Football news - Luis Suarez secures Atletico Madrid win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty
Eibar goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic defied convention by scoring a penalty but it was Luis Suarez's spot kick in the dying minutes that proved conclusive as Atletico Madrid secured a 2-1 away win on Thursday which lifted them seven points clear at the top of La Liga.
Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez scores during the Spanish league football match SD Eibar against Club Atletico de Madrid at the Ipurua stadium in Eibar on January 21, 2021
Dmitrovic made an outstanding late save to thwart Joao Felix late in the game but Suarez had the final say, drawing a foul from Anaitz Arbilla to earn a penalty that annoyed Eibar's players and coach Jose Luis Mendilibar.
Suarez oozed calm and chipped the ball past Dmitrovic to give his side all three points, while Eibar were then denied a penalty in added time, appealing in vain for a handball against Atleti's Stefan Savic.
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