Ten-man Atletico Madrid beat Celto Viga 1-0 in LaLiga on Sunday after second-half substitute Memphis Depay opened his account for the membership following his January transfer with a late winner.
With a draw trying the most probably consequence after each groups spurned probabilities, Depay was in the correct place on the proper time when a blocked shot fell at his toes earlier than the Dutch ahead turned and fired on the spot to attain within the 89th minute.
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Atletico had gone shut within the first half with Alvaro Morata seeing his shut-vary header miss the highest nook whereas on the different finish Gabri Veiga had a header from a nook kick fly broad.
Iago Aspas practically opened the scoring within the second half when his shot from a Celta counter-assault crept below Jan Oblak earlier than the goalkeeper recovered to claw the ball again simply because it was about to creep over the purpose line.
Atletico have been lowered to 10 males within the seventieth minute when final man Stefan Savic wrestled Celta ahead Haris Seferovic to the bottom on the fringe of the field when he was by on purpose.
It was Savic’s third purple card in his final 5 appearances for Atletico however Diego Simeone’s facet earned a reprieve when Aspas’s free kick got here off the crossbar.
The consequence moved fourth-positioned Atletico to 38 factors to take a seat inside some extent of Real Sociedad, who play Espanyol on Monday. Celta are thirteenth with 23 factors.