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La Liga 2021: Players Rating as Atletico Madrid beats Barcelona ( 2-0 )

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Atletico Madrid beats Barcelona with a 2-0 scoreline on Saturday night at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. The Los Rojiblancos dominate the Catalan in the very first half with two goals scored by two forwards Thomas Lemar at 33 and Luis Suarez at 44 minutes. After that, Diego Simeone’s side moves to second in La Liga 2021 points table.

 

The defending La Liga Santander champions are again in great shape as they are in the second position after Real Madrid. With five wins from eight matches. While on the other hand, the Catalan’s are in their worst La Liga campaign. As they are struggling to find the goals and keeping a clean sheet. Therefore, the Ronald Koeman side is at 10 places in La Liga 2021 points table. With 3 wins from 7 matches.

Players Rating

 

Atletico Madrid

La Liga 2021

Jan Oblak (7.5/10)

 

Atletico Madrid keeper Jan Oblak didn’t have to do much in yesterday match against Barcelona. He just made a great save against Phillipe Coutinho in 60 minutes when Coutinho shot on Oblak goal. Other than that Barcelona attackers don’t provide many problems on Atletico Madrid goal.

 

Mario Hermoso (6/10)

 

Hermoso didn’t make that impact on the first half against Barcelona. In the first 45 minutes, he made often rash decisions in his tackling and pressing.

 

Stefan Savic (7/10)

 

Stefan Savic did a brilliant job in the centre back for Madrid. He makes a great impact by recovering 7 balls from Barcelona and cutting the danger on Oblak’s goal. He even plays more comfortably in the second half of the game by enjoying his positive outing.

 

Jose Gimenez (8/10)

 

Jose Gimenez supported his defensive players very well by making nine clearances and tackles with his clever positioning. He did a very good job against Dutchman Memphis Depay.

 

Koke (7.5/10)

 

Koke again shows an impressive performance with his tirelessly running and covering the ground that helps to function midfield area with ease. He maintains the team both as captain and centre midfield. The experienced player of Atletico Madrid is also making a great impact vocally too.

 

Marcos Llorente (6.5/10)

In today’s match against Barcelona Marcos Llorente has less impact on the field as a right wing-back. Because he looks more central than a wing-back.

 

Rodrigo De Paul (6/10)

Rodrigo De Paul did a good job in the centre by keeping things tight but he misses to provide help in the attack for Atletico Madrid. So, after halftime, he was replaced by Kieran Trippier as Rodrigo look exhausted.

 

Thomas Lemar (9/10)

 

Thomas Lemar is the best player for Atletico Madrid against the La Liga giants. He enjoyed the match against Barcelona by displaying the best performance. As the Frenchman score the first goal for Madrid by netting in Ter Stegen goal. After giving the lead to his team over the Catalans he also provides assists to his teammates Luis Suarez to seal the victory for Madrid.

 

Yannick Carrasco (6/10)

 

Belgium left wing-back had a good night against Catalan but he spent most of his time in his half and was rarely seen in the final third. While he troubled Oscar Mingueza on several occasions.

 

Luis Suarez (7/10)

 

The Uruguayan open his scoresheet against his former club Barcelona in today’s match and seal the victory for his team. Therefore, he also shows great linking with his teammates and makes the scoreline 2-0 before halftime. Suarez displays excellent performance.

 

Joao Felix (8/10)

 

The young Portuguese is the other best performer for the team against Barca. Felix did not make any mistakes in the final third with his dribbling movement and passing.

Substitutes

Kieran Trippier (6.5/10)

Antoine Griezmann (5.5/10)

Angel Correa (6/10)

Renan Lodi (6/10)

Felipe (6.5/10).

 

Barcelona

La Liga 2021

 

Marc-Andre ter Stegen (6/10)

The German keeper Ter Stegen don’t get enough chance to stop but he can push hard to stop Lemar’s shoot

 

Ronald Araujo (5/10)

The Uruguayan shows a moderate performance as he left enough space behind him. But several times he recovers the ball in the final third.

Gerard Pique (4/10)

Again the veteran Spanish centre back displays poor performance in back four. But he good job in covering his full-backs with a strong and quick reaction.

 

Oscar Mingueza (6/10)

Mingueza did very well defending against Yannick Carrasco but he fail to recover his side. As both, the goal of Atletico Madrid comes from his side. The La Liga giants Barcelona right back in the second half get replace by newcomer Lukk de Jong.

 

Sergio Dest (4/10)

In today’s match, the Sergio Dest movement was very predictable. He needs to learn and get more used to with La Liga style.

 

Nico Gonzalez (4.5/10)

 

Gonzalez has good physical performance but has shown a lack of immaturity as find himself most of the time on the wrong side. On the other hand, he couldn’t provide support to his back four and causing unnecessary fouls.

 

Sergio Busquets (6.5/10)

The best in his position did his work very well by ensuring to keep the ball in possession. Therefore, he also passes beautiful long balls to create an attack and distributing the ball nicely. But due to his lack of pace, he got beaten to a defence that causes a counter-attack.

 

Frenkie De Jong (5.5/6)

The Dutchman shows some classy movement with his clever pass, possession and turning sharp and quickly. But couldn’t help the team to lose against Atletico Madrid.

 

Gavi (6.5/10)

He shows his presence of mind in his foot movement, forward-thinking, quick decision. Gavi looks like a little Pedri. However, the youngster to provide final finish to the team.

 

Memphis Depay (6/10)

The new attacking face of La Liga giants Barcelona, Memphis Depay performs well in the tight space. But he failed to connect with his teammates in the final third. However, he also loses possession of the ball in few times

 

Philippe Coutinho (5.5/10)

The Brazilian is one of the best performer in the first half for Catalan. He was impressive with his tricky and creative moves in the attack. Even he came closer to get in scoresheet but was denied by Oblak.

 

Subsitutes

Lukk De Jong (5/10)

Sergio Roberto (6/10)

Ansu Fati (7/10)

Riqui Puig (6/10)

Clement Lenglet (5.5/10).

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