Tremendous beating! Choco Lozano and Cádiz lose the Carranza trophy against Cholo Simeone’s Atlético de Madrid


The Atletico Madrid champion of the LXVIII edition of the Ramon de Carranza Trophy after going over 4-1 to Cadiz thanks to goals from Álvaro Morata, Saúl Ñíguez, Daniel Wass and Antoine Griezmann.

With the presence of the Honduran Choco Lozano As a starter, Cádiz could not face Diego Simeone’s team, who dominated the game from start to finish and showed great superiority in almost all phases. Not only because of the score, but because of the proposal from the beginning.

The first goal of the game was an open by Morata, who took advantage of a good serve from Griezmannhe settled the ball with two touches and beat David Gil with a cross shot.

Those led by Sergio Gonzalezdespite having played more friendlies than their opponent this Thursday, did not approach Oblak’s goal until the 42nd minute with a shot by Choco Lozano after a rebound on the post.

The 2-0 came in the midst of the controversy after a header into the area by Joao Félix, who was especially skillful with the set piece, ended up in the arm of Saúl, who diverted the trajectory and confused the Cadiz goalkeeper. The absence of VAR allowed the goal to go on the scoreboard despite agitated protests from the host.

The history of the match was extended in the second half in just four minutes, two new goals came for Atlético. The third was signed by Wass, who scored with a missile from more than 30 meters, and the fourth was by Griezmann, who was rewarded for his good performance with a header that made it 0-4. The Frenchman’s first goal since January 6.

The clash offered Cádiz more alternatives, which ended up finding the goal of honor with a shot from Álvaro Giménez, who had come on in place of Lozano in the 73rd minute. Although it was too late, in the 86th minute, the score did not move any more .

After this defeat, Cádiz does not close doors in their preparation and this coming Saturday they will close their friendlies against Sevilla.



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