Getafe had a little more control of the ball and made more successful attempts to get behind the defence in the second half
The Slovenian had a quiet first half in goal. The best opportunity for the hosts came late in the half when Borja Mayoral’s first-time effort rattled off the crossbar.
but the goalkeeper did not face many challenges and did not need to make a save.
In his first game for Atlético Madrid in nearly a year, he started at left wing-back. Early in the game, Sal fought his way up the pitch and made some forceful tackles. On the opening goal,
his quick thinking allowed Joo Félix advance the ball. He could have strengthened the left side of his defence more,
since Getafe targeted him because of his rust at the position.
Alvaro Morata scores twice as Atletico Madrid beats Getafe to start the season.
Alvaro Morata, who is reportedly a target for Manchester United,
scored twice as Atletico Madrid opened their LaLiga season with a resounding victory against Getafe.
The former Chelsea striker
displayed his talent by scoring a brace in a 3-0 victory and has been linked with a move to Old Trafford.
After being set up by Joao Felix,
Morata scored after 15 minutes, and the same pair added an additional goal on the hour by capitalising on a defensive blunder.
With a skillfully executed third goal,
Antoine Griezmann secured the points and sent Diego Simeone’s team up to second in the preliminary table.
At the Benito Villamarin Stadium,
Real Betis also got off to a winning start as they cruised to a 3-0 victory over Elche with 10 men.
When John was sent off after just 18 minutes for tripping Aitor Ruibal on the edge of the box,
the visitors were in trouble.
Borja Iglesias scored a close-range goal for Betis to give the home team the lead just before the half-hour mark.
Juanmi, Real’s leading scorer from the previous season,
then took centre stage by guiding in the second goal just before halftime and clinching the victory by seizing a loose ball to score a third.
Another LaLiga match on Monday night ended in a scoreless tie between Athletic Bilbao and Real Mallorca.
Juventus won 3-0 at home against Sassuolo to begin their Serie A campaign. Angel Di Maria
scored on his Juventus debut.
The former Paris St. Germain attacker opened the scoring with a volley in the 26th minute. Dusan Vlahovic then scored twice,
first from the penalty spot and once with a stretched finish at the back post.
At the conclusion of the first round of games,
Napoli quickly ascended to the top of the standings after defeating Verona 5-2.
Before Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Victor Osimhen reversed the tables just before halftime,
Kevin Lasagna had given Verona the lead.
Thomas Henry gave the hosts a point,
but Napoli went on the offensive with goals from Piotr Zielinski,
Stanislav Lobotka, and Matteo Politano to seal the victory.
a forward for Atletico Madrid, made a spectacular return to La Liga on Monday,
helping the visitors defeat Getafe 3-0 with two goals of his own.
Atletico had plenty of opportunities to make the score even more comprehensive in the sweltering heat until substitute Antoine Griezmann scored the third goal late in the game.
Joao Felix, a dynamic forward from Portugal, assisted three goals while swarming all over the field.
After 15 minutes, he slipped Morata a pinpoint pass,
and Morata hammered a perfectly timed shot from the edge of the box into the bottom left corner of the goal.
Atletico Madrid won 3-0 against Getafe on Monday in their first La Liga match of the year thanks to two goals from Alvaro Morata.
After spending two years on loan with Juventus,
Morata returned to Atletico and scored once in each half before Antoine Griezmann sealed the victory.
All three goals—the first of which Morata swept in from the edge of the box on minute 15—were assisted by Joao Felix,
who was instrumental in the victory.
Given Atletico’s stellar preseason scoring performance, there should be plenty of interest in betting on a high scoring match.
On Monday night,
Atletico Madrid plays host to Getafe as Diego Simeone’s team kicks off the La Liga season with a neighbourhood rivalry.
Los Rojiblancos began the previous campaign as the defending champions but ultimately finished 15 points behind the victor. This year,
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid plan to perform considerably better. While all is going on, Getafe has been active in the transfer market and will aim for a top-10 finish.
With a 3-0 victory against Getafe,
and the visitors put on an outstanding show with a third goal from replacement Antoine Griezmann.
In terms of recording victories in gameweek one,
Atletico joined teams like Villarreal, Valencia, Real Madrid, Osasuna, and Real Sociedad.