Atletico Madrid snatch a point against Villareal in four-goal thriller

Atletico Madrid snatch a point against Villarreal in four-goal LaLiga thriller as they cling on after Geoffrey Kondogbia is sent off in injury time after scoring the equaliser to move Diego Simeone’s side up to fourth

  • Villareal held Atletico Madrid to a 2-2 draw at home in LaLiga on Sunday
  • The visitors opened the scoring 10 minutes thanks to forward Angel Correa
  • Pau Torres equalised for the hosts before Alberto Moreno put them in front
  • Geoffrey Kondogbia levelled the scores before being sent off in injury time

Villareal held Atletico Madrid to a draw in a four-goal thriller on Sunday after last-gasp drama in LaLiga.

Geoffrey Kondogbia rescued a point for Atletico Madrid with a second-half strike that secured the champions a 2-2 draw with Villarreal.

Striker Angel Correa scored a brilliant goal from midfield to hand Atletico the lead but Pau Torres equalised after pouncing on a rebound following a freekick in the 29th minute.

Villareal secured a point against Atletico Madrid in a four-goal thriller in LaLiga

Villarreal went ahead early in the second half after Alberto Moreno fired in a low shot but Kondogbia made sure Atletico earned a share of the points when he netted past goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli.

Atletico are fourth in standings with 33 points from 20 matches, 16 points behind leaders Real Madrid. Villarreal are just outside the European spots, eighth with 29 points. 

The hosts pulled ahead after the break courtesy of Alberto Moreno’s (second right) goal

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