.
On the other hand, Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone made two substitutions, with Joffrey Kondogbia and Alvaro Morata replacing Pablo Barrios and Yannick Carrasco in the 64th minute.
Marcos Llorente hit it, but Ter Stegen saved it in the 66th minute, while Dembele’s shot went past the post in the 69th minute.
In the 72nd minute, Ferran Torres scored a goal for Barcelona, but it was not counted for offside.
Rafinha replaced Javi in the 72nd minute, while Thomas Lemar and Angel Correa replaced Koke and Joao Felix on the other side.
Antoine Griezmann shot near the post in the 77th minute, while Rafinha tried from outside the area in the 79th minute, and his shot collided with the defense.
In the 81st minute, Marcos Alonso and Sergi Roberto replaced Alejandro Balde and Sergio Busquets, while Sergio Reguilon replaced Reneldo Mandava in the 83rd minute.
Atletico Madrid demanded a penalty kick after Alvaro Morata fell inside the area in the 91st minute, but the referee ordered the continuation of play.
In the 92nd minute, the referee declared the red card in the face of Stefan Savic, Atletico defender, and Ferran Torres, Barcelona striker, after a fistfight between the two.
Ronald Araho pushed a goal from Antoine Griezmann on the line in the 94th minute.
Barcelona will play its next league match against Getafe on January 21, while Atletico will play against Almeria on the fifteenth of the same month.