Carlos Castro (Sporting de Gijón) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Antonio Sanabria.

Goal! Sporting de Gijón 1, Atlético de Madrid 1. Antonio Sanabria (Sporting de Gijón) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Atleti went down to 10 men for the final moments of the match, following an injury to defender Jose Gimenez after Simeone had already made his three substitutions.

Dangerous play by Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético de Madrid).

Sanabria equalised with a free-kick that deflected off Atleti midfielder Matias Kranevitter and past goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

Attempt blocked. Antonio Sanabria (Sporting de Gijón) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Carlos Carmona.

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Antonio Sanabria (Sporting de Gijón) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Carlos Carmona from a direct free kick.

Match ends, Sporting de Gijón 2, Atlético de Madrid 1.

With eight games left, Atletico trail leaders Barcelona by eight points.

Isma López (Sporting de Gijón) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Three goals in the final ten minutes led Barcelona to a convincing 5-0 win over Sporting Gijon.

Gijon, who started the match in the bottom two and three points from a position of safety, remain in the relegation places following Granada's 2-2 draw with Rayo Vallecano on Saturday evening.

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Carlos Carmona (Sporting de Gijón) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Sporting Gijon right-back Douglas expects to face Barcelona at the El Molinon stadium on Saturday after recovering from a gluteal injury he suffered while sleeping awkwardly on a team bus.

Deportivo, whose only previous LaLiga triumph this season had come on the opening weekend, made a positive start.

Douglas, 26, who has played just one La Liga game since joining Sporting on a season-long loan from Barca this summer, missed Thursday's training session and needed treatment for the muscular problem picked up on the return trip to Gijon after Wednesday's 2-1 defeat at Celta Vigo.

France forward Antoine Griezmann gave Diego Simeone's side a first-half lead with a superb free-kick.

On 10 minutes, defender Raul Albentosa saw his close-range header saved...

Carlos Castro (Sporting de Gijón) wins a free kick on the right wing.

But the visitors, who played 120 minutes in the Champions League on Tuesday before beating PSV Eindhoven on penalties, lost their focus in the second half.

Matías Kranevitter (Atlético de Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jony (Sporting de Gijón) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Carlos Carmona with a cross.

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Goal! Sporting de Gijón 2, Atlético de Madrid 1. Carlos Castro (Sporting de Gijón) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jony.

Suarez got the ball rolling just before the half-hour and Rafinha headed in a second to put the champions...

Alberto Lora (Sporting de Gijón) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Barcelona began their run of matches without Lionel Messi with a 5-0 win over Sporting Gijon at El Molinon.

Substitution, Atlético de Madrid. Juanfran replaces Luciano Vietto.

Attempt blocked. Fernando Torres (Atlético de Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Saúl Ñíguez with a headed pass.

Jorge Meré (Sporting de Gijón) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Carlos Castro (Sporting de Gijón) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Luis Enrique's side, who have a game in hand on Atletico, can extend their lead at the top of La Liga to 11 points if they beat Villarreal at El Madrigal on Sunday.

Foul by Matías Kranevitter (Atlético de Madrid).

Substitute Ryan Babel struck deep into stoppage time to give Deportivo de La Coruna a 2-1 victory over Sporting Gijon and end a five-match winless run.

Jorge Meré (Sporting de Gijón) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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Atletico seemed on course for a fifth consecutive league win just before the half-hour mark, when Griezmann floated an inch-perfect free-kick from 25 yards over the wall and into the top corner of Ivan Cuellar's goal.

Nacho Cases (Sporting de Gijón) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

The other two-thirds of the 'MSN' strike force, Luis Suarez and Neymar, played their part in covering for Messi's absence, scoring three goals between them.