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2019-2020 LaLiga
  • Álvaro Morata (32' PEN)
  • João Félix (36')
  • Luuk de Jong (19')
  • Lucas Ocampos (43' PEN)

Atletico warm up for Liverpool showdown with Sevilla draw

Atletico Madrid missed the chance to get back into the top four in La Liga when they were held to an entertaining 2-2 draw with third-placed Sevilla on Saturday.

Sevilla went ahead in the 19th minute through Dutch striker Luuk de Jong but Atletico levelled with a penalty from Alvaro Morata in the 32nd after a VAR review determined that Sevilla's Diego Carlos had handled the ball.

Atleti took the lead four minutes later with a heavily deflected shot from Joao Felix, only for Sevilla's Lucas Ocampos to level from the spot right before halftime after another VAR review decided he had been fouled by Kieran Trippier.

Diego Simeone's side went all out for a winner after the interval but were unable to get past Sevilla's impressive keeper Tomas Vaclik and had to settle for a draw which left them fifth on 45 points after 27 games. Sevilla are third on 47.

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Simeone's men face Liverpool at Anfield next week, looking to reach the Champions League quarterfinals following a 1-0 round-of-16 first-leg victory at home.

Spanish Primera División Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 34 +41 77
2 Barcelona 35 +43 76
3 Atletico Madrid 35 +21 63
4 Sevilla FC 34 +16 60
5 Villarreal 35 +12 57
6 Getafe 35 +9 53
7 Real Sociedad 34 +8 51
8 Valencia 35 -6 50
9 Athletic Bilbao 34 +9 48
10 Granada 34 +2 47
11 Osasuna 35 -10 45
12 Levante 34 -5 43
13 Real Betis 35 -8 41
14 Real Valladolid 35 -10 39
15 Celta Vigo 35 -10 36
16 Alavés 34 -19 35
17 Eibar 34 -17 35
18 Mallorca 34 -24 29
19 Leganes 34 -24 28
20 Espanyol 35 -28 24