Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: Casimero, Ramos, Bale score in Real's 3-0 over Atletico

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: Casimero, Ramos, Bale score in Real's 3-0 over Atletico

- Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid ended in a 3-1 scoreline in the entertaining Madrid derby

- Three goals were scored in the first half as Real Madrid took a 2-1 lead into the break

- Gareth Bale silenced the fans at the Wanda Metropolitano with sublime finish to get the win

Atletico vs Real Madrid ended in a 3-1 victory in favour of Madrid as they move into second position on the table above Atletico.

The fans at the Wanda Metropolitano gave a hostile reception to the visitors especially to their former shot-stopper, Thibaut Courtois.

The first real chance of the match fell to Thomas Partey who failed to keep his shot down after a lovely one-two with Antoine Griezmann.

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Luka Modric was at the end of a pin-point cross from Dani Carvajal but the Croatian could not direct his header on target.

Then in the 16th minute, Real took the lead from a corner kick after Sergio Ramos' initial header was acrobatically volleyed home by Casemiro to make it 1-0.

Atletico responded in style as Angel Correa slid in a pass through toGriezmann who beat the offside trap before putting the ball through the legs of Courtois to make it 1-1.

Madrid captain Ramos put his side back into the lead from the penalty spot after Vinicius Junior was fouled from behind in the box by Jose Gimenez. It ended 2-1 to Los Blancos in the first half.

Alvaro Morata had a goal disallowed in the 53rd minute afetr the Video Assistant Referee spotted he was in an offside position.

Substitute Gareth Bale sealed the win with a low drive from his left-boot giving Jan Oblak a full stretch in goal in the 73rd minute. It became 3-1.

Santiago Solari's men held on to win their first derby in many attempts as Real Madrid overtake their city rivals to second position on the table.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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