Atletico Madrid suffered a surprising 0-2 loss to Levante in the 24th round of La Liga. This is the first defeat for the "mattresses" since the beginning of the season of "Wanda Metropolitano".
Atletico Madrid lost five points this week to Levante, after a few days ago the two teams drew 1: 1 in Valencia.
Levante made a very serious mistake in the 8th minute. Ruben Rocina sent a pass to Jose Morales, who took the ball on the center line of the field, advanced, was alone against Jan Oblak, but shot inches away from the left post of Atletico Madrid.
Levante took the lead in the 31st minute. Jose Morales took advantage of a new inaccuracy in the defense of Atletico Madrid and sent the ball to the right corner of Jan Oblak.
Atletico Madrid could have equalized in the 58th minute. Luis Suarez made a nice shot, but the ball hit the right pillar of Danny Cardenas' goal.
Atletico Madrid's goal was disallowed in the 61st minute due to an ambush.
Danny Cardenas made a decisive save in the 68th minute when he reflected a very dangerous shot by Joao Felix.
Robert Pierre played with his hand in the penalty area of Levante in the 82nd minute, but the situation was overlooked by referee Lopez.
In the third minute of added time of the match Luis Suarez missed to equalize. The Uruguayan received a very good pass and shot, but inches away from the left pillar of Levante's goal.
Levante took a 2-0 lead in the fourth minute of added time when Jorge de Frutos sent the ball for the second time in the door of Jan Oblak.
Atletico Madrid is still the leader in La Liga with 55 points, but now has only six ahead of Real Madrid. Levante is eighth with 31 points.
Elche achieved a very important success with a minimum of 1: 0 at home to Eibar.
The only goal in the match was scored by Calvo in the 33rd minute.
Both teams have 21 points each, with Elche remaining in the relegation zone, while Eibar is just above her.