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video: Atletico Madrid 4 – 2 Malaga [La Liga] Highlights 2016/17

kevin-gameiro-atletico-madrid-malaga-laliga-10292016_1dhb70ypy3w471nwa5gl72lstlDiego Simeone’s men were reduced to 10 men after the break but remained in control of the clash to keep up the chase at the top of La Liga
The reverse last time out at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan was their first defeat of the season in any competition, and although two-goal Gameiro led the way in an excellent display before the break, Savic’s sending off almost saw their hard work go to waste.
In-form Carrasco broke the deadlock with his fifth goal in four games across all competitions and Gameiro doubled their advantage – both goals showcasing Malaga’s frailty at the back.
The visitors pulled one back with a Sandro Ramirez free-kick which had more than a hint of fortune about it, though the two-goal advantage was soon restored by the nuisance Gameiro just before the break.
Savic collected his second yellow card on the hour mark and former Atletico youngster Ignacio Camacho headed in Malaga’s second shortly after, filling the visitors with belief.
But ruthless Atletico sat back and expertly hit Malaga with a sucker-punch four minutes from time, as Carrasco doubled his tally for the day to kill the visitors’ hopes of a late comeback.
Atletico looked eager to prove their display at Sevilla was nothing more than a blip and they got off to a great start, taking the lead just seven minutes in.
Carrasco breezed past the cumbersome Bakary Kone with ease and sent a left-footed effort across Carlos Kameni and into the bottom-right corner.
Kone was culpable again in the 24th minute, as he bizarrely headed a tame cross straight back into the danger zone and Gameiro slammed in from 12 yards after Camacho could only clear as far as the Frenchman.



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