FC Barcelona managed to win a point but lost their lead at the top of the La Liga (top-flight Spanish league) table after a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid, while Sevilla capitalised on the occasion by taking a point lead at the standings.
Ousmane Dembele, who was in the news over the past few weeks for the wrong reasons stepped up to score, as he canceled out Diego Costa’s opener. Also Read - Coronavirus: Spanish Broadcaster Hopeful La Liga Will Resume by July
The game was very intense between the two sides because Atletico Madrid were and still remains to be just three points behind the defending champions. Also Read - Pay-Cut For FC Barcelona Footballers Due to Coronavirus Crisis
The match lacked clinical efforts on target, which was probably influenced by very strong defending.
Atletico Madrid’s opener came out of a Diego Costa header from Antoine Griezmann’s corner, Barcelona’s goal was scored at the last minute of the game after a superb assist from Lionel Messi. Also Read - 'Always The First Ones to Help Club When Asked' - Messi Confirms Barcelona Players Will Take Pay Cut