Diego Simeone’s team avenged their home loss to Los Blancos last season with an excellent performance at the Estadio Metropolitano this morning. Los Rojiblancos took advantage of the weakness in Real Madrid’s defense when they scored 3 goals with headers from inside the penalty area. Spain international Morata got on the scoresheet alongside his strike partner Antoine Antoine as Real Madrid were unable to deal with Atletico’s crosses into the box.
Things are going well for Morata, especially after he was once again linked with leaving Madrid ahead of the 2023/2024 season, despite scoring 13 league goals last season. He returned to Spain to play for Atletico Madrid in 2020 after a loan period from Chelsea. His performances since then, while not always favorable, have been good enough to entice Atletico to offer him a new contract in the summer, with the striker’s contract set to expire next year. after. However, nothing has been signed yet.
During the summer, Juventus repeatedly tried to reach an agreement with Atletico for Morata, but faced competition from AC Milan. It is not the first time Morata has been on Milan’s wish list, and it is his contract situation at the Metropolitan that has Milan optimistic.
There have been talks about extending Morata’s contract and the player already knows that if he wants to stay at Atletico, he will have to take a pay cut. Although Morata feels comfortable at the Metropolitano, at the age of 30, he knows he only has one chance left to sign a big contract. It seems that he will only renew with Atletico if he can agree on salary and bonus terms. If not, he will leave in the summer of 2024.
Stories about money are still not agreed upon, but now he seems ready to lead Atletico to compete for the title in 2024. He said in an interview with DAZN: “What I need is to feel important and this year I feel more important than everyone else. I hope we keep winning because I really want to win a title with Atletico.”
Make the most of the space in the Real Madrid penalty area. His first goal came in the fourth minute, when the striker beat David Alaba and headed the ball into the net. In the first minutes of the second half, Morata once again received a cross, increasing the score to 3-1, also with a header.
The derby double gives Morata five league goals this season as the club’s current top scorer. It is not difficult to understand that he received the highest score in the match with 8.3. In 82 minutes on the field, the former Real Madrid star had two shots on target and both scored. Morata successfully completed 2 long passes, won 2/2 duels and also contributed to the defense with 1 tackle.
Thanh Vu | 08:31 September 25, 2023