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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 20/03/2017
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Antoine Griezmann teed up Diego Godin's opener then struck a stunning free-kick as Atletico Madrid compounded a week for Sevilla to forget in a 3-1 win on Sunday.

Koke added Atletico's third before Joaquin Correa registered a consolation for Sevilla.

Sevilla were dumped out of the Champions League by Atletico's quarterfinal opponents Leicester City on Wednesday and have seen their lead over Atletico in third place in La Liga now whittled down to two points.

A third straight league win moves Diego Simeone's men seven points clear of Real Sociedad and Villarreal in the battle for fourth.

And the Atletico fans also celebrated the return of Fernando Torres for the first time since he was knocked unconscious in a sickening head clash at Deportivo la Coruna on March 2.

Kevin Gameiro was handed a start ahead of Torres as the Frenh international also returned from injury and was inches away from opening the scoring against his old club 13 minutes in.

Gameiro was played in by Yannick Carrasco's fine through ball and his well-measured chip was turned onto the underside of the bar by Sergio Rico.

Key to Sevilla's 3-2 aggregate defeat to Leicester was the fact they missed a penalty in both legs.

Despite their awful record from the spot this season, the visitors claimed in vain for a penalty when Wissam Ben Yedder fell to the floor as he tried to round Jan Oblak. - AFP

Yet, in another familiar failing from their defeat in England, Sevilla conceded the opener from a set-piece as Griezmann's clipped free-kick found Godin unmarked to power a header past Rico eight minutes before half-time.


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