Atletico Madrid is third in the points table with 62 points from 34 matches. The opportunity to play in the UEFA Champions League has matured. Atletico Madrid beat Mallorca 3-0 in La Liga. Alvaro Morata scored a pair of goals.
The result left Atletico third on 62 points from 34 games, five ahead of fourth-placed Sevilla and eight in front of fifth-placed Villarreal who both have a game in hand.
Atletico went ahead in the 29th minute on Friday night at home. Alvaro Morata led the team with a goal from the penalty spot. He doubled the lead with a second goal just before the break.
Coming back from the break, Koke scored a great goal in the 79th minute with a long-range shot. Diego Simeone’s side secured a 3-0 victory.
Real Madrid tops the list with 74 points from 33 matches. Barcelona, which is in second place in the same number of matches, has 60 points.