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Atletico Madrid delayed Barcelona winning La Liga by a few days at least after Alvaro Morata and Antoine Griezmann each scored in a 3-2 victory over Valencia on Wednesday.
Atletico have not beaten Barcelona since the 2005-06 season. Only two players out of the current squad have managed to beat 'los Cules' at Barca: Juanfran and Godín. Only three players out of Simeone's current squad have been able to score there.
On the back of an impressive Super Cup victory over Real Madrid, Atletico visited the Mestalla where Valencia have impressed in recent years. Simeone's men could only manage a draw, however, as Valencia showed they mean business this season.
Fernando Torres marked the announcement of his Atletico Madrid departure with a goal after coming off the bench to score in a 3-0 win over Levante on Sunday.
Mauro Icardi and Paulo Dybala were again excluded from the Argentina national squad by Jorge Sampaoli, while the selector added Angel Correa to his team.
Atletico Madrid scored four goals in the second half of their Europa League second leg tie with Lokomotiv Moscow, winning 1-5 on the night. Their 8-1 aggregate victory sends out a strong message to the rest of the teams in the competition, and seals their place in the quarter finals.
In-form Antoine Griezmann scored one goal and made another as Atletico Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Sunday, consolidating their grip on second place.