Player Ratings: Correa, Atlético snap skid against Rayo Vallecano



Rayo Vallecano struggled to interrupt down the compact Atlético Madrid protection, that means the Slovene had a quiet night time between the sticks. He pushed the tempo with the ball in his palms, beginning his facet’s push ahead. —6


Incessantly made himself out there and confirmed nice initiative on the left flank. He pressured Luca Zidane into an excellent save within the first half earlier than establishing Ángel Correa’s 53rd minute aim with a low cross. —7.5


The Spaniard had little bother on the again. He positioned himself nicely alongside José Giménez and handed confidently to contribute to Atlético’s buildup. —6


Just like Hermoso, the Uruguayan did nicely to assist his staff hold its defensive form. Obtained a yellow from a misplaced sort out that can hold him out of subsequent weekend’s contest at Villarreal. —5.5

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A peaceful and targeted efficiency from the fitting again. Related nicely with Correa and Yannick Carrasco by way of affected person passing and good off-ball motion. —7


Lemar was known as upon because the attacking focus, particularly within the first half. His dribbling and passing from a center-left place was exact, and he accomplished six dribbles along with a hockey help on the second aim. —7.5

De Paul

Distributed the ball extraordinarily nicely, particularly to Trippier and Renan Lodi out large. Dribbled aggressively and featured prominently within the buildup to the primary aim. —7.5


Taking part in in his most well-liked place, the midfielder resisted Rayo’s press with glorious positioning, fast dribbling, and correct passing. He received again the ball with well-placed tackles and shielded the susceptible protection. —7

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Performed to his strengths, taking gamers on and looking for the boundary. Had moments of magic with the ball at his toes and lashed a shot off the woodwork within the second half. —7.5


Gained the ball again in good positions, urgent Rayo defenders on multiple event. Every occasion led to possibilities at Zidane’s aim. Received a yellow for arguing with the referee, that means he’ll miss the Villarreal recreation. —6


Scored twice within the match. His first aim got here within the twenty eighth minute, when the Argentine picked up the rebound from a Hermoso blocked shot and slotted the ball previous Zidane. Correa doubled the lead within the 53rd minute, sprinting into the field and tapping residence Lodi’s cross. —8

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Changed Suárez within the 72nd minute. Labored onerous up entrance and recorded two pictures. —6


Got here on for Carrasco within the ninetieth minute. Could not make an affect in his restricted time. —N/A


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