European roundup: Atlético stunned by Granada, Inter extend winning run | European club football

Atlético Madrid misplaced their fourth La Liga match in a row as Granada fought again to earn a 2-1 win over the defending champions.

João Félix fired Atlético forward with an ideal low shot from the sting of the field after simply two minutes, demonstrating why the followers had been urging Simeone to play the Portuguese ahead extra frequently.

Granada equalised quarter-hour later with a stupendous lengthy shot from Darwin Machís. The Venezuelan winger minimize in from the left and fired a shot past Jan Oblak from 20 yards out. Halfway by the second half, the hosts went forward after Jorge Molina beat Oblak to a cross, with the purpose awarded after a VAR examine.

Regardless of one of the best efforts of the indefatigable Félix, Atlético couldn’t discover a second purpose, falling to their worst league run since Simeone turned supervisor 10 years in the past. Atléti keep in fifth, 14 factors behind Actual Madrid who play in a while Wednesday.


Serie A leaders Internazionale prolonged their winning league run to seven matches as Denzel Dumfries scored the one purpose in a 1-0 victory over Torino. Dutch worldwide defender Dumfries struck after half-hour, coolly ending off a counter-attack that began on the sting of the Inter field for his second purpose in two video games.

Mid-table Torino put up a robust problem, with Sasa Lukic’s free kick forcing a pointy save from Samir Handanovic, however couldn’t discover a manner by at San Siro as Simone Inzaghi’s aspect saved a sixth consecutive league clear sheet.

Denzel Dumfries celebrates after scoring the winner for Inter at San Siro.
Denzel Dumfries celebrates after scoring the winner for Inter at San Siro. {Photograph}: Alberto Lingria/Reuters

*It was an necessary win, we knew that Torino are a troublesome staff to face,” Inzaghi informed Dazn. “We knew about their ferocious urgent and that they’d attempt to disrupt our sport. We performed an excellent match and barely risked something. We’re very happy with how we’ve ended the yr.”

Elsewhere, Manolo Gabbiadini’s equaliser earned Sampdoria a 1-1 draw at Roma. Eldor Shomurodov’s medical end had put José Mourinho’s aspect in entrance on the Stadio Olimpico however Gabbiadini struck 10 minutes from time to go away Mourinho pissed off.

“It was an unpleasant sport, as a result of the aspect that wished to win it didn’t play nicely, and the aspect that didn’t wish to win performed the way in which they did and obtained rewarded for that with some extent,” the under-fire Roma supervisor stated after the match.

Lazio are eighth and some extent behind Roma after winning 3-1 at Venezia. Pedro put Maurizio Sarri’s aspect forward within the third minute with a weaving solo run and end, however Francesco Forte headed struggling Venezia degree earlier than half-time. Francesco Acerbi restored Lazio’s lead early within the second half and substitute Luis Alberto volleyed residence a 3rd in stoppage time.

Fiorentina are sandwiched between the 2 golf equipment from the capital after Gaetano Castrovilli scored with a diving header within the 81st minute to earn some extent at Verona. Aaron Hickey was on course for Bologna, sweeping residence emphatically from the sting of the realm as they received 3-0 at Sassuolo.

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