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Atletico Madrid secured capital city bragging rights with a 1-0 win over Real Madrid.
Real had no answer to the relentless pressure of Atletico who took the derby spoils thanks to Diego Costa’s first-half goal.
Gareth Bale was unable to influence the outcome after climbing off the bench at half time, while Cristiano Ronaldo had a rare off day.
Costa’s winning goal came on 11 minutes. Koke dispossessed Angel Di Maria and threaded a pass to Costa who swept the ball beyond Diego Lopez.
Tiago should have doubled the lead but powered a free header wide, while in the second half Costa went clear on goal but fired a shot straight at Lopez.
Real improved following the late introduction of Alvaro Morata, but they could not find a way past Thibaut Courtois. Atletico won and moved to the top of La Liga with Barcelona.