Atletico Madrid put in a dismal display and succumbed to their heaviest defeat of the season, crashing to a hap-hazard 3-0 defeat at Real Sociedad on Thursday night.
Things started badly, with La Real looking dangerous from the off and it took just 20 minutes before former Real Madrid man and Atleti kryptonite Willian Jose opened the scoring.
Following on from that, Atleti huffed and puffed but looked visibly shattered as the game wore on, shipping two goals to substitute Juanmi in the final...
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said his team had no excuses after a 3-0 dismantling by Real Sociedad in Thursday evening's La Liga game at Anoeta.
La Real opened the scoring midway through the first half when Willian Jose hammered home a clever cut-back by ex-Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj and the Basque side were deservedly ahead at the break.
A frustrated Simeone sent on Fernando Torres at half-time, then winger Vitolo for full-back Juanfran 10 minutes later, but the visitors struggled...
Substitute Juanmi struck twice to dent Atletico Madrid's hopes of a top-two La Liga finish as they went down 3-0 at Real Sociedad.
Atletico remain 12 points adrift of leaders Barcelona and three clear of third-placed rivals Real Madrid, with both sides having five games to play.
The home side took the lead midway through the first half when Willian Jose fired past goalkeeper Jan Oblak from Adnan Januzaj's 27th-minute pass.
Sime Vrsaljko came close to an equaliser with 23 minutes remaining, but Juanmi's...