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Atlético Madrid 3-2 Celta Vigo: hosts produce late show for win

Goals from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann earned Atlético a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Celta Vigo on Sunday night.
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Atlético Madrid 3-2 Celta Vigo: hosts produce late show for win

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Antoine Griezmann sealed a thrilling Atlético Madrid comeback from 2-1 down with four minutes remaining to beat Celta Vigo 3-2 and move into fourth in LaLiga.

Torres stunner cancels out Cabral goal

Atlético's top four hopes looked set to take a huge blow as they once again nearly paid for their profligacy from the penalty spot.

Torres celebrates his astonishing goal.
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Torres celebrates his astonishing goal.DANI SANCHEZDIARIO AS

An error from goalkeeper Miguel Ángel Moyá handed Gustavo Cabral an early opener for Celta, before Fernando Torres responded with a sensational looping effort into the far corner.

'El Niño' misses spot-kick for Atlético

However, for the third straight game, Atlético failed to convert from 12 yards when Torres smashed his kick against the bar midway through the first-half.

Guidetti looked to have won it for Celta.
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Guidetti looked to have won it for Celta.CHEMA DIAZDIARIO AS

Celta also hit the woodwork before the break through Jozabed Sánchez in an entertaining end-to-end encounter played in torrential Madrid rain.

Guidetti puts visitors ahead

John Guidetti then looked to have delivered the telling blow when he slotted home Daniel Wass's cut-back 12 minutes from time.

Carrasco, Griezmann complete late turnaround

Yet Atlético responded in style as Yannick Carrasco crashed home a spectacular volley from 25 yards to give the hosts hope.

Griezmann's goal rounded off a late turnaround at the Calderón.
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Griezmann's goal rounded off a late turnaround at the Calderón.JuanJo MartínEFE

And just two minutes later, Kevin Gameiro's cushioned header was swept home by Griezmann for his 16th goal of the season.


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