Atletico Madrid 3-2 Valencia: LaLiga champions score TWICE in injury time to win their first league game in three weeks and ease the pressure on Diego Simeone
- Mario Hermoso scored 93rd minute winner as Atletico beat Valencia
- Angel Correa had pulled Atletico level just two minutes earlier
- Diego Simeone’s men remain fourth in LaLiga, 13 points behind Real Madrid
- Atletico were knocked out of the Copa del Rey by Real Sociedad this week
- And earlier this month they lost to Athletic Bilbao in Spanish Super Cup final
Atletico Madrid scored twice in stoppage time to come back and beat Valencia 3-2 in LaLiga.
Yunus Musah put Los Che ahead in the 25th minute with a 20-yard strike and Hugo Duro doubled the lead just before half-time.
Atletico substitute Matheus Cunha reduced the deficit from a corner midway through the second half, but it seemed Diego Simeone would be left frustrated as the clock ticked down.
Atletico Madrid scored twice in injury time to come from behind and beat Valencia 3-2
Mario Hermoso (left) was the hero as he netted a 93rd minute winner for the hosts
However, there was late drama as Angel Correa equalised in stoppage time before centre-back Mario Hermoso fired in a winner from close range to spark wild celebrations from the home support.
Sevilla had also fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Celta Vigo.
Aiming to keep the pressure on leaders Real Madrid, the hosts found themselves trailing after Franco Cervi and Iago Aspas struck shortly before the break.
Angel Correa (right) drew Atletico Madrid level with a 91st minute equaliser
Valencia had taken a 2-1 lead in the first half courtesy of a goal from Hugo Duro (left)
But Julen Lopetegui’s side scored twice in the space of three second-half minutes through Papu Gomez and Oliver Torres to leave Sevilla three points behind Los Blancos, who host Elche on Sunday.
Earlier, Villarreal moved above Barcelona into sixth by beating Mallorca 3-0 at El Madrigal, where the visitors had defender Franco Russo sent off late on.
Alvaro Negredo and Salvi were on target as Cadiz won 2-0 at bottom club Levante to boost their own survival hopes.