Oct 19, 2014 at 11am UK at ​Vicente Calderon Stadium
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
2-0
Espanyol
Tiago (43'), Suarez (71')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Atletico Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga

Goals from Tiago and Mario Suarez earn Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win at home to Espanyol in La Liga.

Champions Atletico Madrid have returned to winning ways in La Liga thanks to a 2-0 victory at home to Espanyol.

The hosts made their first-half dominance count on 42 minutes when Tiago looped a header into the net following Gabi's cross.

Tiago Mendes of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and RCD Espanyol at Vicente Calderon Stadium on October 19, 2014© Getty Images

Atletico then extended their advantage with 20 minutes left to play as substitute Mario Suarez bundled the ball in from close range.

Diego Simeone's side almost made it 3-0 with five minutes remaining, but Antoine Griezmann could only hit the post after rounding the goalkeeper.

Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Chelsea on April 22, 2014
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