The home side Espanyol were in control, leading 1-0 in La Liga game. But Atletico Madrid turned the game around and won 2-1.
Away team Espanyol took the lead just before half time when Raul de Tomas scored, with an assist by Adri Embarba.
Yannick Carrasco equalised for Atletico Madrid in the 79th minute.
The deciding goal came in the 90th minute, when Thomas Lemar scored a 1-2 for Atletico Madrid, with an assist by Yannick Carrasco. The team had then turned the match around.
The game was the fourth in a row without a win for Espanyol.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Espanyol at home in March 2020.
Espanyol are unbeaten at home, after one game. Atletico Madrid have a perfect record after one away games.
Espanyol have scored 1 goals. They have scored one goal at home. They’ve conceded 3 goals in total.
Atletico Madrid have scored 7 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 7 goals. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
Espanyol have opened the score in 0 of their 3 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Atletico Madrid have scored 60 percent of their goals in the last 45 minutes, putting up an even (3–3) goal difference.
After this game in the La Liga, Espanyol will take on Real Betis (away) on 18 September 2021, Alaves (home) on 21 September 2021 and Sevilla (away) on 24 September 2021. Atletico Madrid play Atlethic Bilbao (home) on 17 September 2021, Getafe (away) on 20 September 2021 and Alaves (away) on 24 September 2021.