The players of Atletico Madrid successfully passed a difficult away game at Valencia and made another big step towards winning the La Liga title .
Diego Simeone’s men celebrated at Mestalla, with a 1-0 win in a match of the 35th round of the Spanish Primera. With this three points, Atletico went back to six points ahead of their city rivals Real Madrid and seven ahead of Barcelona . Still the Catalans and the Los Blancos have a one game less.
Atletico until the end of the league championship have three more matches and two wins would guarantee the first title after the 1996th year. In the next round Simeone’s players again will play in Valencia, but on this occasion against Levante, and then follows for them a home match against Malaga and visit to Barcelona.
Atletico to win brought a Raul Garcia’s header on assist of Gabi in the 43rd minute.
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Current league table
1. Atletico Madrid 88
2. Real Madrid CF 82 (-1)
3. Barcelona FC 81 (-1)
4. Athletic Bilbao 62 (-1)
5. Sevilla 59 (-1)