Atletico Madrid suffer setback in championship races

Atletico Madrid suffered a setback on the way to their eleventh championship title in Spain. The team of coach Diego Simeone came in a catch-up game at UD Levante not more than 1: 1 (1: 1).

The Colchoneros lead the table with six points ahead of city rivals and record champions Real Madrid. In addition, Atletico have played one less game.

Enis Bardhi gave the hosts the lead (17th). Marcos Llorente saved the leader from the second defeat of the season with his goal (37th).

Shortly after the break, Angel Correa missed a hundred percent scoring chance. Levante keeper Aitor Fernandez ricocheted off Luis Suarez’s shot forward, but the Argentine put the margin over the empty goal.

Primera Division: table

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