Joo Flix scored and assisted Luis Surez in Atltico Madrid’s 3-0 win at Osasuna within the Spanish league on Saturday, giving the struggling defending champions a lift forward of their encounter with Manchester United.
Flix smashed a poor launch from Osasuna goalkeeper Sergio Herrera within the third minute opener. Felix’s cross within the 59′ began a counterattack which Surez accomplished with an beautiful left-footed shot from 40 yards over Herrera’s head, which was intercepted by his line.
Angel Correa rounded out the win within the 88th along with his twelfth aim of the season, which was thought-about a team-best.
Atltico’s first away win within the league since late November got here after an embarrassing residence defeat by backside facet Levante. Victory in Pamplona noticed Atltico transfer as much as fourth place forward of Barcelona.
Man United – and former nemesis Cristiano Ronaldo – is the following take a look at for Atltico once they go to the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium within the Champions League spherical of 16 first leg on Wednesday.
Diego Simeone’s Atltico wanted a convincing win after their worst outcome streak because the Argentine supervisor took over the membership and turned it right into a winner a decade in the past. Targets apart, Atltico lastly confirmed the identical protection that Simeone made the premise of his success by conserving a clear sheet for the primary time in eight games.
Flix, 22, made his a hundredth look in all competitions for Atltico.