Real Madrid, who won 3-0 on Sunday to Alavés (7th), combined his third post in the Spanish league, after the 22nd day dispute, which reduced the differences in the first two , the Barcelona leader, who was tied (2-2) on Saturday at home with Valencia (8th), and Atlético, second, who lost 2-0 in the Betis field (6th).
Now Real Madrid, with a victory with goals from Karim Benzema (30), Vinicius (80) and Mariano Diaz (90 + 1), is now five points behind Atlético and eight behind Barcelona.
The day was round for Real Madrid, as the fourth distribution, Sevilla, lost on Saturday 1-0 in the Celtic field and now has six points behind the team trained by Argentina Santiago Solari .
This new victory strengthens French Benzema, a sixth-time goal in four official games, this tenth season in the league and eighteenth season in each competition.
And the week will be released in Spain due to the fact that Real Madrid has faced its two historic competitors, first at Copa del Rey final in Camp Nou, and then in the Metropolitan against Atlético in the 23rd round of the League.
And then the first leg of the Champions League washed against Ajax Amsterdam, in a string of firm games to the team of Santiago Solari.
– Swyno Solari â Vinicius –
"We're going to fight for everything, always until the end, I hope until the end of the calendar, today we've seen the hunger to cut points and we've achieved it," said Argentina coach after the game.
"Real Madrid never put in. Today, we are hungry to break down, we will always go out and win the next game, beyond mathematics," he added.
Solari endorsed the performance of the young young Vinicius, 18, who is increasingly supporting Benzema and scoring the second goal of his team.
"Today he has played a great game and has come out in a cave, he has responded very well, we are delighted when he comes to his projection, with the support of the mature players, who advises him" , it came to an end.
Overall, Atlético de Madrid lost 1-0 in their visit to Betis and also had a great opportunity to get to Barcelona.
In the premiere of Alvaro Morata as a player of Atletico, it also starts and during the 90 minutes, the maternal team can not make Betis a goal and see in the second half, a penalty for Philip Filipe Luis, who has transformed The only goal of the game was Sergio Channels (65), which ended with giving the people three points.
– Defeat of Atlético –
After the photo of Barcelona on Saturday, the team led by Diego Simeone had a great opportunity to get three points behind the leader, but did not show many debates in Seville to win the victory.
Morata had the chance of the game in the first half, when Antoine Griezmann's cross was saved by goalkeeper Pau López (9), minutes after the keeper of the Atletico, Jan Oblak, stopped Zouhair Feddal from opening the scoring with a header ar cornel (3).
The second phase was a bit more mobile, with occasions for Griezmann and Canales at the beginning and restart (53 and 58), until the penalty bar decided that the game arrived.
However, the local people could have scored a point if Griezmann's shot had not hit the post (67).
After the game, Simeone drew attention to the work of Morata: "In the few days he worked with us, he worked very well, with great enthusiasm, great enthusiasm, hoping he can come find the way to the object, which is what we need ".
Regarding the game, Argentina admitted that "there were some chances of goal for both of them and the penalty we gave us was taken and they are just winners."