Atletico's Away Day Blues

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Atletico's Away Day Blues
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When Radamel Falcao scored a last minute winner – his first ever goal from a free-kick – at Anoeta in October Atletico Madrid proved, in beating Real Sociedad 1-0, that they could win without being at their best. Nearly four months later and another last minute goal arrived after a poor display, again from Falcao and this time away to Rayo Vallecano, but with one difference - it was merely a consolation. It continued a worrying trend that has put out any fire suggesting Atleti may be able to challenge Barcelona for the La Liga title. A trend of poor away performances.

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