Atletico Madrid 2-0 Real Betis: Llorente and Suarez strike to seal new club record
22:00 BST 24/10/2020
Atletico Madrid extended their unbeaten LaLiga start with a well-earned victory over 10-man Real Betis.
Atleti lost 4-0 to Bayern Munich on Wednesday – their joint-heaviest defeat under Simeone – but were back to their solid defensive selves in Saturday’s clash, which was won with two second-half goals.
After a balanced opening 45 minutes in the Spanish capital it took just 19 seconds for Llorente to open the scoring in the second half with a smart finish from a tight angle.
Suarez added a late second to seal a victory that lifts Atletico up to third after Betis had been reduced to 10 men for Martin Montoya’s red card offence.