Atletico Madrid win 3-0 against Shanghai SIPG

Shanghai, Aug 5 (IANS) Visiting Atletico Madrid beat Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shanghai SIPG 3-0 in their fourth warm-up match.

Shanghai’s key players Wu Lei, Yu Hai and Cai Huikang missed the match as they turned out for the Chinese national team in the East Asian Cup, reports Xinhua.

Atletico’s Antoine Griezmann found the net in the 10th and 25th minute, giving his team a 2-0 lead in the first half here on Tuesday .

Fernando Torres, who returned to Atletico last season, came off the bench in the second half and added another goal in the 46th minute.

Atletico gave the Chinese boy Xu Xin his debut with three-goal lead in hand.

“He had a good performance today, with his strong desire for the game. I hope that he can improve and give Chinese and Spanish football more surprise in the future,” said Diego Simeone, Atletico’s coach.

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