Atletico took their unbeaten run to 25 matches when they slumped past Valencia with 1-0 the win gave them a huge boost with three more points in their bag as they compete with the current leaders of La Liga Sociedad with 23 points. Atletico owes the win to Toni Lato whose own goal placed them ahead with 11 minutes left to spare when the match looked like it would head towards a draw Atletico got the points with ease.
Throughout their campaign, they have conceded just twice in their nine matches in La Liga. Sociedad is set to play host for Villarreal and it would be an important match for them. Recently Atletico also won their Champions League match set against Liverpool by 4-2 giving them a huge boost.