Antoine Griezmann: The Frenchman saw his penalty saved before opening the scoring
Atletico Madrid maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 2-0 win at Valencia, LIVE on talkSPORT2.
Despite failing to score a penalty in BOTH halves, Diego Simeone’s men netted twice in the second period to return to top spot, for the afternoon at least.
Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves saved two penalties in one game for the first time in his career, setting a new LaLiga record of 19 penalty saves in the competition.
Antoine Griezmann saw his spot-kick stopped ahead of half-time before opening the scoring shortly after the hour mark to take his league tally for the season to six.
Atleti veteran Gabi failed to convert a penalty six minutes later and the victory was confirmed in added time as Kevin Gameiro netted his third of the season.