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Atletico Madrid Defeats Valladolid to Clinch La Liga Season 2020-21

Atletico Madrid defeated Valladolid by 2-1 to clinch the La Liga title for the 2020-21 Season. The much heated Spanish League ended on a successful note for Atletico Madrid as the football club won their title after 7 years, the last one being won in 2014. 

Valladolid attacked Madrid in the first half of the match by scoring an early goal. Oscar Plano was successful in beating the goalkeeper to score a brilliant goal for Valladolid. Having an edge over Atletico Madrid for almost half of the match, Valladolid was not able to tackle Angel Correa’s goal where the match was then equalized. Luis Suarez then displayed his classy skills to take a lead for Atletico Madrid and win the title, La Liga 2021.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid finished 2nd in the league. Real Madrid was successful in defeating Villarreal in their last match of the season. Riding on to Y.Pino’s early goal in the 20th minute of the match, Villarreal had an edge over Madrid till the 87th minute of the match where K.Benzema scored a brilliant goal for Madrid to equalize. Luka Modric then attacked to take a lead for Madrid in the 2nd minute of the extra time. After that, Madrid defended their lead to finish second.

Suarez had begun the season crying after being forced out of Barcelona in the earlier phase of the season. However, he then came out showing his skillful gameplay and his 21st goal of the season helped Atletico Madrid to win their title after 7 years. Only the second time in 17 years, a team other than Real Madrid or Barcelona were able to lift the cup. Barcelona finished 3rd in the season. Congratulations to Atletico Madrid for winning the title.

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