In the first minutes, the mattress box had the clearest scoring opportunities, but could not open the scoring. It was until the 38th minute of the first time that the board was moved and to the surprise of many it was Espanyol who scored the first goal, thanks to Sergi Darder's powerful right.
Everything seemed that the meeting would go to rest with an advantage for the ‘Parakeets, but a masterful move by Alvaro Morata, which ended with Correa's shot on the line it meant the draw to Atletico Madrid; This was the last play of the first 45 minutes.
For the second half, those directed by Diego Simeone changed the chip and came out with the idea of finishing the game as soon as possible. 13 minutes after the start of the complementary time Morata appeared to mark the second goal of the night for the Madrid cause and give the advantage to the locals. With this goal, the former Chelsea player scored his sixth goal in a row, fifth goal in LaLiga.
Before the pizato, Koke appeared only in the criminal spot to put the third and final. The play began with the band with Diego Costa, the front center sent a center to the penalty spot where only Koke appeared who controlled from the left leg to define the right leg, the ball took him to the feet of the Spaniard thanks to a good Hector screen Herrera
With this victory, Atletico remains in the fight for first place in the First Division of Spain. With the three points he reached 24 points so far this season and one of Barcelona and Real Madrid is placed at the top of the table.