Reports: Almeria 2-2 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid’s poor LaLiga run continued on Saturday as they were were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom side Almeria thanks to a brace by 19-year-old Argentine forward Luka Romero.

Angel Correa’s close-range effort in the second minute handed Atletico the lead but Romero levelled the score with a fine strike in the 27th minute.

Rodrigo de Paul put the visitors back in front with a deflected shot in the 57th minute, but Romero fired in another equaliser into the top corner seven minutes later to earn Almeria a point.

Atletico, who have failed to win three of their last four league matches, are fourth in the standings with 52 points. They trail third-placed Girona by four points and are three ahead Athletic Bilbao in fifth, both of whom have a game in hand.

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