Strong contenders for the #SOTW were
Gareth Bale – for doubling Real Madrid’s lead against Espanyol after getting a goal on his return from an ankle injury that sidelined him for about 2 months
Corentin Tolisso – scoring goals to give Lyon the platform to get a victory against Dijon in their Round 26 fixture in French Ligue 1.
But the Man of the Weekend goes to……
For scoring the winning goal and two insurance goals for in the final 10 minutes of regulation time to give Atletico Madrid an away victory over Sporting Gijon.
They have underachieved this season, dropping points is something Atletico Madrid can’t afford to do.