LaLiga: Real best Atletico 2-1 in Madrid derby

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Real Madrid pipped city rivals, Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Wanda Metropolitano in Sunday’s LaLigal fixture.

The European champions took the lead in the 18th minute through Rodrygo’s superb goal.

The Brazilian danced with his international teammate Vinicius Junior after scoring the opener.

Federico Valverde extended Real’s lead to 2-0 after scoring a brilliant goal 18 minutes later.

Mario Hermoso reduced the deficit for Atleti in the 83rd minute.

The hosts’s chances of equalising suffered a major blow after the goalscorer Hermoso picked up a red card in extra time.

Real cruised to an important derby victory and landed on top of the league table.