Atletico Madrid match-winner Diego Godin said he hoped his team's last gasp comeback 3-2 La Liga victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday evening would propel his team towards a title challenge.
Visitors Athletic took a surprise lead at the Wanda Metropolitano before half-time through Inaki Williams, and when Atletico equalised through Thomas Partey's 25-yard strike early in the second half, Williams almost immediately sprinted away and finished expertly for 2-1.
Atletico Madrid twice came from behind to pull off a thrilling 3-2 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, completing their comeback with a stoppage-time header from limping captain Diego Godin.
Struggling Bilbao, who have held Real Madrid and Barcelona to draws this season but have not won since the opening day, took the lead in the 36th minute when Inaki Williams nudged the ball across the line after team mate Mikel San Jose had rattled the underside of the crossbar.
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Atletico Madrid have been left with no fit centre-backs ahead of Saturday's La Liga game at home to Athletic Bilbao, with midfielder Saul Niguez suggesting the state of the recently laid pitch at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium was behind a run of muscle problems in the squad.
Defender Jose Maria Gimenez left Tuesday's 2-0 Champions League Group A win over Borussia Dortmund at half-time with a thigh muscle injury, while Atletico confirmed on Wednesday that his centre-back partner on the night, Lucas...
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was delighted with Tuesday's 2-0 Champions League Group A victory over Borussia Dortmund at the Wanda Metropolitano, having lost to the same opponents 4-0 last month.
Goals in each half from Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann gave Atletico a deserved three points -- and also some revenge for the heavy defeat in the reverse fixture at Dortmund.
"The team responded, we understood how not to give spaces to a team that counter-attacks, is fast on the wings, was unbeaten...