Alvaro Morata scored a double to help Atletico Madrid conquer Real Sociedad on Saturday night.
Diego Simeone’s team knew that they had to defeat La Real to continue to keep stress on league leaders Barcelona, who defeat Real Madrid on Saturday and they produced a battling display to conquer the Basque hosts.
Mikel Oyarzabal virtually put the home facet in front within the opening ten minutes but he found Jan Oblak in wonderful sort to hold the scores stage.
La Real ongoing to trigger problems for the visitors, but that appeared to improve when Willian Jose was compelled off by means of personal injury.
Atleti then commenced to produce and they took the direct following 30 minutes when Thomas Lerma crossed in and Diego Godin’s flick on was place in the again of the net by Morata.
And, the previous Chelsea forward was on hand three minutes later on when Koke supplied him with a delightful cross to head home.
The next half observed Atleti dominate and defend perfectly when Sociedad attacked on the crack.
The real only chatting point from the next 50 percent from then on was the 2nd booking for Koke, who was offered his marching orders late on.
Rayo’s Michel: We have to get up as quickly as possibleAtleti now minimized the hole to seven points amongst them selves and Barcelona, whilst Sociedad stay mid-table.