Atletico Madrid Won the La Liga 2020/21 Title
Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid to La Liga title in final day drama. And Atletico Madrid won the La Liga 2020/21 title. They became champions after seven years with a 2-1 comeback victory over Real Valladolid in the final game of the league on Saturday.
Luis Suarez, who came from Barcelona this season to help Atletico win the title, scored the decisive goal. Suarez scored in the 67th minute to give Atletico a 2-1 victory.
Oscar Plano scored in the 18th minute to give Valladolid the lead, but Angel Correa equalized for Atletico in the 57th minute.
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In the next game, second-placed Real Madrid won 2-1 against Villarreal but could not defend the title. If Atletico had drawn and Real had won, Real would have won the head-to-head. But both teams trailed by one goal and won.
Atletico added 86 points from 38 games while Real added 84 points. Atletico has won the La Liga title for the 11th time. Real have not won a trophy since 2009-10.
Barcelona, who had already been knocked out of the title race, beat Iberia 1-0 in the final to finish third in the league.
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