The first-half goal from Correa was the only goal of the game. Atletico Madrid won 1-0 (1-0) at home to Elche in the La Liga.
The match was even in terms of goals until Atletico Madrid took the lead in the 39th minute through Angel Correa, who scored, with an assist by Rodrigo De Paul.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 0-1 away win for Atletico Madrid in May 2021.
In the next games in the La Liga, Atletico Madrid will play Villarreal (home) on 2021-08-29, Espanyol (away) on 2021-09-12 and Atlethic Bilbao (home) on 2021-09-19. Elche play Sevilla (home) on 2021-08-28, Getafe (away) on 2021-09-12 and Levante (home) on 2021-09-19.