It is not thanks to him, but Antoine Griezmann celebrated his comeback in the Atlético Madrid jersey with a victory this Sunday. Holder in attack alongside Luis Suarez, the Frenchman was very discreet, before being replaced at the hour mark by Joao Felix. It is from the bench that he saw his team, led to the score at the break, snatch an unexpected success on the ground of Espanyol Barcelona on a strike (from the right) of his compatriot Thomas Lemar, at the end of the end. stoppage time (90th + 9).
A goal that will do good to the former Monegasque, transparent with the Blues during the international break and which still struggles to convince Diego Simeone. Before him, it was another ex of the Rock, Yannick Carrasco, who had put Atlético back on the right track (79th) after the opening scoring of Tomas (40th).
[📺 RÉSUMÉ VIDÉO] 🇪🇸 #LaLiga
🥴 Atlético take on Espanyol Barcelona in the 99th minute!
👀 A 2-1 victory, with the start of Griezmann!
🔥 Thomas Lemar scored at the last second! Https: //t.co/OgCDZIrPte
— beIN SPORTS (@beinsports_FR) September 12, 2021
Thanks to this success snatched in the last minutes, the Colchoneros go back to first place in the standings, before Real Madrid’s match against Celta Vigo for their comeback at the Santiago-Bernabeu in the evening. As for Grizou, he will seek to be more to his advantage during his reunion with Wanda Metropolitano next Saturday against Athletic Bilbao.