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27 Jul 2019, 06:38 IST
Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa

Diego Costa scored a first-half hat-trick as Atletico Madrid humiliated LaLiga rivals Actual Madrid by taking a 5-Zero lead into half-time of their Worldwide Champions Cup conflict.

Atletico showered no mercy in New Jersey, the place big-money signing Joao Felix and substitute Angel Correa additionally scored in an extremely one-sided first half on Friday.

The primary-half rout, which noticed Luka Jovic undergo an obvious knee damage, comes after Marco Asensio ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and exterior meniscus within the 2-2 draw with Arsenal – who had led 2-Zero at half-time.

Madrid – who completed third behind champions Barca and runners-up Atletico final season – had been additionally crushed 3-1 by Bayern Munich of their pre-season opener.

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