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2017/2018 Spanish Primera División
  • Koke (8')

Atletico Madrid beat Getafe with Koke goal to cement second place

Koko celebrates after scoring an early goal. OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP/Getty Images

Atletico Madrid warmed up for the Europa League final by taking a big step towards securing second spot in LaLiga with a 1-0 success at Getafe.

Diego Simeone's men, who face Ligue 1 side Marseille on Wednesday, secured the three points thanks to Koke's eighth-minute strike and Jan Oblak's second-half penalty save from Faycal Fajr.

Victory at Coliseum Alfonso Perez moves Atletico six points ahead of third-placed Real Madrid ahead of their evening kick-off at home to Celta Vigo and means they need a point at home to Eibar next weekend to finish as runners-up.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 24 +38 54
2 Atletico Madrid 24 +17 47
3 Real Madrid 24 +12 45
4 Sevilla FC 24 +10 37
5 Getafe 24 +9 36
6 Alavés 24 -3 36
7 Real Sociedad 24 +5 34
8 Real Betis 24 -3 33
9 Valencia 24 +4 32
10 Eibar 24 -1 31
11 Athletic Bilbao 24 -4 30
12 Levante 24 -7 30
13 Leganes 24 -5 29
14 Espanyol 24 -10 29
15 Girona 24 -9 27
16 Real Valladolid 24 -10 26
17 Celta Vigo 24 -7 24
18 Villarreal 24 -5 23
19 Rayo Vallecano 24 -14 23
20 Huesca 24 -17 18