Atletico Madrid beat Elche 1-0 (1-0) away in the La Liga. Llorente scored the only goal of the game in the first half.
Atletico Madrid took an early lead when Marcos Llorente scored a goal in the 23rd minute, with an assist by Yannick Carrasco, making it 1-0. The goal was his 12th on target in the league this season.
Elche have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses with a 3–7 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Atletico Madrid have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss and a 10–3 goal difference.
With four games remaining, Elche are in 19th place in the table while Atletico Madrid are at the top of the table.
Atletico will play against Barca on Saturday. Elche will face Sociedad on Friday.