Luis Suarez reduce an emotional determine on the pitch after Atletico Madrid beat Actual Madrid to the 2020/21 LaLiga title.
Atleti sealed the championship as they got here from behind to win at Actual Valladolid.
Atletico, who completed two factors away from Zinedine Zidane’s males on the summit, went into the weekend in pole place however confronted a Valladolid aspect desperately looking for factors within the scrap for survival.
Simeone’s males may barely have suffered a worse begin as they fell behind to a swift counter-attacking aim inside 18 minutes.
After an Atletico nook broke down, Shon Weissman set the transfer in movement and, following a pleasant contact from Toni Villa and Marcos Andre’s via ball, Plano ran from inside his personal half to beat Jan Oblak at his close to put up to blow open the title race.
Valladolid’s breakthrough introduced a wag of the finger from Simeone and his displeasure undoubtedly continued as his aspect did not degree earlier than the break.
The Rojiblancos would have been inspired to see that Actual Madrid had been additionally 1-Zero down on the interval and their place improved 13 minutes into the second interval.
Simply after Actual striker Benzema had a aim disallowed for offside within the different recreation, fleet-footed Argentinian Correa danced previous two opponents on the sting of Valladolid’s field earlier than nonchalantly poking into the bottom-right nook to degree.
The turnaround was accomplished simply 10 minutes later.
Sloppy play from the hosts despatched former Barcelona man Suarez clear on aim and he stored his composure to assert the 21st league aim of a superb maiden season within the Spanish capital, sealing Atletico’s 11th LaLiga title and first since 2014 within the course of.
The ultimate whistle inevitably sparked wild scenes within the Atletico camp and Suarez was later filmed crying whereas doing a video name to his household.
He’s come a great distance since his awkward departure from Barcelona final summer time, signing for Atleti on a free switch.
However the 34-year-old has had a season to recollect having scored 21 league objectives this season. And Suarez couldn’t resist having a dig at his former membership.
“Barca didn’t worth me and Atletico opened their doorways for me. I’ll at all times be grateful to this membership for trusting in me,” he mentioned after the match.