Atletico Madrid continued their remarkable record this season by not defeating them in any match within the La Liga, raising their tally to 20 points and as the strongest line of defense in the competition by conceding only two goals.
Belgian Carrasqua scored the match goal in stoppage time in the first half, 45 + 3.
Atletico Madrid played a big game in the absence of the number of its main stars, led by Uruguayan Luis Suarez, who was infected with the Corona virus during the international suspension.
Atletico Madrid raised its score to 20 points from 8 games in the lead, evenly with Real Sociedad, while Barcelona’s balance stopped at 11 points after its third loss, in exchange for three wins and two draws.
This is Atletico Madrid’s first victory over Barcelona in the Spanish Football League in more than ten years.
Belgian winger Carrasco opened the scoring at the end of the first half, taking advantage of Ter Stegen’s exit and preceded him to put the ball between his legs and then shot in the empty net.
Marcus Llorente nearly put Atletico ahead early, but his shot hit the crossbar off the field while Ter Stegen starred to save an opportunity from Saul Niguez.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi gave a game to be forgotten while former Atletico striker Antoine Griezmann missed an opportunity in each half.