Girona Stunned by Atletico Madrid in La Liga Showdown on March 18

In Match Day 25 of La Liga, Girona and Atletico Madrid faced off in an exciting match. With the game tied 0-0 in the 90th minute, Atletico Madrid got a late goal from Alvaro Morata to secure the win. Morata’s goal was the difference maker as Atletico Madrid emerged victorious with a 1-0 scoreline. The win puts Atletico Madrid further up in La Liga standings, while Girona will look to bounce back with their next match.



Paulo Gazzaniga (rating 6.9)
Arnau Martínez (rating 6.5)
Santiago Bueno (rating 7.3)
David López (rating 6.3)
Miguel Gutiérrez (rating 7)
Oriol Romeu (rating 6.9)
Viktor Tsyhankov (rating 7)
Aleix García (rating 7.2)
Borja García (rating 6.6)
Rodrigo Riquelme (rating 6.9)
Valentin Castellanos (rating 6.9)

Atletico Madrid

Jan Oblak (rating 7.7)
Nahuel Molina (rating 6.9)
Stefan Savić (rating 6.6)
José María Giménez (rating 7.2)
Mario Hermoso (rating 6.9)
Yannick Carrasco (rating 6.9)
Marcos Llorente (rating 6.6)
Koke (rating 6.9)
Thomas Lemar (rating 7)
Antoine Griezmann (rating 7.3)
Memphis Depay (rating 6.9)



Valery (B. Garcia, 65)
I. Martin (O. Romeu, 75)
C. Stuani (T. Castellanos, 75)
Bernardo (A. Garcia, 87)
T. Villa (V. Tsygankov, 87)

Atletico Madrid

A. Correa (T. Lemar, 62)
A. Morata (M. Depay, 62)
R. de Paul (M. Llorente, 62)
S. Niguez (Y. Carrasco, 77)
A. Witsel (Koke, 81)

Ball possession:

The match between Girona and Atletico Madrid was a close one, with both teams evenly splitting ball possession at 50%. Girona had 6 shots on target, of which 4 were on goal. Valentin Castellanos was the most active in terms of the number of shots. Atletico Madrid had 14 shots on target, with 4 hitting the back of the net. The star performer for them was Antoine Griezmann who made the most hits on goal.


David López and Arnau Martínez of Girona put in an impressive performance against Atletico Madrid, with David making a total of 88 passes at an accuracy rate of 97%. Koke from Atletico Madrid was not far behind with 79 passes, boasting a 91% accuracy. Arnau Martínez was able to make 2 key passes in the match and Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid added another 3. The combined effort proved too much for the opposition as Girona emerged victorious.


Girona and Atletico Madrid are two football teams that have recently recorded their number of interceptions. Girona had 13 interceptions, with Oriol Romeu leading the way with 2. On the other hand, Atletico Madrid had 10 interceptions, with Yannick Carrasco having the most at 4. Girona also had 3 interceptions, led by Santiago Bueno’s 2. Finally, Atletico Madrid had 1 interception credited to Stefan Savić. It looks like Girona has been a bit more successful in this regard than their opponents thus far.


Miguel Gutiérrez of Girona and José María Giménez of Atletico Madrid are the top contenders for ball possession in their respective teams, as demonstrated by their impressive number of face-to-face fights for the ball. Gutiérrez leads the way with six successful challenges, while Giménez comes in second with four. Clearly, these two players have established themselves as forces to be reckoned with on the field.


    Yellow cards:

  • C. Stuani (Girona) at 90 minute
  • M. Llorente (Atletico Madrid) at 58 minute
  • S. Savic (Atletico Madrid) at 66 minute
  • R. de Paul (Atletico Madrid) at 90 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Girona – LLWWL
    • Atletico Madrid – WWDWW

    Top 5 La Liga scorers:

    1. Robert Lewandowski (15, Barcelona)
    2. Enes Ünal (12, Getafe)
    3. Joselu (12, Espanyol)
    4. Iago Aspas (11, Celta Vigo)
    5. Karim Benzema (11, Real Madrid)

    Next games:

    • Girona will play with Rayo Vallecano. March 18 at 15:15 (UTC), on Estadio de Vallecas.
    • Atletico Madrid will play with Valencia. March 18 at 20:00 (UTC), on Estádio Cívitas Metropolitano.
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