Depay Fires Atletico Past Lugo Into Copa Del Rey Last 16

Date:

Memphis Depay struck twice for Atletico Madrid in a 3-1 win at third-tier Lugo to fire his side into the Copa del Rey last 16 on Saturday.

Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!

Atletico took the lead in the second minute when Angel Correa tapped home Javi Galan’s cross at the back post.

However, the visitors were pegged back before the break when Puerto Rican striker Leandro Antonetti bundled his way into the area and finished with aplomb.

Diego Simeone brought on Antoine Griezmann at half-time, bidding to avoid an upset, and Atletico took the lead midway through the second half through Depay.

The striker found space in the box and smashed home, going on to quickly add a second goal with a superb clipped finish from Marcos Llorente’s cross.

Later last year’s champions Real Madrid visit fourth-tier Arandina, while record 31-time winners Barcelona visit Barbastro on Sunday.

Emman Tochi
Emman Tochihttps://naija247news.com
Emma Tochi is Naija247news Media Northern Bureau Chief, he's based in FCT Abuja. He overseas the northern operations of this business media

Share post:

Subscribe

Popular

More like this
Related

DSS Urges Nigeria Labour Congress to Abandon Planned Nationwide Protest

The Department of State Services (DSS) has urged the...

Nigerians React As Naira Reaches N1,900 to Dollar in Parallel FX Market

The Nigerian naira witnessed a further depreciation on Tuesday,...

Expert calls for relaxed dressing codes for workers

February 21, 2024. Azonuchechi Chukwu. Dr Biodun Adewumi of Life Healings...

NBS: Nigeria Imported 11.94 billion litres of petrol in first half 2023

February 21, 2024. Azonuchechi Chukwu. The National Bureau of Statistics says...
WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com