Sevilla welcomed Atletico Madrid earlier today for the La Liga fixture at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. The home team came out victorious in a narrow 1-0 game.
The first half of the match was goalless and both teams couldn’t manage to break the deadlock. The hosts breached Atletico Madrid’s defence in the 70th minute when M Acuna netted the ball and gave a comprehensive 1-0 lead to Sevilla. La Liga’s table-toppers couldn’t manage to bury the ball in the nets throughout the game which concluded the fixture in Sevilla’s favour.
Atletico Madrid’s defeat earlier today has made the contest even more interesting and their number one spot is under serious threat, they are just three points ahead of Real Madrid who are at the number two spot in the La Liga standings. A win or a draw in the upcoming fixture for Barcelona can help them acquire the second spot. With a victory for Sevilla earlier today, they find themselves at the fourth spot with 58 points while Atletico Madrid remains atop the La Liga standings. Sevilla’s narrow victory has opened up opportunities for the teams in the top five of La Liga standings. Twitter erupts as Sevilla defeats Atletico Madrid in a high octane La Liga game, let’s have a look at the best tweets: