Atletico 2-0 Villarreal ; Morata scores first goal for Atletico
Alvaro Morata scored his first senior goal for Atletico Madrid as they secured a 2-0 LaLiga win over Villarreal at the Wanda Metropolitano.
The Spain striker swept home Filipe Luis’ cross to break the deadlock in Sunday’s 2-0 LaLiga win over Villarreal at the Wanda Metropolitano . Alvaro Morata has found the back of the net on three occasions since joining here in January, But his strike against Villarreal is the first one that counted.The 26-year-old, who played for this team as a child, even saw the funny side of his previously disallowed goals as he pretended to be a referee consulting VAR in his celebration on Sunday afternoon in 31st minutes. Filipe Luis lifted a cross into the box. Morata got the better of his man and was able to steer his strike on the half-volley into the bottom corner and in 88th minutes Saul scored the goal and took all 3 points guides a looping effort towards goal, although two defenders close on the line. However, Ruiz misjudges the flight of the ball and allows it to cross the line
Atletico madrid remain to 2nd place of laliga table with 50 points 7 point behind league leaders Fc Barcelona and play against Real sociedad