La Liga (Week 8) : Atletico and Barcelona play to a 1-1 draw

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SPAIN, Oct. 14, 2017 (AMP) — La Liga / Match day 8: The match between actual leader Barcelona and Atletico Madrid ended in a frustrating 1-1 draw on Saturday.

Atletico Madrid players started off well by taking the lead thanks to Atletico Madrid midfielder Saúl Ñiguez in the 21st minute. However, even though they were leading 1-0 at half time, they could not prevent a comeback by Barcelona with a saving goal from Uruguayan forward Luis Suárez in the 82nd minute.

FC Barcelona remains in first place with 22 points from 8 games, a 5-point lead over runner-up Real Madrid.

View : Full La Liga table (as of October 14, 2017) »

PldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Barcelona87102432122
2Real Madrid8521157817
3Atletico Madrid8440135816
4Sevilla851294516
5Valencia7430157815
6Real Betis74121411313
7Real Sociedad84131917213
8Leganés732253211
9Athletic Bilbao8323109111
10Villarreal731399010
11Levante8242810-210
12Espanyol8233711-49
13Celta Vigo7223131128
14Getafe822410918
15Deportivo La Coruna7214916-77
16Girona7133611-56
17Las Palmas7205513-86
18Eibar7205317-146
19Alavés8107312-93
20Malaga7016416-121

Fixtures and Results : La Liga 2017-2018

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Overview

Atletico Madrid

FC Barcelona

Atletico Madrid
1:1
Barcelona
1:1 (1:0)
  • 14 October 2017
  • 20:45
  • Madrid

Table

PosTeamPts
1Barcelona22
2Real Madrid17
3Atletico Madrid16
4Sevilla16
5Valencia15

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Week 8 Results

Friday 13 October 2017
Espanyol0-0Levante
Saturday 14 October 2017
Athletic Bilbao1-0Sevilla
Getafe1-2Real Madrid
Alavés0-2Real Sociedad
Atletico Madrid1-1Barcelona
Sunday 15 October 2017
Eibar12:00Deportivo La Coruna
Girona16:15Villarreal
Malaga18:30Leganés
Real Betis20:45Valencia
Monday 16 October 2017
Las Palmas21:00Celta Vigo
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