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In his first game since April, Depay scores with a beautiful shot for Atlético

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NOS Voetbal•gisteren, 23:43

With a great shot of more than 25 meters, Memphis Depay contributed to a victory for his club Atlético Madrid. In the first round of La Liga, Granada was defeated 3-1.

Depay, who has not played an official match since April due to a calf injury, started on the bench at Estadio Metropolitano. Fifteen minutes after the break, the Orange international came in for Alvaro Morata, who had made it 1-0 at the end of the first half.

Depay was only on the field for a few minutes when Samu scored the 1-1 for Granada. But the former PSV player’s highlight followed in the 67th minute.

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Depay was played by Yannick Carrasco more than 25 meters from goal and lashed out hard. The ball disappeared into the intersection behind goalkeeper Andre Ferreira, who dived in vain.

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Depay’s pin seemed to be the winning goal, but deep into injury time it still became 3-1. Marcos Llorente took advantage of Granada’s loss of possession and scored.

Thanks to the victory, Atlético is immediately two points ahead of defending champion Barcelona, ​​which did not go further than 0-0 against Getafe on Sunday.

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2023-08-14 21:43:47
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