News From Spain: Atletico Madrid hammer Sevilla 6-1 on Diego Simeone’s historical night

Atletico Madrid stormed to a 6-1 La Liga win over Sevilla on a famous night for Diego Simeone.

➕3⃣ ‼❕‼ 𝗩𝗮𝗺𝗼𝘀, 𝗩𝗮𝗺𝗼𝘀, 𝗩𝗮𝗮𝗮𝗮𝗺𝗼𝘀 ‼❕‼

— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) March 4, 2023

The Argentinian boss was honoured before kick off at the Estadio Metropolitano, as he broke Luis Aragones’ record of matches in charge of the club, now set at 613.

Historia del Atlético de Madrid ❤️🤍 #LeyendaSimeone

— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) March 4, 2023

However, the attention was switched to the action on the pitch from the first whistle, as Atletico dominated relegation threatened Sevilla.


🇦🇷 ¡@Simeone ya es el técnico que más veces nos ha dirigido a lo largo de la historia! 🔝


— Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) March 4, 2023

Dutch star Memphis Depay got the ball rolling with an assured opener on 23 minutes before the former Barcelona star fired home a superb second just after.

Griezmann 🤝 Memphis

Brilliant link-up play between the pair as the Dutchman applies the finish! 🔥🇳🇱#LaLigaSantander

— Viaplay Sports UK (@ViaplaySportsUK) March 4, 2023

Memphis masterclass! 🙌

A beautiful curling strike gives the Dutch star a quick double and puts Atleti in control 🔴⚪

— Viaplay Sports UK (@ViaplaySportsUK) March 4, 2023

Despite struggling to make an impact, Sevilla did respond, through Youssef En-Nesyri’s close range finish, but Atletico simply powered on after the restart.


Antoine Griezmann lets fly from range and the ball ends up in the top left corner of the net 🎯

Incredible! 🤌#LaLigaSantander

— Viaplay Sports UK (@ViaplaySportsUK) March 4, 2023

Antoine Griezmann rivalled Depay for goal of the game, with a brilliant long range strike, and Yannick Carrasco swept home a fourth of the night for the hosts.

Antoine Griezmann is on another level right now! 🔥

Morata gets the finish but it was all Griezmann to set up the scoring chance 👏

— Viaplay Sports UK (@ViaplaySportsUK) March 4, 2023

However, the contest continued to swing, as Ivan Rakitic hit the post from the penalty spot, before Griezmann’s cheeky chip was bundled home by Alvaro Morata.

🔴⚪ Icing on the cake for Atleti!

Álvaro Morata gets his brace as Atleti triumph with a huge 6-1 victory over Sevilla 🫡#LaLigaSantander

— Viaplay Sports UK (@ViaplaySportsUK) March 4, 2023

Morata hammered home his second in added time as Sevilla’s misery was completed by a red card for Pape Gueye.

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