Spain: Torres double as Barcalona slip

February 7, 2005
By Simon Baskett
MADRID, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid threw the Spanish title race wide open on Sunday when a Fernando Torres double consigned Barcelona to a 2-0 defeat, their first home loss of the season.

The 20-year-old striker got Atletico off to a flying start at the Nou Camp when he guided home in the first minute after a stunning back-heeled assist from playmaker Ariel Ibagaza.

World Player of the Year Ronaldinho fluffed a 70th-minute penalty for Barcelona before Torres completed ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations