LaLiga | Post Match Summary: Atletico Madrid 3-2 Valencia

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Atletico Madrid struck twice in stoppage time to seal a dramatic 3-2 LaLiga win over Valencia at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday. Diego Simeone’s side looked like they were on their way to a third consecutive defeat in all competitions after Yunus Musah and Hugo Duro had put the visitors two goals up at the interval.

Matheus Cunha reduced the deficit in the 64th minute, setting the stage for Angel Correa and Mario Hermoso to secure the most remarkable victory with strikes in added time. Atleti remained in fourth place, four points behind Real Betis with a game in hand, while Valencia stayed in ninth.

The hosts looked bright in the early stages, Joao Felix prodding wide when presented with their best chance, yet it was the visitors who went ahead. Musah gathered Goncalo Guedes’ cross-field pass, cut inside Sime Vrsaljko and fired into Jan Oblak’s bottom-right corner from just inside the penalty area for his first LaLiga goal of the season.

It got even worse for Atleti a minute before the interval, Duro latching onto Toni Lato’s pass and sliding past the onrushing Oblak from 12 yards to give Valencia a healthy half-time advantage.

Substitute Cunha reduced the deficit with a close-range finish from Yannick Carrasco’s corner, before Correa drew the hosts level a minute into added time with a simple finish after Jaume Domenech had spilled Carrasco’s cross.

The stunning fightback was completed two minutes later when Hermoso slotted into an empty net after being picked out by Cunha, sparking jubilant scenes amongst the Atleti faithful.

Musah (25′), Duro (44′), Cunha (64′), Correa (90’+1′), Hermoso (90’+3′)