GIFs: David Villa Scores Twice for Atletico Madrid in Two Minutes

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVMarch 8, 2014

Atletico's David Villa, right, celebrates with teammate Jose Sosa from Argentina after scoring the first goal against Real Club Celta during a Spanish La Liga soccer agains Real Club Celta at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo, Spain, Saturday March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Lalo R. Villar)
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David Villa did his part to keep Atletico Madrid's title hopes alive by bagging a brace in just a two-minute span against Celta Vigo. 

His first, in the 63rd minute, he was set free and slotted home a low shot to the near post. 

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Villa's second, only a minute later, the ball was expertly cut back to him in the 18-yard box and he was able to give Atletico more breathing room with a two-goal advantage. 

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Villa's goals were decisive, as Atletico held on to win 2-0 to go level on points with leaders Real Madrid, albeit, their Madrid rivals have a match in hand.