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Simon Benched As Levante Lose At Atletico Madrid

Simon Benched As Levante Lose At Atletico Madrid

Moses Simon was an unused substitute for Levante who lost 1-0 away to Atletico Madrid in  LaLiga clash at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Sunday, reports Completesports.com.

Levante have failed to win a LaLiga game in their last five outings.

Antonie Griezmann scored the match winner for Atletico Madrid in the 57th minute from the spot after  Nikola Vukcevic blocked Thomas Lemar’s cutback with his arm.

The goal was Griezmann’s fifth LaLiga goal in five matches in succession as Atletico Madrid reduce the gap between then and  leaders Barcelona to two points.

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Barcelona host Eibar later today  (Sunday). 
Diego Simeone’s men have struggled for goals this season but still find themselves with a chance of challenging for the title. 

Super Eagles star, Simon who has made eight appearances this term has scored once for Levante in the LaLiga since he joined the club from KAA Gent.

Levante remain 11th in the La Liga table with 23 points from 19 games.
They face Barcelona in the second leg of the Copa Del Rey in their next game on Thursday at Camp Nou having won the first leg 2-1, while Atletico will hope to win their Copa del Rey last-16 clash with Girona on Wednesday. 

By Johnny Edward

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