Los Rojiblancos find themselves fighting to stay in the Champions League this season but they moved up to third place in La Liga via a 1-0 win away at Athletic Club.
However, the visitors waited less than two minutes after the restart to take the lead, as Morata teed up Antoine Griezmann, to slot home his first goal since wrapping up a permanent to Madrid this month.
Antoine Griezmann loves scoring against Athletic Club! 🔴⚪
Atletico Madrid with an incredible start to the second half 👏 pic.twitter.com/2d5p1W2JoJ
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The hosts failed to respond to going behind, with VAR ruling against a penalty in their favour for handball, during 11 minutes of added time.
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