Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona 1-0 in the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, in the tenth round of the Spanish League.
Yannick Ferreira Carrasco scored the game’s only goal in the last seconds of the first half after a disastrous mistake by Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
To raise Atletico’s tally to 20 points in second place from 8 games, and equal in balance with leaders Real Sociedad, who played 9 games.
Barcelona stuck at 11 points in tenth place from 8 matches.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Pablo Simeone scored his first victory in his coaching career over Barcelona in the La Liga championship.
Simeone lost 11 previous games to Barcelona in the league and drew 6 times to be his first victory.
Atletico has also suspended a 20-game series without a win over Barcelona in the Spanish League since February 2010.
Atletico also raised its tally to 24 consecutive games without defeat in the Spanish League, as its last fall was on February 1, 2020, against Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabeu.
Atletico is the only team that has not lost a league match this season, and it is the lowest team that has lost 4 points.
It was Barcelona’s third defeat in the league this season, after falling to two other capitalist teams: Getafe and Real Madrid.