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Nov 18, 2017 at 7.45pm UK at ​Estadio Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid)
Attendance: 66,496
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
0-0
Real Madrid

Savic (34'), Niguez (63'), Koke (70'), Juanfran (77'), Lucas (82'), Godin (90')
FT

Carvajal (20'), Nacho (82')
Timeline
(Roughing) D. Carvajal        20'
34'     S. Savic (Tripping)
(S. Ramos) Nacho        46'
54'     Y. Carrasco (Thomas)
63'     S. Niguez (Holding)
70'     Koke (Tripping)
(K. Benzema) M. Asensio        76'
76'     F. Torres (A. Griezmann)
77'     K. Gameiro (A. Correa)
77'     Juanfran (Holding)
(Unsportsmanlike cond) Nacho        82'
82'     Lucas (Unsportsmanlike cond)
90'     D. Godin (Unsportsmanlike cond)

Diego Simeone offers support to misfiring Antoine Griezmann

Diego Simeone offers support to Griezmann
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Diego Simeone urges Atletico Madrid supporters to rally behind Antoine Griezmann after the striker's scoreless run extended in the stalemate with Real Madrid.

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has vowed to stand by Antoine Griezmann "to the death" after the under-fire striker again failed to find the net against Real Madrid.

Griezmann has endured his longest run without scoring a goal for Los Rojiblancos since arriving from Real Sociedad in 2014, last finding a way through against Chelsea nine games ago.

A section of the Wanda Metropolitano jeered the France international when he made his way off the field 76 minutes into Saturday's stalemate with rivals Real, but Simeone has called on supporters to rally behind the misfiring forward.

"I have been taught that those who are in my family, I am with them to the death. And I will not change now," he told reporters. "Things within your family are resolved within the family. I'm with my family, while they are still there."

Asked about his side's overall display, Simeone added: "The first 30 minutes were very good. It is true that the team has anxiety. We are at a time when we do not have the easy goal, but I will take the first 30 minutes.

"We played a good game against a very strong opponent. We could have won and we have could have lost and that is the beauty of the game."

Unbeaten Atletico have now drawn as many matches as they have won in La Liga, keeping them 10 points off pacesetters Barcelona.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona953123111218
2Espanyol9522137617
3AlavesAlaves9522128417
4Sevilla95132012816
5Atletico MadridAtletico944194516
6Real Valladolid943286215
7Real Madrid9423139414
8Levante94141415-113
9Getafe933388012
10Real Betis933357-212
11Real Sociedad83231211111
12EibarEibar9324912-311
13Celta Vigo92431313010
14Valencia917178-110
15Villarreal923467-19
16GironaGirona82331013-39
17Athletic Bilbao8152913-48
18Leganes9225813-58
19Rayo Vallecano8125817-95
20Huesca9126720-135

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