(ANSA) – ROME, MARCH 11 – Atletico Madrid struggled 2-1 against Cadiz in an advance of the 28th matchday of La Liga, a success that brings Diego Simeone’s team to third place, to +3 on Barcelona who receive Osasuna on Sunday but must also recover another match. Real Madrid, who will play on Monday in Palma de Mallorca, remains at +12 on their cousins.
The match had started well for the colchoneros, who already scored in the 3 ‘with Joao Felix but just before the break Negredo’s equalizer on a header. The decisive goal to beat the third from bottom in the standings was achieved by the former Udinese Rodrigo De Paul in the middle of the second half. Now Atletico’s attention shifts to the Champions League, in view of the return of the round of 16 against Manchester United at Old Trafford next week. The first leg to Madrid ended 1-1.