Atletico Madrid 0-0 Sevilla: Barcelona stay top of La Liga

first_img After Barcelona dug out a crucial win against Malaga, Atletico knew they had to win here if they wanted to go into next week’s game at Camp Nou top of La Liga. Antoine Griezmann, who is otherwise having a fine season, came closest to scoring, but his header struck the post in the second half. Upd. at 18:36 24/01/2016 Carrasco’s last gasp effort hit the bar, but Atletico could not work out how to beat Unai Emery’s hard-working men. Atletico Madrid blew the chance to go ahead of Barcelona and back to the top of La Liga as they drew with 10-man Sevilla at the Vicente Calderon.center_img Sport EN Atletico racked up 22 shots but just five were on goal and despite pressure late on, only a 20 yard piledriver from Gabi threatened to beat Sergio Rico, but the goalkeeper tipped it over.  Despite Vitolo’s red card, who saw his second booking after tripping Luciano Vietto, Diego Siemone’s men could not find a way through.  CETlast_img

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