Saturday of celebrations at the Cívitas Metropolitano Stadium. The home of Atlético de Madrid celebrated the 613 games of Cholo Simeone, who became the coach with the most games at the same club in the history of Spanish soccer, surpassing team legend Luis Aragonés.
To the joy of the red and white fans, the Frenchman Antoine Griezmann was in charge of scoring the 1,000th goal of the team, a great achievement that will undoubtedly remain in the memory. The victim? Sevilla FC. In addition, the Little Prince scored the 150th goal of his career in the red and white team.
Atletico Madrid also had a goal feast, defeating Jorge Sampaoli’s Sevilla 6-1. Among the scorers was Memphis Depay, who grabbed a brace (23′ and 26′).
Moroccan Youssef En-Nesyri discounted in the 39′, but after the break, specifically in the 59′, Griezmann scored the historic goal. Yannick Carrasco put in the fourth (69′), and Alvaro Morata contributed the last two of the 5-1 thrashing (76′) and (90+2′).
With the result, Atletico Madrid took advantage of Real Sociedad’s 1-1 draw with Cadiz to climb to third place in La Liga Santander, placing them seven points behind second-placed Real Madrid, who play their matchday tomorrow.