Espanyol defeated Atletico in 17th round of La Liga thanks to only goal in the game from 88. minute. First half brought pretty boring game with both teams underperforming. Atletico was active at the start of the second half and they missed some good chances. The punishment cane two minutes from the end of regular time when Garcia scored the only goal assisted by Esteban Granero. Espanyol jumped to the 14. position at the table while Atletico stayed as runner up behind Barcelona.