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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 19 +33 43
2 Atletico Madrid 19 +14 38
3 Sevilla FC 19 +11 33
4 Real Madrid 19 +4 33
5 Alavés 19 +3 32
6 Getafe 19 +5 28
7 Real Betis 19 -1 26
8 Real Sociedad 19 +1 25
9 Girona 19 -2 24
10 Espanyol 19 -6 24
11 Valencia 19 0 23
12 Levante 19 -5 23
13 Leganes 19 -4 22
14 Real Valladolid 19 -4 22
15 Athletic Bilbao 19 -5 22
16 Eibar 19 -7 22
17 Celta Vigo 19 -1 21
18 Rayo Vallecano 19 -12 19
19 Villarreal 19 -5 17
20 Huesca 19 -19 11