Jan Oblak takes his impressive national team form to club level: three defences in Atletico’s big away win
Photo source: Atletico Madrid
is in form, as he confirmed in his first game back after the national team break. The Slovenian captain was away with Atletico in Vigo, where the club from the capital celebrated a high victory. Celta lost 0:3, with Jan Oblak contributing to Atletico’s victory with three defences.
In an action-packed match, Atletico opened the door to victory wide in the 25th minute. In the first minute, AlvaroMoratais brought down in the penalty area by home goalkeeper Ivan Villar, who is shown a direct red card. Antoine Griezmann, the first name of the match at the Estadio Balaidos, scores from the white dot. The Griezmann show continued in the 64th. In the first minute, he takes a shot in the penalty area, which is deflected just wide of the right post.
Just six minutes later, the Frenchman scored a hat-trick, sending the ball into the net from close range and into the middle of the net to set up the final goal of the game and start breathing down the neck of Spanish top scorer Jude Bellingham.
Jan Oblak – as mentioned – collected three defensive saves, while keeping his net intact for the third game in a row.
gave him a high rating of 7.5 for his performance. The Slovenian octopus will be back at work on Wednesday, when his team hosts Celtic Park in the Champions League.
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