Football news - Eibar goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic scores from the spot against Atletico Madrid
There was a shock goalscorer at Eibar vs Atletico Madrid on Thursday night in La Liga, as the league leaders went behind to the home side when their goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic converted an early penalty to put his team 1-0 up after just 12 minutes. Atletico will remain top regardless of the final result.
Dmitrovic, Eibar-Atletico Madrid, Liga 2020/21, Getty Images
Yoshinori Muto earned the penalty when winger Yannick Carrasco fouled him in the box after just 10 minutes.
Eibar's players celebrate after Eibar's Serbian goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic scored during the Spanish league football match SD Eibar against Club Atletico de Madrid at the Ipurua stadium in Eibar on January 21, 2021
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It is the first time that the 28-year-old Serbian international has scored in his professional career, beating his peer Jan Oblak with his attempt.
It all ended well for title-chasing Atletico, though, with Luis Suarez scoring five minutes before the break before netting a spot kick of his own to win all three points in the 89th minute.
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