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2017/2018 Spanish Primera División
  • Filipe Luís (63')
  • Antoine Griezmann (88')
  • Willian José (29' PEN)

Atletico Madrid battle back to beat Real Sociedad

JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images

Atletico Madrid cut the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to six points with a 2-1 comeback win against Real Sociedad.

The visitors took a 28th-minute lead at the Wanda Metropolitano when Mikel Oyarzabal was brought down by Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

Willian Jose converted from the spot to score in four consecutive league games for the first time, but Atletico levelled when Saul Niguez set up Filipe Luis after 62 minutes.

Atletico pressed for a winner and it came three minutes from time, Saul again the provider as Antoine Griezmann stroked home his fourth goal in three games.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 33 +64 83
2 Atletico Madrid 34 +36 72
3 Real Madrid 33 +44 68
4 Valencia 34 +26 66
5 Real Betis 34 +1 56
6 Villarreal 33 +5 51
7 Sevilla FC 33 -11 48
8 Getafe 34 +8 48
9 Girona 34 -6 47
10 Celta Vigo 34 +6 45
11 Real Sociedad 34 +6 43
12 Eibar 34 -10 43
13 Alavés 34 -13 41
14 Athletic Bilbao 34 -5 40
15 Leganes 34 -13 40
16 Espanyol 34 -12 39
17 Levante 34 -17 37
18 Deportivo La Coruña 34 -33 28
19 Las Palmas 34 -47 21
20 Málaga 34 -29 20

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