The footballers of FC Barcelona have knocked out defending champions Atlético Madrid from the top of the table. In the top match of the Primera División Barça beat the champions 6: 1 (4: 1) and took over the first place in the table. Atlético took the lead in the second minute through Amanda Sampedro.
The captain of the Spanish national team, Jennifer Hermoso (8th minute, penalty), Mariona Caldentey (28th), Laia Aleixandri also from the penalty spot (34th), Asisat Oshoala (45. + 1, 47.) and Atléticos Silvia Meseguer by own goal (76.) met for Barcelona. Atléticos Aïssatou Tounkara left the field in the second half (60 ').
For Atlético it is the first Ligue defeat since March, when they also lost to Barcelona. The game had set a new world record for most spectators in a club football match between two women's teams.
Barça celebrates the second victory in the third game. Already two weeks ago, the new league leaders had celebrated a runaway victory: against the Madrid club CD Tacón, which will be called Real Madrid from next season.