Atletico Madrid faced Athletic Bilbao in the 26th week of the Spanish La Liga.
The Madrid team managed to win the game 2-1, despite falling 1-0 at home.
Athletic Bilbao’s only goal was scored by Iker Muniain in the 21st minute. Atletico Madrid’s goals came from Marcos Llorente in the 45th minute and Luis Suarez in the 51st minute (penalty).
Diego Simeone made history as the highest-paid manager in the Spanish team, reaching his 309th victory in his 514th game at Atletico Madrid.
6 POINTS BEFORE THE NEAREST COMPETITOR
After this win, Atletico Madrid made 62 points and increased the difference to 6 points with Barcelona.
Athletic Bilbao has 33 points. Atletico Madrid in Spain will be the guest of Getafe at the weekend. Athletic Bilbao will also hit Celta Vigo away.