Atlético Madrid beat Eibar 2-1 with two goals from Luis Suárez to turn the story around, after starting down on the scoreboard. With this result, added 44 points at the top and is seven behind the second -Real Madrid- with a pending match.
The archer Marko Dmitrovicć opened the scoring from the penalty spot and scored the first goal in his professional career, but it did not help him to take the three points for the appearance of Suárez who at 39 of the first half scored the head tie and at 44 of the complement he defined to Panenka from the twelve steps after a foul that had been committed in the area and declared victory.
Suárez is fulfilling a first dreamed season with the Atlético de Madrid shirt. Has 11 goals in 14 games -He is the top scorer of the tournament together with Lionel Messi- and also has three assists.
In a difficult game for the Cholo Simeone team where he was uncomfortable due to the idea of the game that Eibar put into effect, which cornered him with the marks and the pressure with three footballers at the time of going out playing, the Aleti he lacked precision and lacked lucidity. Until Suarez appeared.
Atlético de Madrid’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suárez (r) celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league soccer match SD Eibar. Photo: Ander Gillenea / AFP
Ángel Correa started at the Colchonero and was replaced in the second half by the Uruguayan Lucas Torreira. At the premises, the former Rosario Central Esteban Burgos was among the substitutes and did not enter.
In the other match played on the date, Osasuna drew 1-1 against Valencia with a goal from former Argentine forward Boca Jonathan Calleri.
The 27-year-old attacker’s goal came 42 minutes into the opening stage of the match and was also part of the Pamplona team, defender Facundo Roncaglia, also a former Boca and Celta de Vigo from Spain. Then the tie came from the goal against Osasuna defender Unai García scored 24 minutes into the second stage.