Malaga 2-2 Atletico Madrid: La Liga champs stumble ahead of Real Madrid clash

Atletico Madrid were held to a 2-2 draw against Malaga at the La Roselada stadium.

The draw saw Malaga drop nine points behind league leaders Barcelona and seven behind second placed Real Madrid.

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Antoine Griezmann scored a brace taking his tally for the season up to 18 but it was not enough to win his side all three points.

Fernando Torres had a less memorable night, scoring an own goal and Samuel Garcia scored Malaga’s other goal.

Turkish international Arda Turan started for Atleti and completed the highest number of successful dribbles for his side (4).

The 28-year-old winger was given a rating of 7.00 by Whoscored for his performance.

The La Liga champions play neighbours Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.

Malaga 2-2 Atletico Madrid

Malaga: Kameni, Boka, Weligton, Rosales, Sanchez, Racio, Darder, Castillejo, Juanmi, Amrabat, Samuel

Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Juanfran, Miranda, Gimenez, Gamez, Tiago, Gabi, Koke, Turan, Griezmann, Torres

Goals: 25′ Griezman, 37′ Torres, 71′ Samuel, 78′ Griezman