A good game and I’ll take it, Atletico never looked like winning and it was down to the barest of margins, a couple of inches to the left and ben yedder would have been taking home the matchball while giving us the win. Gnagnon really impressed, I was afraid Lemar would take him to the butchers but he held himself well and only intervened when really needed, if he scored near the end that would have been a dream game but Oblak showed why he is one of the top keepers in Europe.
Speaking of keepers, Vaclik also did very well, that 1 on 1 stop with Griezmann was a vital along with his customary solid performance, Carrico made a bad tackle but I remember that someone lost the ball which led to the fiasco in the first place so not much can be done.
Again, the team is screaming for reinforcements in the middle, in this game we only had Mesa and Banega who could play centrally while Mudo is serving his ban and Gonalons is injured, we had nobody who could come in on the bench and even forced Promes to play there, feel sorry for the guy. Buying at least one player in the middle is the absolute priority in this month and not some far-fetched wet dream at Morata.
All in all, we did alright against Atletico while Valencia and Betis (the latter to Huesca), a pretty good week wouldn’t you say?