Atlético are held to derby draw by Getafe

Atletico vs Getafe

Mueez Ajao

– Atletico Madrid dominated the game but were held to a 1-1 draw on Saturday by second-from-bottom Getafe who equalized late in the second half thanks to an Enes Unal penalty.

– Atletico missed several chances to take an early lead, eventually scoring in the 60th minute when Angel Correa fired a volley into the net from a rebound.

– But Getafe secured a precious point away from home in the 83rd minute after the referee spotted a handball by Saul Niguez inside the box. Unal stepped up and blasted in the resulting penalty.

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– Atletico are fourth in the LaLiga standings on 35 points, four behind third-placed Real Sociedad and 15 back from leaders Barcelona. In the relegation zone, Getafe are 19th on 18 points.

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