Atlético Madrid held on for a vital win against Alavés. Suárez grabbed their goal, and Oblak saved a late penalty to ensure all three points.
Atlético Madrid have a five point lead over Barcelona and six over Real Madrid, who play today against Real Sociedad, after their 2-0 win over Villarreal.
‘It all began with Atleti,’ we could say, paraphrasing Piqué. Barça lost to the rojiblancos in the Super Cup semi, and we could add that it was in incredible circumstances.
Among the things I've noticed about VAR, the worst that has come to my attention is the area of red cards for serious foul play...