Atletico Madrid Dumped Out of Copa Del Rey By Third-Tier Cornella

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish league chief Atlético Madrid was upset by third-tier Cornellà within the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, dropping 1-0 on the Barcelona-based membership within the spherical of 32.

Atlético performed with 10 males from sixty fifth minute when Ricardo Sánchez obtained his second reserving.

Cornellà defender Adrian Jiménez scored the sport’s solely purpose within the eighth minute from a cross by Agus Medina to the close to submit.

Atlético was by no means comfy on Cornellà’s synthetic turf. The closest it got here to equalizing was Saúl Ñíguez’s shot off the woodwork halfway by the primary half.

Cornellà is in seventh place of its group within the third tier, with three wins, two attracts and 4 losses.

Atlético leads the Spanish league after having solely misplaced as soon as in 15 rounds.

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